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Spring Break Safety – share with your kids

Spring Break. A time of year synonymous with fun, friends, and cutting loose. But before you head out, it’s important to be sure you’re safe and prepared for the week ahead. Let’s look at a few spring break safety tips […]

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If you could put 1,000,000 into your 401K would you? Attorney fee deferrals are back in Vogue.

What’s it like being the only profession to be able to defer vast amounts of taxable income? Doctors and enteprenuers have been trying to figure it out for a long time. You the trial lawyer have been able to control […]

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Sheryl Axelrod’s Take on Diversity and Inclusion

Sheryl Axelrod is founder of The Axelrod Firm, a women-owned law firm based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Not only is she a skilled trial attorney, recognized as one of the “Top 50 Women Super Lawyers in Pennsylvania” for the past three […]

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It’s about time – First Women Majority MDL – Ethicon Power Morcellator

It’s about time!  Congratulations to the well deserved women in the Ethicon Inc’s (a unit of Johnson & Johnson)Power Morcellator MDL.  Our firm just represented one of these clients in the medical malpractice suit in NY, in which the client […]

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How do I defer taxes on my BP claim?

Now that BP has finally lost in the litigation process, we expect many of the 1000’s of claims to start moving forward to payment. The question is, “is a lump sum of cash best for your, your business and your […]

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Can Medicare Deny Payment if an MSA Isn’t Set?

A Medicare Set Aside (MSA) is an amount of money that you and your attorneys, or an independent 3rd party expert, determines is sufficient to protect your future Medicare benefits. This term is used in Centers for Medicare Services (CMS) […]

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Milestone Pledges Action in AAJ’s Safe Driving Initiative

As legal professionals interacting with members of our community on a daily basis, we understand how important it is to act as a responsible member of that community. That’s why we’re so proud to have pledged to follow the Safe […]

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One tap giving

As busy as our lives get, this recent article by the New York Times puts in perspective how tough it is to get peoples attention. One tap giving, it seems is an ongoing tech debate, with Apple at the heart […]

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Ending Distracted Driving – it takes a village

You wouldn’t think twice about spending $100 or even $200 to have the best car seat for your kid; Or spending hours shopping for the safest car for your son/daughter heading off to college. What will you give right now? […]

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Medicare Set Aside and AAJ letter

Although from 2009, this information is critical to have at your fingertips in mediation or in a conversation about settlement with a defense lawyer. The highlights are the following: CMS does not require Medicare Set Aside (MSA) in any kind […]