Monthly Archives: July 2014

I have CHF, bradycardia, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, acid reflux, and sleep apnea; can I get disability?

Question: I had a heart attack in November 2012 and I went back to work after being told I needed a pacemaker. In March of 2013, my heart rate went to 40 and I was hospitalized for a few days and then sent home. It did it again in June and […] they took me  Continue Reading »

Nolo Publishes 50-State Series on Redeeming Your Home After Foreclosure

Are you in foreclosure or did you recently lose your home to foreclosure? In many states, you have one last chance to get your house back — called redemption. When you redeem your home, you essentially repurchase your home from the person or entity that bought the home at foreclosure. If your state gives you  Continue Reading »

Want to Know Who’s Actually Getting DACA Approval?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just published its first-ever report summarizing the “Characteristics of Individuals Requesting and Approved for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).” The report supplies demographic information about people who requested DACA between August 2012 to September 2013 and were approved by January 2014, in these categories: -age range -gender -country  Continue Reading »

Friend of Alleged Marathon Bomber Convicted of Obstruction, Conspiracy

Almost a year ago, a federal grand jury indicted two friends of Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The charges related to their alleged attempt to dispose of evidence incriminating their chum. (See New Charges in the Boston Marathon Bombing Case.) The verdict for one of the two young men, Azamat Tazhayakov, is in: guilty  Continue Reading »

Am I Infringing My Client’s Newsletter?

Dear Rich: 1) I am an Independent Contractor and web/graphic designer, and my client thinks that I have appropriately shared proprietary information. Do electronic newsletters constitute proprietary information? 2) I forwarded several emails newsletters at the request of a former employee and friend with whom I had collaborated on the newsletter design. Did I unlawfully  Continue Reading »