Posts tagged Litigation
When States’ Rights Collide with Federal Law – Part 2

Season 3, Episode 20 – This is Part Two of the discussion about how the Federal and State governments see, interpret, and enforce our laws for the protection of workers, business owners, and our civil liberties and rights. Sound complex? It’s a topic that’s often in regional and national news, and recent court cases make for great examples in this lively discussion. Listen in, to this, the second of two-parts podcast, as JDSA attorney Devon Gray further explains how the Federal and State governments can differ in areas of workers’ rights and discrimination in When States’ Rights Collide with Federal Law - Part 2.

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When States’ Rights Collide with Federal Law – Part 1

Season 3, Episode 19 – The Federal government says one thing, and then the State government says something different. You may hear this story in the news quite often, but what does it really mean for you - as a business owner, a consumer, a person? And why do the Federal and State governments differ so often? In this first of two-parts podcast filled with interesting court case examples, that make both the regional and national news, JDSA attorney Devon Gray explains how the Federal and State governments can differ in areas of workers’ rights and discrimination in When States’ Rights Collide with Federal Law - Part 1.

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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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Debt Collection – What's Legal?

Season 2, Episode 18 – You’ve just received a call from a debt collector. What is the first thing you do? Do you hang up and block the number? Or do you ask for identification? Should you immediately negotiate a repayment plan? Or should you ask for proof of the debt owed? What are your rights? What are the debt collector’s rights? It’s important to know what to do, and what not to do if you get a call - or a letter - claiming you owe someone money. In this podcast episode, JDSA Attorney Devon Gray talks about Debt Collection - What’s Legal, And What’s Not.

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Tips for Avoiding Litigation – In Agreements and Contracts

Season 2, Episode 15 – A contract. An agreement. Is there a difference? Chances are you never thought about it. So what makes a contract or an agreement a good idea? When should you have one? What should be included? There’s so much more to consider than what the good ol' handshake can cover. And knowing how to properly lay out your expectations can help you avoid litigation down the road. In this podcast episode, JDSA Attorney Matthew Hitchcock presents Tips for Avoiding Litigation – In Agreements and Contracts.

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Should I Sue? What to Consider BEFORE Filing a Lawsuit.

Season 2, Episode 12 – Has anyone ever threatened to sue you? Have you ever been told you should sue someone? In either scenario, there is a lot to consider. And most importantly, you need to clearly understand what is involved. Do you have a good case? Would you ever collect if you win? Is there an alternative to suing? In this podcast episode, JDSA Attorney Matthew Hitchcock addresses Should I Sue? What to Consider BEFORE Filing a Lawsuit.

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Common Questions About Commercial Litigation

Season 2, Episode 7 – Being sued? You’re not alone. It happens to businesses every day. And it comes with a lot of questions. Is this a serious matter that is going to be decided by a jury, or a judge? Can you settle out of court? And who is paying for this lawsuit? Commercial Litigation involves virtually every type of dispute that can arise in business such as breach of contracts, partnership disputes, class actions, and other corporate disputes. In this episode, Lee Lewis discusses Common Questions About Commercial Litigation.

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