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    • Reverse Mortgage problems… the issues are ongoing

      Reverse Mortgage problems… the issues are ongoing

      I posted about Reverse Mortgages two weeks ago. We received some excellent and helpful e-mails in response, as well as several comments here on the Legal Examiner. One of those comments suggests that our information is old and outdated. Actually […]

    • Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing:  What we continue to learn is disturbing

      Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing

      Last September, I posted about reverse mortgages here. We agreed to represent our client, Mrs. Gravlin 4 days before the trial was scheduled in the foreclosure action.  She had a reverse mortgage, they were foreclosing on her (despite what you […]

    • Medical Bankruptcy

      Medical Bankruptcy

      I’ve been meaning to comment on this timely and recent New York Times article: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/06/upshot/lost-jobs-houses-savings-even-insured-often-face-crushing-medical-debt.html?_r=0 The article in turn refers to this joint Kaiser Family Foundation/New York Times Survey: http://kff.org/health-costs/report/the-burden-of-medical-debt-results-from-the-kaiser-family-foundationnew-york-times-medical-bills-survey/ I, like many of you, have been paying attention to […]

    • Continental Airbags Class Action

      Continental Airbags Class Action

      Several weeks ago, our terrific team, filed suit on behalf of 2008 – 2010 Honda Accord Owners regarding their Airbag systems (SRS). This system is not a Takata system, but is instead manufactured by Continental.  We learned today that the […]

    • Ruminations on advertising and being a fiduciary

      Ruminations on advertising and being a fiduciary

      I’ve been doing a lot of driving lately, to Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, Tampa… and it seems that in every major city, there are the same billboards, showing some smiling individual with the tag line that their lawyer got them X […]

    • Honor and Mendacity, the yang and yin of doing things right

      Honor and Mendacity, the yang and yin of doing things right

      If you haven’t taken the time to go and watch “The Big Short” movie, you really ought to. It is thought provoking, true, informative, and it will make you angry. (The acting, and the directing are beyond top notch). Like […]

    • Random and contrasting thoughts on attitudes and justice

      Random and contrasting thoughts on attitudes and justice

      Not every post is about what cases we’re winning, losing, or simply struggling with.  This past week I’ve spent a good deal of time simply ruminating about two opposite but telling things I’ve read.  Let me share them with you: […]

    • Medical Bill balance billing

      Medical Bill balance billing

      Here’s the scenario: You get healthcare, you give the healthcare provider your insurance card (automobile insurance after an accident, or health insurance/HMO otherwise). The insurance company/HMO pays the provider what it wants to pay (that determination is another subject completely!) […]

    • Does safety sell?

      Does safety sell?

      When anyone purchased or leased a 2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan prior to the spring of 2014, the vehicle had a new car sticker, (called a Monroney Sticker), that indicated the 2014 CTS sedan had been tested, and had a 5 […]

    • Reverse Mortgages…. remember the old saying, if it sounds too good to be true…..??

      Reverse Mortgages…. remember the old saying, if it sounds too good to be true…..??

      Robert Wagner, Fred Thompson, Henry Winkler…. those TV commercials pitching reverse mortgages… What could go wrong? Actually, a lot: New York Times CBS News Consumer’s Union (PDF) Recently we’ve agreed to help Mrs. Gravlin who was placed into foreclosure as a […]