When to Hire an Arbitrator

Written by Small Business Magazine on May 7th, 2019. Posted in Judge dennis cavanaugh, Mediation, Qui tam actions

Courts of law exist across the United States, and they are used for more than criminal prosecution. Some of these courts are used for bankruptcy filings, for example, or for matters of environmental law (when companies pollute the natural environment) or even employment law. Such courts of law and the judges who preside over them may be used to settle all sorts of disputes, but in some cases, a party would rather make use of arbitrator firms instead. An arbitrator firm may offer some perks over a court of law, although not all disputes may be settle in this manner. When is it time to make use of an arbitrator firm, and why might a court of law by used in other cases?

Using an Arbitrator

An arbitrator firm may act as an alternative to using a court of law for litigation if so desired, and many cities may have these arbitrator firms in them across the United States. Why might an interest

Four Benefits To Hiring A Litigation Attorney

Written by Small Business Magazine on September 10th, 2018. Posted in Contract interpretation, Electronic case management, Qui tam actions

The chances are good that you’ve heard the story of Bernie Madoff. The once-storied investment manager enjoyed a illustrious career on Wall Street, serving as the chairman of the NASDAQ stock exchange for a time before his arrest in December 2008 for operating the largest Ponzi scheme in history. Collectively, Madoff’s victims lost nearly $20 million and he is serving a 150-year prison term.

Stories like Madoff’s are on the extreme end of the spectrum, but it’s illustrates the need for good representation in court, particularly when it comes to companies, regulation and complex commercial litigation.

In the 2014 fiscal year, the SEC filed a record 755 enforcement actions covering a wide range of misconduct and obtained orders totaling $4.16 billion in disgorgement and penalties, according to preliminary figures.

In the 2013 fiscal year, the SEC filed 686 enforcement actions and obtained orders totaling $3.4 billion in disgorgement and penalties. In 2012, the SEC filed 73