As it sounds, this is not a term you care to associate yourself with if you can help it. Bad faith refers to certain actions and circumstances that cover fraudulent bankruptcy filings. In 2005, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act was legislated to define and outline situations associated with bad faith bankruptcy filing. […]
What Does “Bad Faith” Mean in Bankruptcy?
A lawsuit is crafted of several different stages. In the civil proceedings there are certain litigation paths that must be taken depending on the route of the case. Discovery is in the pre-trail phase of a lawsuit and acts as the parties’ opportunity to gather information. Upon the commencement of a civil action by filing […]
Requests for admissions occur during the discovery process within a lawsuit. When you are sued you are given a “complaint” which tells the court what the person(s)/company did legally wrong. Example: Sunny Side Up Nursing Home did not provide proper care to John Doe as required by the NC state guidelines for standard care. The […]
Yes! Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is considered an occupational disease which is covered under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act. The North Carolina Supreme Court has required three elements in order to prove that a injury is an “occupational disease” including PTSD. They are as follows: (1) The disease must be characteristic of and […]
When you obtain a loan, in most cases the lender does not want to just give you the money, they want to make sure that you have some sort of incentive to make sure you make your payments. What better incentive is there than taking away your property if you do not pay? Therefore, creditors […]
One of the most frequent calls we get at our office is, “What does it mean when it says, “charge off”? Do I need to list this in my list of creditor’s?” The answer is always “yes”! As you are perfectly aware, once you owe a debt, the creditor will relentlessly try to collect the […]