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Bank of America Suit

Bank of America settled a class action suit that accused the banking giant of charging higher-than-legal interest rates to military personnel. http://www.bankofamericamilitarysettlement.com

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My Business Partner is Misappropriating Funds: Please Help!

Not every business relationship goes exactly as planned. If you suspect your partner is misappropriating funds, you need to take steps to protect your rights—and possibly save the business. Contact a Wilmington business litigation attorney today. Why Business Partners Misappropriate Funds The reasons vary. Some partners run into financial trouble and use business funds to […]

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Documents revealing profiting from death of service members

Prudential was accused of profiting from the deaths of service members after internal documents revealed the company kept interest money from grieving family members after insurance payouts. https://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/10/05/va-says-it-was-unaware-of-prudentials-strategy-for-alliance-acc.html

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Results of Medical Malpractice

A 1950’s Supreme Court decision effectively bars non-combatant, active-duty service members from collecting damages from the U.S. Government when injured or killed by the negligence of others, including as a result of medical malpractice.https://www.stripes.com/news/us/patients-recount-medical-horrors-under-care-of-military-doctors-with-no-legal-recourse-1.579146

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Protecting Those Who Protect Us

44% of U.S. service members are under 25, making them targets for small and large businesses alike that prey on their vulnerabilities. We must better protect those who protect us: https://www.scpr.org/news/2017/10/12/76522/job-protections-under-fire-for-military-reservists/

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Financial Risk for Military Families

Members of the military have double the risk for identity theft compared to civilians, putting them and their families at significant financial risk. https://www.military.com/spouse/military-life/military-at-double-the-risk-of-identity-theft.html

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Tractor-Trailers Have Larger Blind Spots Than Most Motorists Think

Large commercial trucks like tractor-trailers drive in and out of our state daily, bringing goods to North Carolina consumers and transporting our goods to distant states. These vehicles are especially intimidating, given their size and weight. Some can weigh up to 40,000 tons and cause significant damage when they collide with smaller vehicles. One danger […]

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Agent Orange Echoes

More than 170,000 veterans and current service members claim on a VA registry that exposure to toxic chemicals from war zone burn pits caused their lung diseases. Yet, the VA denies there is a link to long-term health problems. Echoes of Agent Orange all over again: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2019/03/06/battle-over-burn-pit-benefits-coming-to-congress-soon/

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New Report About Service Protections

How can it be that our courageous servicemen and women are not protected from shady lenders, corporate rip-offs, disloyal employers, sub-par health care and more? A troubling new report: http://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ysk.php?memberid=22871&orderid=957&newsletterid=475&issueid=1905&subscriberid=0

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Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

How do we protect the ones who protect us? Our next You Should Know newsletter investigates what we can all do to support the emotional and physical well-being of our loved ones in the armed services. Sign up here: http://letamericaknow.com/member/view_profile.php?memberid=22871

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Protection from Food Sickness

Home cooks cause the most cases of food sickness. Here’s how to protect everyone at the dinner table: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill. https://bit.ly/2ghXQhj

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How to Tell Your Children You are Getting Divorced

Divorce affects more than the two people who are ending their marriage. If you have children, you can expect them to have opinions about the divorce and to respond negatively. Most people realize that divorce is a difficult experience for children, so they seek out advice about how best to break the news. Although there […]

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Top Food Chains with Foodborne Illness

Here are 11 foods/restaurant chains that topped the list for outbreaks of foodborne illness in 2018. The usual suspects like eggs, ground beef and lettuce are on the list joined by newcomers like breakfast cereal and … pistachios? https://bit.ly/2Ul3Jxg

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Foodborne Illnesses

2018 was one for the record book of foodborne illnesses with more reported outbreaks than any year in the past decade. Let us tell you why: http://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ysk.php?memberid=22871&orderid=957&newsletterid=472&issueid=1904&subscriberid=

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Can My Company be an S Corporation?

Many of the problems small business owners encounter are related to taxation. If your business is a sole proprietorship, then you will use your Social Security Number as your tax ID and include their business income on your personal 1040 form. However, if you are looking to raise some money, you may want to consider […]

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I Fell in a Parking Lot: Do I Have a Case?

Cars are not the only danger people face in parking lots. Some parking lots have clearly gone to seed and might have pot holes, cracks, and uneven pavement that make them dangerous to walk across. At our firm, we represent visitors injured on someone else’s property. In certain situations, you might be able to bring […]

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Accredited Surgery Centers

Choose a surgery center that is accredited according to this list from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Accrediting-Organization-Contacts-for-Prospective-Clients-.pdf

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