Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Guest Bloggers: Febe Zepeda and Baldomero Garza “How ‘lawsuit lending’ is putting families at risk”

An insidious problem has been creeping into the shady world of predatory lending – the practice of lawsuit lending.   It goes something like this: a seemingly helpful representative of a lawsuit lender approaches plaintiffs who are involved in a personal injury or other type of lawsuit.  In many cases, these plaintiffs find themselves in tough […]

Guest Blogger Series: Lisa Rickard & Hector Barreto “Las demandas y los pequeños negocios latinos”

Las personas en Estados Unidos a menudo piensan en el abuso de las demandas como un problema asociado con las grandes empresas. Sin embargo, los pequeños negocios llevan una gran parte de la carga de las demandas en el país. De acuerdo con la Administración de Pequeños Negocios, los pequeños negocios crean el 64% de […]

Guest Blogger Series: Lisa Rickard & Hector Barreto “The Problem of Lawsuits & Latino-Owned Small Businesses”

Americans often think of lawsuit abuse as a problem associated with larger businesses.  But small businesses bear a large portion of the lawsuit burden in the United States. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses create 64% of new jobs in America, and yet, frivolous lawsuits cost small businesses collectively over $100 billion in […]