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Metaverse Real Estate: Here and Now

Thu Dec 2, 2021 by on Real Estate

Metaverse Real Estate: Here and Now

Looking to buy land? Want to invest in perhaps the most in demand real estate market? While one would traditionally scour specific areas to live, considering schools, zoning, work-life balance, cost of living, and other factors, the metaverse has attracted a frenzy of digital real property sales, setting records during the past few weeks. Welcome To The Metaverse Picture courtesy […]

Bair Hugger Lawsuit – 3M Finds Itself in the Heat of Battle, Again

Mon Nov 29, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

The 3M logo is seen at its global headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota. REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi

American conglomerate 3M, who has recently been sued for manufacturing and distributing faulty earplugs to the U.S. Army, is also being sued over their Bair Hugger Warming System meant to help patients undergo and recover from surgery without going into hypothermia. Plaintiffs allege that the Bair Hugger Warming System caused them to develop infections by transferring bacteria to open surgical […]

A Personal Special Thanksgiving Message

Mon Nov 22, 2021 by on Holiday Wishes

A Personal Special Thanksgiving Message

For nearly the past three decades, we traditionally write a Thanksgiving message to all of you as Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays because we, as a nation and family, come together. To begin with,  we are always thankful for each other, our good health, and for having the freedoms we uphold by living in our great country. However, […]

Lifting of COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and the South Florida Housing Market

Mon Nov 15, 2021 by on Real Estate

Lifting of COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and the South Florida Housing Market

The recent lifting of pandemic related international travel to the United States has created huge anticipation of an influx of foreign investment within South Florida. Although foreign buyers in Florida make up approximately 5% of the dollar value of sales,  analysts predict that, with the easing of travel restrictions, international buyers will flood the South Florida housing market, making the […]

The IVC Filter Lawsuits

Thu Nov 11, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

The IVC Filter Lawsuits

Cook Medical and C.R. Bard, both American manufacturers of medical devices, develop inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. IVC filters, used by patients who are unable to take blood thinners, are meant to prevent blood clots from travelling to the lungs and heart through the bloodstream, otherwise known as a pulmonary embolism. These small, cage-like devices are implanted in the main […]

Business and the Pandemic: The Great “Reshuffling”

Mon Nov 1, 2021 by on Business

Business and the Pandemic: The Great “Reshuffling”

The Great Resignation Labor shortages across various industries seem to be the “new” reality these days. With a record breaking  4.3 million Americans or 2.9% of the entire workforce quitting their jobs just last month, the “Great Resignation” is arguably due to the pandemic. Factors leading to the Great Resignation include government benefits, remote working, and moving to different locations […]

3M Lawsuit Update: Is a Global Settlement Getting Closer?

Tue Oct 26, 2021 by on Class Action Lawsuits

3M Lawsuit Update: Is a Global Settlement Getting Closer?

American conglomerate 3M, known for manufacturing safety and other equipment for various industries, is facing multi-district litigation (MDL) in Florida over the sale of faulty dual-ended combat arms earplugs for soldiers. This MDL has become the largest in American history and it shows no signs of slowing down as the latest bellwether trial found that combat earplugs sold by 3M […]

The Future of Things: Virtual Reality and Real Estate

Tue Oct 19, 2021 by on Real Estate

The Future of Things: Virtual Reality and Real Estate

While most of us have yet to be formally introduced to the term “Metaverse” that will change shortly as Facebook plans on changing its corporate name to embody the Metaverse world. With the recent launch of William Shatner (and others) in space, most of us realize that what we once thought was sci-fi has now become reality. The concept of […]