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Credit Card Lawsuit

What can you lose in a credit card lawsuit? Debt can grow out of control for a variety of reasons. An extended illness, a visit to the ER, or a loss of a job can saddle you with debt you can’t repay overnight. Add to this student loans, unsecured debts and mortgage for more than [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:27:32+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Debt Collectors, Lawsuits|Comments Off on Credit Card Lawsuit

Being Sued by a Debt Collector

What are your options when being sued by a debt collector? Being sued a debt collector or creditor can be stressful and intimidating. If you are facing a creditor lawsuit, don’t despair. Letters and phone calls from collectors may leave you feeling down and like a second rate citizen. You’re not. Some collectors — violating [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:27:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Debt Collectors, Lawsuits|Comments Off on Being Sued by a Debt Collector

How to Stop a Lawsuit From a Creditor

If I Am Being Sued by a Creditor Can Bankruptcy Get Rid of the Lawsuit? Getting rid of a lawsuit in bankruptcy depends on a few factors. One of the main factors includes determining if the liability associated with it is dischargeable. Sometimes a debtor may receive a lawsuit or learn of being sued and ignore [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:27:52+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Debt Collectors, Lawsuits|Comments Off on How to Stop a Lawsuit From a Creditor

Can You Sue Over a Verbal Agreement?

Suing for Money Owed Without a Contract If you rushed into a business transaction or loaned money to a friend in need and haven’t been paid back, you may have questions about suing for money owed without a contract. Just watch an episode of People’s Court or Judge Judy and you’ll see that, yes, you can sue over a [...]

By |2018-12-17T19:17:57+00:00October 1st, 2012|Lawsuits|Comments Off on Can You Sue Over a Verbal Agreement?

Tips to Avoid Employee Lawsuits

Employers dread being sued by their employees and many companies take great steps to prevent such events, but other companies don't even bother to take the smallest strides toward protecting themselves from employee lawsuits. The following tips can help you protect yourself from an employee lawsuit. Establish an Employee Handbook Create an employee handbook with [...]

By |2017-12-13T00:41:51+00:00September 24th, 2012|Lawsuits|Comments Off on Tips to Avoid Employee Lawsuits

Car Accidents and Lawsuits

Not all car accidents need to end up in lawsuits. In fact a very small number of them actually go to court and there may be even more that never get reported to either the police or insurance companies. If you're involved in a car accident it's not automatically assumed that you'll soon be involved [...]

By |2018-11-16T22:39:31+00:00September 20th, 2012|Lawsuits|Comments Off on Car Accidents and Lawsuits

Collecting a Small Claims Judgment

Collecting on a Small Claims Judgment Congratulations! You've won your small claims case, but now it's time to collect that judgment, which can be an even bigger battle. The courts typically are done once they issue a judgment, which means you've got to figure out how to collect. A local sheriff will help you collect [...]

By |2017-12-13T00:42:11+00:00June 8th, 2012|Lawsuits|Comments Off on Collecting a Small Claims Judgment

Civil Cases versus Criminal Lawsuits

Civil cases are typically private disputes between two people or smaller groups of people or even a company but a criminal case is when the actions of a person or a group of people is considered to cause or have the potential to cause harm to society as a whole. A civil case can be [...]

By |2018-11-13T22:38:14+00:00May 3rd, 2012|Lawsuits|Comments Off on Civil Cases versus Criminal Lawsuits

SPECIAL FEATURE: What Happens When You Lose a Debt Lawsuit?

A credit card company or creditor may sue when payments on an account are no longer being paid. Winning a lawsuit against a credit card company or creditor may seem slim if evidence is provided to the judge showing you owe the credit card debt . While losing a suit isn't the end of the [...]

By |2018-11-19T20:06:24+00:00April 10th, 2012|Lawsuits|Comments Off on SPECIAL FEATURE: What Happens When You Lose a Debt Lawsuit?

What You Should Know About Lawsuits and Being Sued

What You Should Know About Debt Lawsuits When creditors don't receive payment for debt that is past due or accounts that are delinquent, they may look to exercise their legal options in collecting from debtors.  A lawsuit may be filed against you through a small claims court or federal court, depending on how much you [...]

By |2017-12-13T00:42:29+00:00January 9th, 2012|Lawsuits|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Lawsuits and Being Sued