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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...

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Wites & Kapetan Expands with a Euro-Caribbean Flair

Wites & Kapetan Expands with a Euro-Caribbean Flair – Adds French attorney to its International Team The Law Offices of Wites & Kapetan, P.A., announced today that a new lawyer has joined the firm. Founding partner Marc Wites explained that “the firm is pleased to announce that Aline Martin-O’Brien, an attorney licensed to practice in France, has joined the firm and will work in our Lighthouse Point office.  Her background and expertise in civil law systems will greatly enhance our ability to serve our diverse client base.”   Aline represents individuals and business entities in commercial litigation and transactions in the European...

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Le Cabinet Wites & Kapetan étend son activité à la zone Euro-Caraïbes

Le Cabinet Wites & Kapetan étend son activité à la zone Euro-Caraïbes – avec l’arrivée d’un avocat français dans son équipe internationale Le d’avocats  Wites et Kapetan, PA, a annoncé aujourd’hui l’intégration d’un nouveau collaborateur. Marc Wites, associé fondateur, a expliqué que «le cabinet est heureux d’annoncer l’arrivée d’Aline Martin-O’Brien, qui s’inscrit dans la poursuite du développement de notre activité. Son expérience et son expertise dans les systèmes de droit civil, permettent de renforcer et d’étendre notre champ de compétences  pour répondre aux besoins croissants de notre clientèle diversifiée. » Aline représente les personnes et les entreprises lors de transactions et  litiges...

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16 New Chapters Added to The Florida Litigation Guide

Dear Counsel and Friends: We are pleased to announce that we just added 16 new chapters to The Florida Litigation Guide. You’ll now find chapters that address Wrongful Death, Breach of Contract Implied in Fact, Breach of Contract Implied in Law, Breach of Joint Venture Agreement, Dog Bites, several varieties of negligence claims and more! And, we made some technical changes to the Guide, which won’t be visible to you, but will help us update the Guide in the future, and provide you with a better product. Please visit the Guide. And, if you find it useful, please tell your friends!...

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AHMC HEALTHCARE INC. PATIENT DATA BREACH IMPACTS APROXIMATELY 729,000 PATIENTS

Wites & Kapetan, P.A. is investigating potential claims involving the theft of two laptops on October 12, 2013 from a secured administration office of AHMC Healthcare Inc. (“AHMC”).  According to AHMC, the laptops contained protected health information for approximately 729,000 Medicare patients treated at the following AHMC hospitals: (1) Garfield Medical Center, (2) Monterey Park Hospital, (3) Greater El Monte Community Hospital, (4) Whittier Hospital Medical Center, (5) San Gabriel Valley Medical Center, and (6) Anaheim Regional Medical Center.  The protected health information contained in the laptops includes patient names, Medicare/insurance identification numbers, diagnosis/procedure codes, and insurance/patient payments.  AHMC has stated that...

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INVESTOR ALERT: WITES & KAPETAN ANNOUNCES INVESTIGATION OF TREMOR VIDEO, INC.’S DECLINE IN SHARE VALUE AND POSSIBLE CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT

Wites & Kapetan, P.A. announces their investigation of Tremor Video Inc. (NYSE: TRMR). On or about June 27, 2013, Tremor Video raised approximately $75 million in gross proceeds by selling 7.5 million shares at $10 per share in an Initial Public Offering (“IPO”). On November 7, 2013 after the market closed, Tremor Video reported its third quarter 2013 financial results. The Company disclosed that in the third quarter 2013 its revenue was $35.3 million and its net loss was $2.2 million. Following this news, the Company’s common stock declined by $4.54 per share, more than 49%, to close at $4.72...

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INVESTOR ALERT: WITES & KAPETAN ANNOUNCES INVESTIGATION OF PRETIUM RESOURCES, INC.’S DECLINE IN SHARE VALUE AND REPORTS ON CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT

Wites & Kapetan, P.A. is announcing their investigation of Pretium Resources Inc. (“Pretium”) (NYSE:PVG) and a possible class action lawsuit which may allege that the Company and certain of its officers and directors committed violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. A securities class action lawsuit already filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Pretium alleges that the price of Pretium securities was artificially inflated on both the U.S. and Canadian exchanges as a result of the Company’s false and misleading statements. On October 9, 2013,...

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Wites & Kapetan, P.A. Reports on Robo-Signing in Credit Card Collection Lawsuits

The pervasive financial instability that persists in this country has taken a different turn as credit card issuers and collection agencies, who buy overdue credit card accounts in bulk, ramp up their aggressive tactics in pursuing litigation against consumers.  Wites & Kapetan, P.A., a law firm that represents consumers who find themselves in court over lawsuits concerning credit card debt, reports that creditors often use robo-signing and boilerplate affidavits to support their lawsuits against consumers. As litigation over consumer debt mounts, however, some of the tactics in these lawsuits resemble those that marred the mortgage foreclosure cases a few years...

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Preliminary Information For Deferred Action For Child Arrivals

Lighthouse Point, Florida – As the August 15, 2012 implementation date of the new “DREAM” regulations for Deferred Action for Child Arrivals approaches, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced preliminary information concerning the process.  Applicants, including individuals already in removal proceedings, individuals with final orders of removal, and individuals who have had no contact with USCIS, will be able to file for deferred action on or after August 15, 2012. USCIS has announced the following procedures: A form will be made available that has been created specifically for the purpose of submitting requests for deferral; Applications should not be submitted...

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