Monthly Archives: December 2010

Lawsuit Loans a Growing Trend

By Jack Simony Canadian officials have seen a rise in litigation financing, especially in personal injury cases. The Globe and Mail reports a major reason is because credit card companies are denying people large lines of credit to finance these … Continue reading

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The Passing of Elizabeth Edwards

By Jack Simony I’m very saddened by the passing of Elizabeth Edwards, a woman who displayed tremendous grace, strength and resilience throughout her life and her battle with cancer. Professionally, she set a great example for those who work toward … Continue reading

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Most Fiscally Responsible People Are in Northeast

By Jack Simony A new study says New York, New Jersey and New Hampshire are home to the country’s most fiscally responsible residents, USA Today reported. After asking 28,000 people questions on five topical financial issues, the Investor Education Foundation … Continue reading

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Derek Jeter Never Wanted to Leave the Yankees Even During Contentious Talks

By Jack Simony Strategically placed between Yankees Manager Joe Girardi and General Manager Brian Cashman, Derek Jeter told the press today he didn’t like the hostile talks between his agent and the team, adding he knew he was never going … Continue reading

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Maryland Doctor Face Lawsuits Over Cardiac Stents

By Jack Simony Hundreds of patients are suing a Baltimore cardiologist and St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, Maryland, claiming the doctor inserted stents in patients who did not need them, The New York Times reported. According to the newspaper, … Continue reading

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National Banks Lean on Feds During Crisis

By Jack Simony Large U.S. banks such as Goldman Sachs and Citigroup repeatedly asked the Federal reserve for help during their financial crisis, according to recently released documents, Reuters reported. Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lunch and Citigroup, all now part of … Continue reading

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