Landmark Birth Injury Settlement for Attorney Laura Kalur
You learn you’re having your first baby and you’re excited that you’ll be a mother. Your pregnancy goes smoothly - except your due date comes and goes. Fifteen days later, your doctor induces labor.
Then the worse-case scenario begins…trouble during the 11 hour delivery. The 11 pound, unborn baby is in distress. His heart rate dips below 60 beats per minu...
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Thanksgiving is a time for family. The Advocate Capital family will be closed for Thanksgiving and the Friday following. All funding requests received on Wednesday, November 25 will be processed with a Friday, November 27 date.
All payment requests received by 3:00 pm CST on Wednesday, November 25 will be processed with a Monday, November 30 date. All fu...
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How Wearable Technology and 3D Printing Will Impact Litigation
As we approach the chaos of the holiday shopping season, we may consider Fitbits, Apple watches or even 3D printers as great gift ideas for relatives. What you may not realize is how the increased popularity of these items will provide a practical use for lawyers.
In a recent article, Nicole Black of MyCase shared some examples of how “lawyers are already...
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Advocate Capital, Inc. Supports Public Justice with #GivingTuesday
Tuesday, December 1st marks the first day of the annual, month-long campaign, #GivingTuesday. During the month of December, supporters are asked to make a special, tax-deductible gift in support of Public Justice.
During the holiday season, it is easy to get caught up in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday hustle and bustle, but Public Justice is urging peo...
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Consumer Rights Protection via Passing of the Arbitration Fairness Act
Most people at some point in their life will be given the option “click here to agree,” whether it be in a credit card, wireless phone, or other similar binding agreement. By clicking that option, you agree to the terms and conditions provided by the company you wish to receive service.
The huge issue here is that those terms are conditions are riddled wi...
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Advocate Capital, Inc.’s Team Hope Volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank
On Tuesday, November 17th, Advocate Capital’s Team Hope volunteered for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee by sorting food for a few hours. As a group, we helped sort and pack 7,622lbs of food and provide 5,863 meals to families in need! We would like to thank all of our employees who took the time to volunteer:
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Simona Farrise Holds Janssen Pharmaceutical Accountable in Wrongful Death with $8M Verdict
Congratulations to Attorney Simona Farrise of the Farrise Law Firm of California for taking on pharmaceutical giant Janssen Pharmaceutical and holding them accountable for the death of 25 year old Leo Liu. Leo Liu was used in a human drug experiment in Janssen’s quest to develop Risperidone, an injectable form of Risperdal. Simona Farrise took the case in...
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Eberstein & Witherite, L.L.P. Named to Top 100 Places to Work
Congratulations to friend and client, Amy Witherite, owner of the Dallas, TX based personal injury law firm Eberstein & Witherite, LLP, on the Firm’s recent designation as a 2015 Top 100 Places to Work.
After being nominated, Firm employees participate in a survey and responses are benchmarked against responses from employees of other nominees in the...
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Democrats Warn Consumers are Losing Their Rights
We have blogged many times in this spot about the negative impact of arbitration clauses on consumers’ right to a trial by jury. In a recent article in The Hill, Lydia Wheeler reports that congressional Democrats “are calling on regulators to protect consumers’ right to settle disputes with companies in court.” Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and Rep. Hank Johnso...
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Indiana Trial Lawyers Association 51st Annual Institute
Lisa Wagner and I were so pleased to participate in the ITLA’s 51st Institute in Indianapolis Indiana last week.
This was our first year exhibiting at this event and as I drove up to the convention center I was awe struck with just how BIG Lucas Oil Stadium is. What an amazing venue for a football game that venue must be!
Lisa and I had the opportunity t...
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