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High Court Limited Reach of RICO

By Jeremy K. Robinson, CaseyGerry — as Published in the Daily Journal

Growing globalization of both legitimate and illegitimate enterprises has increasingly raised the question: can a private entity bring civil claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) for illegal acts and injuries that happened outside the U.S.?

A Premises Liability Primer

By Frederick Schenk, as published in The Legal Examiner

Sadly, the issue of premises liability has been in the news of late. From the horrific incident where an alligator dragged a 2-year-old Nebraska boy into the water at a Disney Orlando resort to the much-talked about encounter between a gorilla and a 3-year-old boy at the Cincinnati Zoo, the focus has been on who is responsible and what should have been done to prevent the two tragic cases.

Skin Cancer Rates Soar: How to Stay Safe from this Deadly Phenomenon

By Frederick Schenk, CaseyGerry –  As Published in Living Safer

Over the last few years, I have successfully undergone treatment for skin cancer  on several occasions – underscoring the importance of regular skin checks and physician visits.

Hit and Runs on the Rise: How Protect Yourself from a Growing Problem

Thomas D. Penfield, CaseyGerry – As Published in the Legal Examiner

If it seems like more and more fatal hit and run stories are appearing in your news feed, you’re not imagining it.

Short Tips for a Long, Successful Practice

By Thomas D. Penfield

Many newly emerging attorneys want to know how they can enjoy a successful law practice. The most basic and important thing you can do is to keep your client informed. 

The Real Risks of Drowsy Driving

By Frederick Schenk – published in the Legal Examiner

Most people are familiar with the terms “driving under the influence” and “driving while intoxicated” and the very serious – often fatal – repercussions they can have.

Districts Split on Scope Respondeat Superior Liability

By Jeremy K. Robinson, CaseyGerry — Published Daily Journal

Imagine: you are the managing partner at a law firm. One Saturday morning, you learn that the night before, one of your employees left work and later crashed into and killed an innocent driver.

Fraud a big concern as SEC lifts 80-year-old ban on securities soliciting

August 6, 2013 Attorney Articles

Daily Journal – By Mark Ankcorn

Soon, the airwaves, Internet and print media may be filled with ads soliciting the opportunity to buy into starts-ups, hedge or private equity funds.

Consumers have been spared these pitches for years under Regulation D (Rule 506) of the Securities Act of 1933.