Party time again: Michelle Obama explains the Angela Merkel state dinner for you guys without invites

Another big night in the Barack Obama White House today, planned as another Salahi-free state dinner. This one is for Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, whom Obama hasn’t seen since their big meeting in France two weeks ago. This is the fourth of these big to-do’s, the most recent one being for China’s President Hu. It’ll […]

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Bank Of America Case Worth It All

MIAMI — In what may be the largest civil judgment ever against the Cuban government, a Miami-Dade judge on Friday awarded more than $1 billion to a Homestead man who blamed Fidel Castro and Ernesto ”Che” Guevara for driving his father to suicide in 1959. ”What the defendants did was torture this family and tear […]

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Bank Of America Case Worth it all

Friday’s $410 million settlement of a class action lawsuit against Bank of America “validates everything I have been working for,” Miami attorney Jeremy Alters says. The win comes at a critical time for Alters, who, just a few months ago, acknowledged cash flow problems because of the large expense of tackling national class action cases. […]

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Attorney Alters spends big on Democrats

There’s a story in this week’s print edition about turmoil at a small, but well known, Miami law firm run by Jeremy Alters. Alters is a well-dressed, savvy attorney who recently lost three of his law partners due to money concerns and a change in his law firm’s focus. An additional key attorney left last […]

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Chinese Drywall Has Left Tens of Thousands of Homeowners Out of Options

Liao leans back in his insulated guard booth in front of a massive factory 69 miles southeast of Beijing. It’s November 30, and a cold front has blown in off the Bohai Gulf. Liao lights a cheap cigarette and stares for a minute at the buildings. Bulky columns of pale smoke billow into bracing air. […]

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Teen disfigured in accident gets $17.5 million

Bucks County girl, family settle lawsuit with insurance company of driver who ran over her head. The family of a Bucks County teen who was run over by a sport utility vehicle on a Florida beach two years ago has reached a $17.5 million settlement with the driver’s insurance company, the family’s attorney said this […]

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