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Instant Access Properties/IAP Global Officers and Directors Litigation UK

Instant Access Properties/IAP Global Officers and Directors Litigation UK Legal Action in the United Kingdom against Instant Access Properties/IAP Global Officers and Directors Please see the latest developments on this matter here: Opens internal link in new windowIAP and FUEL Update 2017 Via its UK offices, Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. (“UTF”), is moving forward with the representation of former members of Instant Access Properties, Ltd./Instant Access Properties Global, Ltd. (“IAP”) who suffered financial losses and other damages as a result of their relationship with and membership in IAP....

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Trends in International Law – German Lawyer Christian Thier Publishes Online Course

trends in international law - german american law

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] International Legal Trends Course - German-US, Swiss-US, and Austria-US Issues Attorney Carl-Christian Thier published a continuing legal education course outlining current trends in international law. He focuses primarily on US-German, US-Austrian and US-Swiss legal issues. U.S. companies are often not aware of the legal landscape in Europe and law practices may be called on to give them guidance as they establish themselves abroad. Attorney Thier discusses domestic and foreign litigation, international laws that should be considered in each situation. He also covers how U.S. judgements are handled internationally. Other important factors such as double taxation and treaties that impact legislature and...

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Recent Amendments to the Law: Alimony and Child Support, Military Personnel and Child Abduction

Recent Amendments to the Law: Alimony and Child Support, Military Personnel and Child Abduction You will see significant changes in the law affecting both alimony and child support in 2010 and 2011. Many of these changes may affect your child support and alimony claims, and may also warrant modification of existing orders affecting your rights and obligations to pay support into the future....

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Legal Pitfalls in Distributing Marital Property

Legal Pitfalls in Distributing Marital Property What is marital property? Generally speaking, Florida law defines the marital estate as any asset or debt accumulated or incurred during the marriage, and there is a presumption that the marital estate should be equally divided between the spouses. The title to the property or debt does not determine to whom it is distributed. Sounds simple, but many difficult legal issues arise in equitable distribution litigation. It is crucial for spouses going through a divorce to obtain competent legal advice regarding who is necessary to join as a party to the divorce action, exactly what constitutes...

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H2-B Work Visas

H2-B work Visas Contrary to popular belief, US Work visas are not confined to only skilled workers. Workers without formal education can receive them also. US work visas are in the H2 classification and are for both seasonal and temporary workers in the agriculture (H2A) and non-agricultural category (H2B). The H2 visas are highly controlled as the presiding law restricts these visa permits to less than 10,000 visas nationally, per year....

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Immigrating Through Marriage

mmigrating Through Marriage Lawful Permanent Residency through the marriage to a U.S. citizen is the most common way for immigrants achieve citizenship. The Immigration Marriage Fraud Amendments of 1986 allows immigration officials to criticize cases for marriage in depth. They ask for extensive amounts documents before granting fiancée(s) marriage visas. The repercussions for marriages that deemed fraudulent can vary from monetary fine, criminal prosecution, permanent visa restrictions and possible deportation. ...

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International Personal Injury Attorneys & Barristers

International Personal Injury & Compensation Law The last thing you thought about while planning your vacation or business trip was becoming injured. Unfortunately, injuries do happen while traveling. And injuries outside your home country pose unique issues involving medical treatment, insurance coverage, and legal compensation....

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Were You Injured While Traveling in the United States?

Were You Injured on Vacation,Holiday or While Traveling in the United States? Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. has extensive experience representing individuals who have been seriously injured or killed due to the negligence or fault of another. We have the legal experience and financial resources required to bring a complex serious personal injury or wrongful death case to a successful conclusion....

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Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues

Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues International travel— whether it be for business or pleasure— presents anticipated and minor inconveniences to the visitor, such as exchanging currency, overcoming language barriers, becoming familiar with methods of travel, etc....

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DePuy A.S.R. Hip Implant Recall History in the United States, Germany, and United Kingdom

DePuy A.S.R. Hip Implant Recall History in the United States, Germany, and United Kingdom DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, announced a recall in August of 2010 for two of its hip replacement products after many patients reported injuries from the flawed all-metal implants and early device failure. The now-recalled defective DePuy devices are known as Articular Surface Replacement (A.S.R.) and were available in two versions: the A.S.R. XL Acetabular System and the A.S.R. Hip Resurfacing System....

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