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Think Twice Before Flying Your Drone

The State of California has always been very concerned about its citizens privacy and has done its best to protect it. In the 21st century, the biggest threat to someone’s privacy is a camera drone. 484 more words


Recent Illinois Case: Goldfine v. Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Perlman

The Illinois Supreme Court addressed malpractice damages arising out of the negligent failure to preserve an Illinois Securities Law Claim. The Court held that, had the lawyers properly preserved the Securities Law Claim, statutory damages would have been awarded. 120 more words

Recent Illinois Cases

Quiet Title "Packages"

The promise by some title search vendors of a cheap lawsuit that will get rid of your mortgage is generally not based in reality. You might be able to beat a foreclosure with title issues…

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Deutsche Bank and Ocwen get nailed; jury says, Pay $400K!


After a week-long trial, a jury in Mobile, Alabama has decided that Deutsche Bank and Ocwen (“servicer fraud”) have stepped “over the line” and get to pay $25,000 in compensatory damages and $375,000 in punitive damages to an Alabama couple who they wrongfully foreclosed on!   562 more words

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EFCC: ‘I give you two weeks to defreeze my accounts’ – Patience Jonathan

Former First Lady, Dame Patience Faka Jonathan, who is also the wife of former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, has instructed her lawyers represented by the Senior Partner of First Law Associates, Timipa Okponipere Esq., and the defence counsel has given the EFCC, 14 days with effect from September 18, 2016 to defreeze Mrs. 445 more words

Legal News

FDCPA and FCCPA: Temperatures rising

FDCPA and FCCPA (or similar state legislation) claims are getting traction across the country. Bank of America violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) and the related Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (“FCCPA”).

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