How Do You Register A Business in Texas?
December 31, 2018
If you are ready to start your own business in Texas, then there are some important steps you need to take, one of the first is to register it. When you start your business, you will need to decide what kind of structure you plan to use. There are three basic options that you can use – a DBA (doing business as), a corporation, or...
What is the Trademark Statement of Use?
December 30, 2018
A Statement of Use (SOU) is an official form that is available from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. You cannot file this form until your business has begun using a trademark, which is intended so you can’t register a trademark as a means to hold it or tie it up, and which requires it to be used for commerce reasons. There are many ways...
Fears Nachawati: Leading the Fight Against Opioids
December 28, 2018
The opioid epidemic in America is killing more than a hundred people a day. Nearly $80B is being spent every year in health care costs, treatment programs, and additional costs to states, cities and counties. For decades, drug manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers – created the pill spill crisis and to this day continue to profit from it – having largely avoided taking any responsibility...
What is an Executory Contract?
December 28, 2018
If you have heard the term “executory contract” used, you might be wondering what kind of contract that is and what it entails. Executory contracts are contracts between two parties, in which the terms of the contract are fulfilled later. Both sides have duties that they must perform up until the full execution of the contract. What Are Executory Contracts Used For? Executory contractors are...
Understanding What Causes Metallosis and Who is at Risk
December 26, 2018
When there are high levels of toxic metals in the bloodstream, a blood poisoning that is called metallosis could result. Often, these metal particles can become dislodged and enter the body from metal hip replacements. These metal shards often find their way into the bloodstream or into the soft tissue immediately around the surgical site. Another way that metallosis has been acquired is through environmental...
How Do You File for Bankruptcy in Texas?
December 24, 2018
If you are facing financial difficulties, bankruptcy might be the best way to gain control of the situation. Because of the 2005 Bankruptcy Act, anyone who is filing bankruptcy must participate in credit counseling no earlier than six months before filing for bankruptcy and then complete a financial management instructional course after having filed bankruptcy. There is a Bankruptcy Act Means Test in which your...