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Digital Assets Collapse Forcing Brokerages Into Bankruptcy

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

Sometimes, commercial bankruptcies cause a chain reaction that results in more commercial bankruptcies and finally, consumer bankruptcies. The latest crypto collapse has resulted in a major crypto brokerage, Voyager Digital, filing for Chapter 11. Voyager Digital’s bankruptcy was preceded by its association with the crypto hedge fund, Three Arrows Capital, which defaulted on loans… Read More »

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Cadets File Sexual Harassment And Rape Allegations Against Merchant Marines

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

Several cadets from the merchant marine academy are alleging that they suffered numerous incidents of sexual harassment and at least one cadet alleges that she was forcibly raped while on the job. To understand this, you need to realize that cadets are the equivalent of interns and working aboard vessels is required for their… Read More »

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Bankruptcy Claims Traders Offer Crypto Holders An Exit

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

We wrote last month about the crypto market, two high-profile bankruptcies, and the shockwave it could create for crypto investors who are now barred from selling or accessing their accounts on these brokerages. Why can’t they access their accounts? The account holders are now the equivalent of creditors in a bankruptcy filing by two… Read More »

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Employee Files Gender Harassment Lawsuit Against Nursing Home

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

The former employee of a Jacksonville nursing home has filed a hostile work environment lawsuit against his former employer and three female coworkers who harassed him on a daily basis because he was gay. The conduct included calling him slurs and other demeaning commentary on his sexual orientation. The employee stated that after he… Read More »

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Understanding Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Exemptions In Florida

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

If you file for bankruptcy under Chapter 7, some of your estate MAY be liquidated to repay your creditors. In most bankruptcy cases, the trustee finds very little to liquidate and consumers are allowed to protect or exempt some of their assets from liquidation. All states have various bankruptcy exemptions. In this article, we’ll… Read More »

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Lawmakers Consider Banning NDAs In Sexual Harassment Suits

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

If you’ve ever been sexually harassed at work, then you know that holding an employer accountable for the conduct is not the simplest process in the world. But the odds aren’t against you in these lawsuits because the burden of proof is substantially lower than a criminal case. You only need to prove your… Read More »

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Bankruptcy Filings Continue To Rise In 2022

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

In 2020 and 2021, millions of Americans were on the verge of declaring bankruptcy when government bailouts helped forestall these bankruptcy filings and gave folks enough time to right their economic ship. Most of those who needed to file pandemic-related bankruptcies filed them in 2021. However, in 2022, we saw a major rise in… Read More »

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Possible Changes To Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Could Help Consumers

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

A bill with bipartisan support has been introduced in the Senate by Iowa Senator Charles Grassley (SB 3823) that would increase the debt limits for Chapter 13 bankruptcy and simplify filings. Right now, the debt limits are $1,257,850 for secured debts and $419,275 in unsecured debts. The new legislation proposes a total cap of… Read More »

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Former Air Force Colonel Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against Female Boss

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

It’s important to understand that, under the law, all individuals are protected equally. That means if there is a law that’s enacted primarily for the protection of women, it also protects men in the same way. While it doesn’t happen often, female bosses are accused of sexual harassment. In this case, a former Air… Read More »

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Justice Department Joins Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against County Commissioner

By Law Offices of Carol M. Galloway, P.A. |

When the Department of Justice announces via their website that they have joined a civil case alleging sexual harassment against you, then you should know that you have serious problems. In this case, four female employees of Schuylkill County are accusing the commissioner of sexual harassment, coerced sexual encounters, and retaliation for rejecting sexual… Read More »

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