Andrea has been writing full-time since 2008. Before she became a full-time freelance writer, she was employed as a paralegal for 14 years. Her legal employment duties included writing law-related documents such as Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law, Memorandums of Law, miscellaneous letters, responses and completing investigative reports. She currently ghostwrites articles on a wide variety of topics.

Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Condoned by Congress? Part V

I am posting this article on the same date as Part IV. I found that I had too much information that I wanted to share before I ended the series. This post is a continuation of Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Condoned by Congress? Part IV. The public outcry from the criminal lawsuits against Jackie McConnell

Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Condoned by Congress? Part IV

To date, in the Tennesee Walking Horse Abuse Condoned by Congress series, I have covered issues including the history of the breed, soring of the Tennessee Walking Horse, TWH, by unscrupulous Big Lick trainers, the Horse Protection Act, the PAST Act and some of the reasons that the bill did not make it to the

Malheur Wildlife Refuge Armed Takeover, the Bundy’s – and the Result

On January 2, 2016, an armed group attended a peaceful protest in Burns, Oregon, of the imprisonment of father Dwight and son Steve Hammond. That protest resulted in the Malheur Wildlife Refuge armed takeover. The Hammonds are area ranchers who were convicted of a 2001 arson of federal lands, specifically the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management

Identity Fraud – Could it Happen to You?

Identify fraud, also known as identify theft, is a term used to describe situations where your personal identifying information is stolen by another person or persons and used for their personal gain. For example, someone steals your identification and uses that information to open credit card accounts in your name; or steal your bank information,

Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Condoned by Congress – Part III

It has become apparent that our Congress is letting infighting, power struggles, and big money lobbyists interfere with its duty to pass laws. Because of the lack of action on the Prevention All Soring Tactics bill, PAST Act, despite the overwhelming support of cosponsors, is Tennessee Walking Horse abuse condoned by Congress? It would appear

Taxotere Cancer Treatment Drug and Permanent Hair Loss Lawsuits

Taxotere is the synthetic version of Taxol. It is manufactured by Sanofi-Aventis and used to treat a variety of cancers. Taxotere cancer treatment drug and permanent hair loss lawsuits have been filed by numerous plaintiffs in multiple states are related to its use for breast cancer. The drug has been aggressively used by physicians to

Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Condoned by Congress – Part II

This article is a continuation of my article Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Condoned by Congress – Part I that was published on August 8, 2016. The Tennessee Walking Horse, TWH, is a versatile gaited horse that is used for show, pulling, trailing riding, and other disciplines. The “Big Lick” TWH is the name given to

Barclays Lawsuit Settlement Agreement

Barclays lawsuit settlement agreement with the attorney general’s of 44 states was entered on August 8, 2016, according to a press release by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. Barclays PLC is a global company with headquarters in London, England, that has offices in New York. The settlement agreement was reached after an investigation of

Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse – Part I

The Tennessee Walking Horse, TWH, is a gaited horse that got its start in the late 1800s when the Narganset Pacer was crossbred with a number of other breeds. The result was a horse with a smooth, surefooted, mile eating gait, that was perfect for use on large farms and plantations. This gentle, versatile breed

Taxotere, a Cancer Treatment Drug, has Resulted in Lawsuits

Taxotere, the synthetic version Taxol, is a drug used for the treatment of many types of cancer, including lung, breast, prostrate, stomach, and head/neck. It is manufactured by Sanofi-Aventis, a global pharmaceutical company that has a United States based headquarters in New Jersey. The drug was approved for use in the treatment of breast cancer