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Marc Wites Presents Lecture To UF Law Students On How To How To Identify, Interview For, And Succeed At Your First Legal Job

Marc Wites returned to Gainesville recently to give a lecture to first-year law students at The University of Florida College of Law (his law school) entitled “How to Identify, Interview for, and Succeed at Your First Job”. He discussed topics such as proof reading resumes for spelling and formatting errors, researching the person conducting the interview, sending hand-written thank you notes, arriving at work before the partners and staying until after they leave, treating the non-lawyer support staff with respect, not using or posting on social media during the work day and, of course, working hard. A link to the video of his presentation is below; it will be helpful to students and recent graduates in all fields of study and work. Do you encounter these issues in your company? Please share your thoughts and experiences. Click Here To Watch Video

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Wites Law Firm Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Cryptsy and Its Principal Paul (“Big Vern”) Vernon

Bit coins CRYPTSY lawsuit

Wites Law Firm (www.wklawyers.com), along with the Silver Law Group, has filed a nationwide class action lawsuit in federal court against Florida-based cryptocurrency exchange operator Cryptsy and its principal, Paul (“Big Vern”) Vernon.  Over the past several months, numerous Cryptsy account holders have been denied access to their accounts and have been deprived of any ability to properly protect their valuable assets amidst widespread reports of problems at the heart of Cryptsy’s business.  While reports have been swirling in multiple media outlets that Cryptsy’s future is greatly troubled and that the company might be under heavy regulatory scrutiny, many Cryptsy account holders have been unable to withdraw any and all forms of currency from their accounts.  Despite repeated inquiries to Cryptsy, users are being left without any meaningful response or information from Cryptsy and have had their withdrawal demands either denied or tabbed as “pending” for days, weeks, or even months.  Although...

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What To Do If You’re Sued By Your Credit Card Company?

What To Do If Sued By Credit Card

Being sued by a credit card company for unpaid debts can be demoralizing and frightening—but it shouldn’t scare you into inaction. By confronting the situation head-on, you can find a solution that works for you. What to do if your credit card company is suing you If you’re currently facing a law suit from your credit card company, you have a few options: You can contact the credit card company yourself and try to settle the debt. Because most credit card companies would rather get paid than spend time and money on legal proceedings, you do stand a chance of being able to stop the lawsuit by negotiating with the company and reaching a settlement.  Tip: Negotiating with a credit card company can be time-consuming and extremely stressful. If you do go this route, stay committed, and make sure that you don’t agree to anything that isn’t in your financial...

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BLUE BELL ICE CREAM EXPANDS RECALL TO INCLUDE ALL OF ITS PRODUCTS

Blue Bell Ice Cream announced that “is voluntarily recalling all of its products currently on the market made at all of its facilities including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.” The recalled products were sold throughout the United States, including Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma,  South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wyoming. Attorney Marc Wites of Wites Law Firm is not surprised by the expansion of the recall.  “Our law firm is representing clients from state across the country that have become ill from eating Blue Bell Ice Cream, many of whom have been hospitalized, visited doctors, and missed...

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LISTERIA SYMPTOMS FROM BLUE BELL ICE CREAM MAY TAKE UP TO 70 DAYS TO APPEAR

LISTERIA SYMPTOMS FROM BLUE BELL ICE CREAM MAY TAKE UP TO 70 DAYS TO APPEAR The incubation period for the invasive type of Listeria infection that may result from eating contaminated Blue Bell Ice cream “is typically a few days to one, month, but can be up to 70 days”, according a April 9, 2015 Health Advisory from the Texas Department of State Health Services. The Department recommends that health care providers test all patients that may have been exposed to a contaminated product, have symptoms consistent with listeriosis, and have a high risk for invasive listeriosis. The Health Advisory explains that “people at high risk for invasive listeriosis include pregnant women, adults 65 and older, and people with weakened immune systems” and “symptoms may include fever and muscle aches, sometimes preceded by diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms.”  Information about the Blue Bell Ice Cream listeria contamination is available at these...

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Wites Law Firm Comments That Blue Bell Ice Cream Illnesses Are More Widespread Than Reported

Wites Law Firm COMMENTS THAT BLUE BELL ICE CREAM ILLNESSES ARE MORE WIDESPREAD THAN REPORTED (Lighthouse Point, FL) – Wites Law Firm reports that illness from contaminated Blue Bell Ice Cream is more widespread than indicated in news reports and government press releases. According to The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), “as of April 20, 2015, a total of ten patients infected with several strains of Listeria monocytogenes were reported from four states: Arizona (1), Kansas (5), Oklahoma (1), and Texas (3).”  Attorney Marc Wites of Wites Law Firm stated that “additional people in several other states have become ill from eating Blue Bell Ice Cream, and such illnesses have resulted in hospitalizations, ER visits, doctor visits, missed work and missed school, for many Blue Bell consumers.” The firm is representing clients in Tennessee, Florida, Texas, Nevada, Arizona, and Georgia. Mr. Wites is not suggesting that government agencies are under-reporting...

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