Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

9. Commitments and Contingencies

9. Commitments and Contingencies
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract]  
Commitments and Contingencies

There is no current or pending litigation of any significance with the exception of the matters that have arisen under, and are being handled in, the normal course of business.


 On April 1, 2017, the Company executed a separation agreement and release effective with the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As part of the agreement, the Company agreed to pay the CEO $580,000 in severance, payable in equal installment over 24 months. In addition, the Company also agreed to pay the CEO’s medical insurance for 24 months and provide use of a cell phone for 12 months with an estimated cost of $44,000. As a result, the Company accrued the entire amount of $624,000 which was also reported as part of Operating Expenses in the accompanying consolidated statements of operations. As of September 30, 2017, the outstanding balance amounted to $468,000 which was reported as part of Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses in the accompanying consolidated balance sheets.