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May 30, 2018

Savannah Mourns the Loss of a Police Officer Killed While Working at a Crash Scene

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Savannah is mourning the loss of Anthony Christie, a police officer with the Savannah Police Department (“SPD”), who was tragically killed in the line of duty on Friday, May 25, 2018. Officer Christie was directing traffic around a head-on collision on eastbound I-16 at Dean Forest Road, at around 2:30 a.m. He was in his [...]

Feb 16, 2018

The FDA and Its Inefficient Food Recall Process

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The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act signed by President Obama in 2011 gave the Food and Drug Administration additional powers to regulate food safety. It enhanced the agency’s authority and ability to issue binding recalls of potentially dangerous and contaminated food products. However, the Department of Health and Human Services recently released a report that [...]

Sep 8, 2017

“This Is About as Bad as It Gets” – Equifax Security Breach Could Affect 143 Million Americans

By |September 8th, 2017|Legal Matters|0 Comments

The Atlanta-based credit reporting agency Equifax has announced a devastating security breach that could potentially result in 143 million Americans – about half of the country’s population – having their personal, sensitive information made public. The breach occurred sometime between May and July of this year, but the full effects of the hack are just [...]

Mar 8, 2017

Four Killed After Train Collides with Charter Bus in Mississippi

By |March 8th, 2017|Legal Matters, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Four Killed After Train Collides with Charter Bus in Mississippi

Four people were killed and many more injured after a CSX freight train collided with a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi yesterday afternoon. The bus, operated by Echo Transportation, was transporting passengers from the Hollywood Gulf Coast Casino in Bay St. Louis to the Boomtown Biloxi Casino 45 miles away. Although unclear why the bus [...]

Feb 14, 2017

HLM Partner Jeff Harris Argues in Front of Georgia Court of Appeals

By |February 14th, 2017|Legal Matters, Uncategorized|Comments Off on HLM Partner Jeff Harris Argues in Front of Georgia Court of Appeals

Harris Lowry Manton LLP partner Jeff Harris, along with former governor Roy E. Barnes, recently argued in front of the Georgia Court of Appeals in the case of BellSouth Telecommunications LLC v. Cobb County, Georgia, et al. HLM filed claims on behalf of Cobb and Gwinnett County against BellSouth for violating the Georgia Emergency Telephone [...]

Nov 7, 2016

Victims of Palm Springs bus crash may face years of uncertainty over compensation

By |November 7th, 2016|Legal Matters|Comments Off on Victims of Palm Springs bus crash may face years of uncertainty over compensation

Original Link: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-bus-crash-insurance-20161103-story.html Photo: AP / Rodrigo Pena Los Angeles Times / November 6, 2016 / by Ralph Vartabedian After gambling all night at a Connecticut casino, Ren Xiang Yao was headed home on a tour bus when it slid out of control, turned over on its side and was sliced in half by a sign post [...]

Nov 3, 2016

October Recall Roundup

By |November 3rd, 2016|Legal Matters|Comments Off on October Recall Roundup

Harris Lowry Manton LLP is launching a monthly recap of significant consumer product recalls. Our report is sourced primarily from the records of federal agencies which regulate automobile manufacturing, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, the food supply and a vast number of other products we use in our daily lives. For a complete list of recalls, please [...]

Nov 1, 2016

Beating Cybersecurity Fraud

By |November 1st, 2016|Legal Matters|Comments Off on Beating Cybersecurity Fraud

Cybersecurity breaches are a growing threat to this ever-expanding technology-filled world. Companies and the government often grab the headlines when they announce a massive data breach, and consumers are the ultimate victims. In fact, five hundred million consumers just felt a hit. Yahoo recently discovered a two-year-old cyber heist of its customer accounts, which contained [...]

Oct 28, 2016

Halloween Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treating

By |October 28th, 2016|Legal Matters|Comments Off on Halloween Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treating

Halloween is near, and that means our little ones are getting excited for a night filled with costumes and candy, and we are filling our candy stash for many small princesses and goblins looking for a “trick-or-treat.” But traffic and pedestrian safety are also critical for a safe and fun Halloween, and it's particularly important for parents to keep a [...]

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