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Sioux City, IA (Law Firm Newswire) March 28, 2014 – The Law Offices of Crary, Huff, Ringgenberg, Hartnett & Storm, PC are pleased to announce that Jeremy Saint has been made a principal with the law firm. Jeremy has been with the firm since 2007 and practices primarily in, but is not limited to, the areas of real estate, business and corporate law. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and the Woodbury County Bar Association. He is a 2007 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law, where he graduated with high distinction. Jeremy received […]


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Participants are paid to review branding material and provide feedback on proposed designs. San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 18, 2014 – When law firms rebrand, create new marketing literature or design a new website, they want to know what their target market thinks. Anyone who has hired a lawyer in the United States after 2004 can now receive compensation for participation in a Custom Legal Marketing focus group. To qualify, a focus group participant must have retained a lawyer within the last 10 years. Both the focus group member and the retained attorney must have been (and be) […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 15, 2013 – A judge’s approval of Kodak’s plan to repay its creditors has put the company one step closer to emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Eastman Kodak Co. filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012 after getting left behind by the digital photography revolution. In addition to the repayment plan, Judge Allen Gropper also approved documents that Kodak will send to its many unsecured shareholders to persuade them to sign onto the company’s plan to continue as a much smaller, but profitable, enterprise. “Chapter 11 bankruptcy is a crucial tool for struggling individuals and […]


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Des Moines, IA (Law Firm Newswire) May 1, 2013 – Many Americans do not realize that declaring bankruptcy may affect their home insurance rates. Once personal bankruptcy has been filed, all of a debtor’s property and assets come under the purview of a court assigned trustee. This individual closely watches spending and keeps track of assets, to protect the creditor’s interests, and the debtor’s interests. While going through the process of bankruptcy, everything is paid by the trustee. However, a debtor needs to keep up their home insurance. If an individual has declared a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, this is a […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) April 2, 2013 – The number of working poor in America continues to grow. That is the conclusion of a recent report from the Working Poor Project. The working poor are families struggling with poverty, despite having working parents. Much of the recent decline in unemployment comes from relatively low-paying jobs in the service and retail industries. Tampa bankruptcy attorney O. Reginald Osenton commented, “It is sad to see that despite the employment situation improving somewhat, the problem of poverty continues to grow. Huge numbers of American families are struggling to stay afloat.” According to […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 28, 2013 – The owner of a company in bankruptcy proceedings was recently jailed for three days for contempt of court. Marvin Chaney, 61, founder of RoboVault, was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on January 29 on the orders of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John K. Olson for violation of court orders. Brandon bankruptcy attorney O. Reginald Osenton commented, “This goes to show you how important it is to follow carefully a judge’s instructions, no matter what type of case you are involved in.” Olson issued the arrest order after Chaney and his attorney, […]


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Winston-Salem, NC (Law Firm Newswire) January 23, 2013 – The law firm of Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced today that Rayford K. (Trip) Adams III, Counsel in its Winston-Salem office, was recently named to Business North Carolina magazine’s 2013 Legal Elite list for bankruptcy law. This year’s Legal Elite selection process included making ballots available to more than 20,000 North Carolina attorneys. Of the thousands of attorneys practicing in the state, only 3.5% percent were chosen as Legal Elite. At Spilman, Adams’ primary practice areas are bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and commercial disputes and workouts. He has more than 30 […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 17 , 2012 – Three private equity firms have agreed to pay $166 million to creditors of Mervyn’s department store. This payment is to settle allegations that the firms fraudulently profited from the company and drove it into bankruptcy four years ago. “When a company faces bankruptcy, there is usually little profit to be found for anyone,” said Tampa bankruptcy attorney O. Reginald Osenton. “Suspicion of these firms’ practices seems warranted, and is validated by this large settlement.” Mervyn’s creditors, mainly clothing companies, accused Cerberus Capital Management, Lubert-Adler, and Sun Capital of paying themselves […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) December 11 , 2012 – American Airlines, one of the largest U.S. carriers, filed for bankruptcy protection last November. Employees have been waiting anxiously since then to find out whether they would be out of a job, and how soon. Florida-based employees recently received some news on that front, and it is not very encouraging. “When big employers like this go bankrupt, it can be devastating to large numbers of people and even whole communities,” said Tampa bankruptcy lawyer O. Reginald Osenton. The worst-case scenario for the airline’s 9,000 South Florida employees is gloomy. The […]


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Brandon, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 18, 2012 – Fort Lauderdale Boat Club Ltd., recently filed for Chapter 11; the Boat Club had in excess of a reported $13 million in assets, with an estimated $10 million in liabilities. Investors purchased the site for $16 million in 2006. Losses of some $3 million in just a few years, much of which likely occurred in or about 2008 when the national economy began to collapse, appear to have been too difficult to overcome. Fort Lauderdale is home to numerous coastal areas, including many docks and residential slips for personal watercraft. Plans […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) October 18, 2012 – ConsumerBankruptcyCounseling.info, a successful provider of free credit counseling services in English now offers its services in the Spanish language, fully supported by email and a telephone helpline.Recent years have seen growth in the U.S. population and as of the 2010 census recognition of the significant place now held by people with Hispanic roots: 50.5 million strong, over 16% of this nation of 308.7 million. Since the onslaught of the recession in the fall of 2008, consumers have confronted difficult choices as: household incomes have fallen sharply; residential real estate values […]


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Dallas, TX (Law Firm Newswire) September 12, 2012 – A unanimous jury verdict found in favor of the plaintiff in the recent trial of Shannon Whaley v. Morris & Montgomery, Inc, and John Hickman (No. DC-10-14604) in the 68th Judicial District Court, Dallas County Texas, for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act(FDCPA), the Texas Debt Collection Practices Act (TDCPA) and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act (DTPA).The plaintiff was represented by Noah Radbil of Weisberg & Meyers, LLC, Attorneys for Consumers. Lockhart, Morris & Montgomery and John Hickman were represented by Robbie Malone of Robbie Malone, […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) November 22, 2011 – The newly released 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® recognize several attorneys and practice areas of Peitzman, Weg & Kempinsky LLP, a business bankruptcy, restructuring and litigation boutique. Peitzman, Weg & Kempinsky LLP was again rated a First Tier firm in the category of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law for Los Angeles, and the firm was one of only three boutique law firms in the United States to achieve a national ranking in the Second Tier for Bankruptcy […]


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