Celebrating your child’s birthday is usually a very exciting event and something that parents look forward to, especially when your children are young. Despite the excitement of birthdays, divorced couples tend to experience more than a couple challenges when it comes to planning and successfully executing a child’s birthday party. Parent’s may find it uncomfortable being around their ex-spouse or being near their ex-spouses family. Depending on the level of conflict from the divorce, throwing a joint birthday party may be an extremely difficult thing to do. Parents would need to put the needs of their child over their own
Blog, Child and Family
Whether someone has a health issue which requires medical attention or is going to the doctor for their annual check-up, anything that is discussed with their physician has to be kept between them and their health care provider. Legally all physicians are required to uphold a doctor-patient confidentiality agreement, which is based around the concept that patients should never be concerned about seeking medical treatment out of fear that their private medical information will be disclosed to others without consent. A person’s health is a personal issue, particularly if they have specific health issues they would NOT feel comfortable discussing
Blog, Litigation Lawyer, Personal Injury
On October 2, the Georgia Supreme Court revived a lawsuit alleging that a sperm bank misrepresented its screening process for donors which lead to a couple purchasing the sperm from a donor who had unreported mental illness and a burglary conviction. Monday, the state supreme court ruled Wendy and Janet Norman could NOT sue for wrongful birth, but instead had a case based on the alleged wrongdoing by the sperm bank, Xytex Corp.   According to the Normans’ suit, the donor had lied about his mental health and criminal history. Xytex never asked him to verify his answers, supply his
Blog, Litigation Lawyer
The acting head of ICE, Tony Pham, stated earlier last week that ICE Agents had until yesterday, October 16, to finish training on a new policy that allows officers to arrest and rapidly deport undocumented immigrants who have been in the US for less than two years. The new policy will give agents the ability to arrest and deport undocumented immigrants without a hearing in front of a judge. A federal judge blocked this policy in 2019, but in June the D.C. Circuit lifted the preliminary injunction. Currently, officers would arrest immigrants and place them in deportation proceedings. These include
Blog, Immigration
  On October 1st, in the Stiner v. Amazon, Inc case the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that Amazon can’t be held liable for the death of a teenager from caffeine powder sold by one of its vendors claiming that “Amazon isn’t a supplier per se under the state’s product liability law because they couldn’t possibly have control over the product. Under the claim that since Amazon never had clear possession of the caffeine powder and never actually touched the product, Judge Judith French declared they could not be held accountable. Tenkoris LLC, a third-party vendor on Amazon, did NOT participate
Blog, Personal Injury

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