The 9 Hidden Costs of Self-Funding Your Case Expenses
We recently took the time to analyze and document the hidden costs of a contingent-fee law firm self-funding their case expenses. We were amazed to find that we could find 9 different hidden costs! In this new video series, I’ll explain each hidden cost and why it matters to your law firm. Here is part one.
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Advocate Capital, Inc. – Eat, Drink & Be Scary
On Thursday, October 24, the Advocate Capital, Inc. team enjoyed a fantastic employee appreciation day with dual themes of football tailgating and Halloween. Everyone participated by dressing in either their favorite team apparel or Halloween costumes. A few employees even managed both in one outfit!
The BBQ feast was catered by Jim ‘N Nick’s. Our team...
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New Google Terms of Service Include Shared Endorsements
Imagine seeing an online advertisement using your Google+ profile photo. Many people would be shocked to see their images or profile activity shared without their permission. With Google’s new Terms of Service changes, user’s images, name and activity will be available for Google to use in advertisements starting in November.
In a recent article by Emil P...
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A Personal Story About Tort Reform
A recent article in the New York Times sheds light on the impacts of tort reform on one Texas politician, Greg Abbott. In 1984, Mr. Abbott, then a recent law school graduate, was running in a Houston, TX suburb when a large oak tree fell on him, crushing his spine and crippling him for life. Mr. Abbott had “…no health insurance and no paycheck. But he...
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Start of 2014 Tax Season Delayed
Just like we experienced in 2013, the 2014 tax year will have a delayed start due to the recent government shutdown. The IRS traditionally performs its systems and forms testing in the fourth quarter of the calendar year. The most recent 16 day shutdown will push back the opening of the tax season such that they will not begin accepting 2013 tax returns...
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Perlman Rosen Firm Obtains $1.4 Million Verdict for Sidewalk Fall Injury
Congratulations to Ira M. Perlman, of the Law Offices of Ira M. Perlman and Robert D. Rosen, on this outstanding victory for their client, Laura Mata.
On August 29, 2010, Laura Mata sustained a severe injury to her right knee when she tripped over a broken piece of sidewalk in front of a Manhattan apartment building. Ms. Mata sustained a displaced fractur...
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Mark Kaire Launches Three Mobile Injury Apps for Floridians
South Florida now has 3 new apps available for both Android and iPhone courtesy of Advocate Capital, Inc. friend and colleague, Mark A. Kaire.
App #1 “Accident Tool Kit” contains utilities such as a camera, voice recorder and drawing pad to collect information and preserve valuable evidence at the scene.
App #2 “Bike Crash Kit” provides additional helpf...
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Reisner & King, LLP Obtains $610,000 Verdict in Workplace Discrimination Case
Congratulations to attorneys Adam Reisner and Tessa King, of Reisner & King, LLP, and their client on receiving a verdict of $610,000 against the plaintiff’s former employer in Yolo County, California.
The plaintiff, Kosol Main, prevailed on his employment claims for unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation based on his race (Asian), disabi...
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Intuit® Releases QuickBooks 2014
Special Pricing Available for Advocate Capital, Inc. Clients
In addition to the unique strategic business solutions we provide trial lawyers across the U.S., Advocate Capital, Inc. clients are also eligible for complimentary QuickBooks support as well as a 30% savings on the purchase of QuickBooks software and upgrades and a 20% savings on QuickBooks supp...
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Claggett & Sykes Victorious in Defective Scissor Lift Case
In a recent settlement with Skyjack, Inc. and Ahern Rentals, Inc., Advocate Capital, Inc. friend and colleague, Sean Claggett and his team received a significant recovery for a client who suffered numerous debilitating injuries, including brain shear and frontal lobe injuries as a result of a horrific fall from a scissor lift.
In October of 2007, as the p...
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