Category Archives: Miscellaneous Legal Topics

How to File a Class Action Lawsuit

By | January 21, 2011

As someone who’s been wronged, you might feel that the world out there feels bigger during tough times. When you’re just one person who’s trying to restore justice to a small group of people, it might appear like an overwhelming task. But one tool at your disposal – the class action lawsuit – is often an effective way… Read More »

Credit: Credit Score, Identity Theft and Credit Report

By | December 14, 2010

Your Credit Score There’s a lot of hype these days regarding knowing your score and identity fraud, like the catchy commercial to get your “free credit score” by signing up for a credit monitoring service.  Do your wallet a favor and don’t. Most of your credit is made up of:  what types of credit (for example, mortgages, car… Read More »

Credit Card Debt

By | December 14, 2010

When you get into trouble, document the reasons for your hardship and sent your creditor a certified letter.  Make sure you tell them that they are not to call your place of work as your employer does not allow you to take personal calls.  Tell them not to call your relatives, friends or neighbors.  They want money which… Read More »

Health Care Fraud

By | November 19, 2010

No one likes to be ripped off.  Whether you got less than you thought you purchased, or poorer quality, or found out that the seller was in a scheme and you were the pawn, these things make people angry, and rightfully so.  This is fraud. About 150 years ago, in March of 1863, President Abraham Lincoln was hacked… Read More »

Top 10 Ways To Torpedo Your Texas Personal Injury Case

By | September 21, 2010

Failing to notify the police after the accident & and giving a statement before speaking to a personal injury lawyer Failing to timely obtain medical treatment and hiding all injuries from your doctor and failing to cooperate with your doctor Signing insurance company documents before calling a lawyer or attorney and allowing the insurance company to get your… Read More »

Top 5 Reasons To Hire a Dallas, Texas Traffic Ticket Lawyer

By | September 21, 2010

1.   Keep the traffic ticket off your driving record (will keep auto insurance costs down and prevent Texas DPS surcharges) 2.   Reduce the amount of money owed on the traffic ticket 3.   In most cases, go to court for you 4.   Lift traffic ticket warrants so you are not arrested 5.   Help you locate and dispose of old… Read More »

Everyday Cases Show Tax Cheats Get Caught

By | September 20, 2010

Every day, in cities across the country, people are being prosecuted or convicted of tax crimes. You should view these cases as warnings and act accordingly. Thomas and Brenda Ellis of Richmond, Va., had what many would consider a great business for cheating Uncle Sam. They were the owners of Buzz Thru Car Washes, an automated car wash… Read More »

Drunk Driving and Other Arrests

By | September 20, 2010

With the summer almost here and in anticipation of those fine weekends which we will be enjoying crabs and beer and going to the ocean for fun and relaxation, the Maryland State Police are out there looking for the drunk driver. With their speed traps, sobriety check points, and the staking out of watering holes, they will amass… Read More »

Choosing a Lawyer

By | September 15, 2010

The help of a knowledgeable lawyer can prevent small problems from becoming large ones, give you the peace of mind of defining your problem, and suggest ways to handle the situation. My suggestion in finding a lawyer is to ask someone who has had a similar legal problem. Once you have identified your legal problem, you will be… Read More »

5 Common Debt Solutions Scams

By | September 14, 2010

The reason you choose to enroll with a debt solutions company is to get out of debt.  However, if you choose the wrong company your debt problems could get worse.  Recently, some states have enacted laws to regulate debt solutions firms, while other states are in the process of enacting these kinds of laws.  Here are 5 of… Read More »