GET PAID:  How to enforce a settlement

GET PAID: How to enforce a settlement

One of the lessons I have had to learn as a civil plaintiff’s attorney is how difficult it can be to collect money from defendants … even after they signed a written settlement agreement. My goal in this article is teach you how to properly close a lawsuit (pursuant...
The Insurance Company’s Double Dare

The Insurance Company’s Double Dare

How do you get the money you deserve from an insurance company? Insurance companies want to make and keep as much money as they possibly can. That means they are happy to take your monthly premiums but are loath to part with any of that money to pay Plaintiffs on...
Got Arrested? What Should You Do?

Got Arrested? What Should You Do?

So you or a family member got arrested. What should you do? How do you get out of jail? What’s the next thing that’s going happen? What are the most important things that you should do? I’m going to answer all of those questions and more. But first, here’s a list of...
The 1st Amendment:  When Talking is Criminal

The 1st Amendment: When Talking is Criminal

In the last few weeks we’ve seen the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, a “free speech” rally in Boston, and similar rallies in San Francisco and Berkeley today. That’s got talking heads throwing around the phrases “First Amendment” and “free speech.”...
When You Can Walk Away From The Police

When You Can Walk Away From The Police

Most people want to interact with the police for as short a time as possible. But it’s hard to walk away from a police officer who calls you over to him if you don’t know exactly what power they have over you. In this post, we’re going to talk about what your rights...