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Ready, set, go: Statutes of Limitations

Statutes of limitations set out the time frame for bringing a lawsuit. File after the established time and you’ll be out of luck. It is therefore important to properly analyze the facts of your claim so you can select and calendar the…

Lien On: Elements of a Lien

Those involved in the construction industry know that there are specific requirements for the filing of a mechanic’s lien.  One involves time; another the amount.  Both were addressed in a recent case pitting a builder against the…

Money talks on a Repairman’s Lien

An aircraft maintenance company went about fixing a Boeing 767 brought in for service. After completing its work, the shop returned the jet to its owners along with a bill for the repairs. When, in a few months, the shop didn’t get paid,…

Is it me they want?

If you’ve been sued, you likely received a subpoena for deposition during the litigation process. A deposition gives the lawyer and the client their best opportunity to examine witnesses and gain a better understanding of the claims and…