General Consumer Issues

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What is a removal of my case from state court to federal court?

What is a removal of my case from state court to federal court? This is where a state case is moved (“removed”) to federal court. So the case literally started in state court and now is transferred to federal court.  That’s basically what this means. This is the right of a defendant who is sued in state court if one of two things has happened. The first situation is when there’s a federal claim involved. Let’s say you sue an… (Read more)

What are mass tort lawsuits on defective drugs and medical devices and how do they help you?

“What are mass tort lawsuits on defective drugs and medical devices and why do they matter to me?” Let’s talk about what these cases are, then we’ll talk about why they matter to you and finally we’ll go over some of the more common ones right now we are working on. Mass tort lawsuits are different than class action lawsuits Class action lawsuits are normally where one person brings a lawsuit on behalf of hundreds or thousands of other consumers.  … (Read more)

Make sure your lawyer answers all of your questions before hiring the lawyer

You have questions — make sure before hiring a lawyer that you get all of your questions answered The primary reason you consider hiring a lawyer is because you have questions about the law or how the legal process works.  Especially when you are considering being in court — it is natural that you would have questions. So here are some suggestions as you go through the process of finding and hiring a consumer protection lawyer. Make a written list… (Read more)

“If my car is totaled, I can’t be sued for any deficiency, right?”

If you’ve had the unfortunate experience of getting your car totaled in a car wreck, you may wonder, “I can’t be sued for deficiencies on this car, right?” Many people say that you can’t be sued, because you weren’t responsible for your car being totaled. However, the reality of the situation is that you do owe a deficiency on your car. If the loan on the car is $15,000, and the insurance company only covers $12,000, then you still owe… (Read more)

How do I go through Alabama State or Federal courthouse security?

When you’re preparing for your day in court, you may wonder, “What is courthouse security like in a State or Federal courthouse?” For most people, it makes sense to have security. It’s just like going through airport security. However, you may not have been to an airport or courthouse before, or maybe you haven’t thought about it. Today we hope to help you prepare for going to a courthouse. Why they have courthouse security and what it means for you.… (Read more)