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Texas Law Guidelines Prohibit Debt Collector Harassment Like most States, Texas has a law regarding the “do’s and don’ts” for debt collectors. One of the main goals of this law is to avoid consumers from being harassed. Under Texas law debt collectors are forbidden from: Repeatedly or continuously calling debtors or creditors; Using profane or abusive words; Violently threatening creditors; Telling debtors that they will get detained or their house will get repossessed; Misrepresenting the…
For many years our law firm has represented elderly individuals from all over the United States who have invested in countless oil and gas companies. Unfortunately, these individuals came to realize their investments were based on a fraud. Our experience in oil and gas fraud litigation has exposed some of the following: Target the elderly as they are an “easy sell” Try to convince the elder person that there is no need to discuss…
If you’re looking to file a legal claim against someone else (or defend yourself against a legal claim) and there’s a possibility that your case could go to trial, a litigation attorney should be your first phone call. But real life isn’t like Law & Order, and finding a good litigation attorney requires a bit of know-how. That’s why we’re here to help. Here’s some important things you need to know before hiring a litigation attorney.…
Have you ever copied contract language from other documents you’ve received when you were in a hurry to get a deal done? Perhaps you were in need of standard legalese for arbitration clauses or indemnity provisions? No harm. No foul. The deal and relationship continued without commercial litigation. Along comes another deal. Copy. Paste. Sign. Go. The relationship is humming. Was that a burp or a hiccup? Gasp. Is it a getting harder to breathe…
“Money Doc” Sickens Retirees. When every week brings a new financial fraud discovery, a Ponzi scheme raising almost $20 million may seem like yesterday’s news. But Texas resident and radio host, William Neil “Doc” Gallagher managed to place 60 senior citizen’s retirement in substantial jeopardy. The victims of the self-proclaimed “Money Doc” ranged from 62 to 91 years of age, and trusted Gallagher with their retirement funds. Through the three different entities Gallagher used, he…
Are you looking to hire a commercial litigation attorney? How do you choose the best one? Read this guide to find out how to find the best one. With 1.34 million attorneys in the United States, it might seem like an impossible task to find the right attorney for your commercial litigation needs. In order to help you find the right one, we’ve put together this useful guide. You’re one step away. The Needs of…
Long Term Incentive Payment (LTI) David Sellers found himself unemployed when his employer was purchased by another company that immediately started slashing costs. Despite an employment agreement requiring the employer to pay COBRA benefits and $68,000 in outstanding sales commissions, Sellers did not receive payment, and subsequently sued for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty. The COBRA and sales commission matters were resolved. However, Sellers believed he was owed $428,681 as a long-term incentive payment
The silver trade is alive, but 300 investors may not feel so well. The SEC filed charges in November against Gaylen Dean Rust and Rust Rare Coin of Utah. During a 20-month period in 2017 and 2018, Rust secured over $85 million from investors in a silver trading scheme. The details of this Ponzi scheme will give silver tarnish new meaning. The Family Business Rust’s father started a rare coin shop in 1966. Gaylen Rust took…