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2014-08-04 23:00:58

The Honorable Judge Bernal's ruling certifying a class of Claims Adjusters in order to seek back overtime pay could have large implications for employees working as Claims Adjusters in California Riverside, California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 On July 30, 2014, the Honorable Judge Jesus G. Bernal ruled a lawsuit brought on behalf of Arthur J. Gallagher Service Company, LLC's Claims Adjusters should be able to proceed as a class action. This ruling means that all employees who worked...

2014-07-31 23:17:41

Miller Public Adjusters, a licensed public insurance adjuster and policyholder advocate, expands from the Midwest to open an office in Tampa, Florida. Recognizing the need for policyholder advocacy in Florida, Miller Public Adjusters looks to assist homeowners and business owners who have suffered a loss to their property and need assistance settling their insurance claim. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Licensed Public Adjuster and owner of Miller Public Adjusters, David Miller,...

2014-07-29 20:24:09

AUSTIN, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hail damage insurance claims have become such a big deal in Texas that the department of insurance held a symposium titled "War on Hail" Over 2 million hail damage claims were processed from Jan. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2012. During this period, the top five states generating hail damage claims were Texas (320,823); Missouri (138,857); Kansas (126,490); Colorado (118,118) and Oklahoma (114,168). In 2010, 2011 and 2012, Texas was the state...

2014-07-24 23:02:31

Joyce Walsh scheduled to teach Case Management, Pleadings Drafting and Ethics at the October 23rd event Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Charles G. Monnett III & Associates is pleased to announce Joyce Walsh, a litigation paralegal with the law firm, will be teaching Case Management, Pleadings Drafting and Ethics at the October 23rd Institute for Paralegal Education in Charlotte, NC. Joyce’s courses are part of “A Litigation Paralegal’s Guide to Case Management,...

2014-07-21 23:09:16

Boutique recruitment and management consultancy to the Intellectual Property sector, Fellows and Associates, share their thoughts on current market activity. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Fellows and Associates, a recruitment firm focused solely on the Intellectual Property sector, has recently observed some changes in the market in which they work. Phillipa Field, consultant, has shared her observations in their latest article on the Fellows and Associates website, “It...

2014-07-17 08:21:58

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simplest solution to avert the culture of avoidance or coverup inside GM regarding their discovery of product defects is for the CEO to establish an independent Ombudsman office, authorized to receive, in total confidence, the assertions of conscientious engineers and other employees about safety defects without fear of retaliation or losing their jobs. The Ombudsman, outside the GM chain of hierarchical command, would report...

2014-07-14 23:08:56

Fellows and Associates, a leading recruitment firm of Intellectual Property professionals, is gearing up to celebrate their 5th year in business next month. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 August will mark the anniversary of Intellectual Property recruitment and management consultancy, Fellows and Associates; a firm who has enjoyed significant success in placing patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys and other IP professionals in private practice and corporate positions both...

2014-07-09 23:09:57

Recruiter of IP professionals, Fellows and Associates, explains that those looking for a career in Intellectual Property do not need to flock to the capital. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 A recent article published by Fellows and Associates has highlighted that professionals working in IP do not necessarily need to work in London, even though it is still widely regarded as the main activity hub for the profession. “The majority of employers, such as law firms and firms...

2014-06-30 16:24:22

Patent Office Puts Colorado in the National Spotlight as an Innovation Hub DENVER, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) opened its permanent satellite location in Denver. The new office is the second to open out of four satellite offices announced by the USPTO including those in Detroit, Dallas-Fort Worth, and San Jose, Calif. The offices are designed to foster American innovation in the global marketplace, while at the same time help...

2014-06-20 08:20:59

DALLAS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Bank, as Trustee of the Hugoton Royalty Trust (NYSE: HGT) (the "Trust"), today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $0.094512 per unit, payable on July 15, 2014, to unitholders of record on June 30, 2014. The following table shows underlying gas sales and average prices attributable to the net overriding royalty payments made by XTO Energy Inc. (XTO Energy) to the Trust for both the current...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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