Posts tagged Clay Gatens
Arbitration Clauses

Season 2, Episode 26 – You know your favorite sports athlete has gone through this, but it’s just as likely you will one day. It’s Arbitration - and it’s not just for high-profile sports heroes. It is often the method of resolution for most legal agreements. In fact, you probably agree to it every time you click “accept” when installing a new app on your smartphone. You know, the “terms of use” few to no one ever reads. Arbitration is a mainstay of legal dispute resolution. But is arbitration a good idea for you? Is this your best way to solve a legal dispute? And what exactly is binding arbitration? In this podcast episode, JDSA Attorney Clay Gatens - explains Arbitration Clauses – Advantages and Disadvantages.

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Consumer Class Actions - And How They Work - Part 2

Season 2, Episode 23 –The conversation continues. Welcome to Part 2 in a discussion about Consumer Class Action Lawsuits. In this podcast, you’ll learn more about opting-in and opting-out; what you should do if you receive a notice of a Class Action; how you can find out more information; what your legal rights are; and what options you have regarding settlement. And are you going to receive “more than 99 cents”? Listen in as JDSA Attorney Clay Gatens continues on the topic Consumer Class Actions - And How They Work.

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Consumer Class Actions - And How They Work - Part 1

Season 2, Episode 22 – You just received a letter in the mail stating you may be entitled to a cash payout in a Class Action Lawsuit. What is this? What should you do? And how did they even know to send this to you? Consumer Class Action Lawsuits are often long, drawn-out legal battles. But do they cost you anything to join? Should you opt-in or opt-out? And what if you have a consumer complaint that could trigger a new Class Action Lawsuit? This podcast is Part 1 in a two-part discussion with JDSA Attorney Clay Gatens who explains the finer details of Consumer Class Actions - And How They Work.

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Special Feature: Class Action Lawsuits

Season 1, Episode 21 – They are often a case of David v. Goliath. It’s the Class Action Lawsuit. Most people know the basics, but attorneys know there are much deeper details that rarely get reported in the media. A prime example is the recent Nationstar Mortgage case that ruled homeowners cannot be locked out of their homes after missing mortgage payments. But is it that simple? The answer is complex, and attorneys are not permitted to contact potential victims. That often makes it more challenging for homeowners facing a similar problem to be aware of their rights. In this radio feature from August 1, Clay Gatens, partner at JDSA Law, explains What You Need to Know about Class Action Lawsuits.

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