February 2017 Archives

Understanding accounting malpractice: Conflicts of interest

While most people are already well aware that those who earn a living as attorneys, physicians, dentists or pharmacists are subject to certain rules of professional conduct as promulgated by the various states in which they practice, they might be unaware that other white-collar professionals are subject to similar regulation.

Dedicated to finding answers when plaintiffs lose their opportunity for justice

When a person is faced with the possibility of having to retain the services of an attorney, it's frequently because certain traumatic events have transpired that are damaging from either from a financial or a medical perspective. Indeed, it's not uncommon for this underlying trauma to be so acute that many obviously injured individuals actually feel reluctant about the prospect of meeting with an attorney, which would require them to essentially relive the incident.

Suing an attorney for legal malpractice

Florida residents who are dissatisfied with the job that their attorney is doing for them may think about filing a legal malpractice claim. However, it may be difficult for a person without legal training to understand whether or not their attorney has committed malpractice. People who suspect that their attorney's work has been inadequate may want to ask a different attorney for an opinion.

Understanding the duties owed by directors, officers -- II

Earlier this week, we began discussing how the average shareholder must understand that both the directors they elect to govern the corporation and the officers these directors appoint to run its operations can be held legally accountable for corporate malfeasance -- no matter the size of their salary.

Understanding the duties owed by directors, officers

When it comes to the structure of the modern corporation, it is essentially three-tiered, consisting of directors, officers and, of course, shareholders. As to the roles fulfilled by each of these players, the directors are responsible for creating a governing policy and appointing the officers, the officers are responsible for running the actual business and overseeing its daily operations, and the shareholders are responsible for electing the directors.

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