Archive for August 2016

7 Ways to Avoid Corporate Fraud

Each day, business owners are faced with significant financial decisions that can ultimately harm or benefit the business–especially when fraudulent actions are in the mix. The corporate fraud attorneys from Azrael, Franz, Schwab & Lipowitz discuss critical tips to help businesses avert corporate fraud. Businesses are always at risk of interacting with individuals who intend to defraud or deprive the company of funds. While no company, even with robust internal…

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30 Hurt and Several Missing in Silver Spring Fire Explosion

  A massive explosion and ensuing 3 alarm fire leveled two apartment buildings containing 28 units in the Flower Branch Apartment complex on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring, Maryland just before midnight August 10, 2016.  There were 30 people taken to area hospitals and 5-7 people living in the apartments are not accounted for.  Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said, “People were dropping children and jumping out of…

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Product Liability Claims Involving Medical Devices

The medical product liability attorneys at Azrael, Franz, Schwab & Lipowitz discuss what individuals can expect during a medical product liability case. Defective or dangerous medical devices such as implants, defibrillators and contraceptive devices can result in injury or even death to a patient. In some cases, the manufacturers, distributors, and even physicians can be held liable for patient injuries and other damages that result from defective products. Examples of…

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