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Woman Awarded $1.26M In Collection Wage Garnishment Case
Collections & Credit RiskAugust 1, 2011

But the law firm filed a lawsuit in April 2007 and obtained a garnishment order. The order was dropped when Yazzie's employer insisted the law firm had the wrong person. Two years later, Farrell & Sandlin won another garnishment order for the same ...more »

Objection! Lawsuit Slams Temp Lawyers
Wall Street JournalAugust 3, 2011

The legal malpractice lawsuit, in California state court in Los Angeles, and initially filed in June, is seen in the industry as an important case concerning the quality of work performed by a growing cadre of temp lawyers who are paid as little as $25 ...more »

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Leagle.comAugust 19, 2011

The Division of Law has determined not to waive its privilege to maintain the confidentiality of the unfiled discovery in question here. Drinker filed an order to show cause and verified complaint in lieu of prerogative writs alleging a violation of ...more »

A Thumbnail Sketch of the Lemon Law
Huffington Post (blog)August 1, 2011

These cars are "Lemons" and are the subject of "Lemon Laws" in all fifty states. While everyone is familiar with the concept of the lemon automobile, not everyone is so clear on the law. Most people don't worry all that much about it until they find ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Hike in premiums need to be reasonable
Business StandardAugust 24, 2011

Amina Sheikh, 80, fought a bitter battle with the National Insurance Company for two years in the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum of South Mumbai before she was able to get the dispute resolved. Her grouse: The company had raised the medical ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Federal court denies states' request for preliminary injunction to halt ...
WisBarAugust 31, 2011

Army Corps (Corps) of Engineers and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (District) – which together own and operate the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) – alleging the Corps and the District are not doing enough to prevent ...more »

Unsafe Products
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Birth Defects Attorneys at The Onder Law Firm Clarify Celexa and Lexapro Birth ... (press release)August 24, 2011

It is a recognized leader in products liability cases such as window blind cord strangulation and pharmaceutical litigation. The Onder Law Firm offers information pertaining to antidepressant birth defects at »

Credit Repair
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Beware of credit-repair services
Fort Worth Star TelegramAugust 27, 2011

Advertisements for credit-repair services appear regularly over the radio, on television and via the Internet. But do these services really work? And what steps does credit repair require? Several websites provide information on credit repair and how ...more »


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