Legal Advice for Plaintiff — 66 results
Written by attorney Joseph Murphey, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Many, if not most, significant injury cases will end up in mediation. Attorneys and parties will voluntarily submit cases to mediation; often the judge will refer a case to mediation. If... more
Written by attorney David Hoffman, 5 months ago.
A guide for attorneys representing creditors at claim of exemption hearings for wage garnishment. Introduction The purpose of a claim of exemption hearing is to determine the defendant’s... more
Written by attorney Kenneth Fenelon, about 1 year ago.
I am just leaving a seminar given by one of the state's legendary plaintiff's attorneys.
He delivered a simple message with which I agree: The client is the reason we plaintiff's attorneys... more
Written by attorney Matthew Dolman, almost 2 years ago.
WHAT YOU WONT SEE IN COURT: THINGS FOR POTENTIAL PLAINTIFFS AND JURORS TO REMEMBER
Part 2: Golden Rule Arguments
Part two of this three part series concerns an age-old adage that is... more
Written by attorney William Parsons, about 2 years ago.
Employees who file suit against their employer for unpaid overtime or minimum wages are permitted to bring the suit on their own behalfandon behalf of similarly situated individuals.... more
Written by attorney David Neel, 4 months ago.
This Guide explains how a non-lawyer should write a Complaint for filing in federal court. Introduction I recently exchanged comments with a non-lawyer here on Avvo concerning what needs to... more
Written by attorney Damian Castaneda, 10 months ago.
1. Defendant's refusal to accept service.
Sometimes the greatest challenge in serving a defendant is locating them. But what do you do when you find them and they refuse to accept the... more
Written by attorney Alexander Memmen, 11 months ago.
In Cook County, small claims cases are for cases involving less than $10,000.00. Slightly different rules apply to small claims cases, so would be wise to check out the rules for small... more
Written by attorney Christopher Davis, 12 months ago.
Most people are very surprised to learn about certain facts and procedures that occur in our legal system, and that are very common in personal injury claims.A JURY will never know if the... more
Written by attorney Peter Lamont, 12 months ago.
Businesses and individuals who have incurred expenses and performed services for others but have not entered into a formal contract may still be able to recover monies under a theory of... more
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