Expert Witnesses in Automotive Products Liability Cases

Expert Witnesses in Automotive Products Liability Cases   A plaintiff in a products liability action against the manufacturer or seller of a motor vehicle is generally required to prove that the vehicle as sold contained a defect that created an unreasonable risk of...

Role of Auto Accident Reconstruction Experts

Role of Auto Accident Reconstruction Experts Automobile accidents can be very messy. In order to determine what led to an accident, an automobile accident reconstruction expert can be employed. The expert will try to determine the most probable reason for the...

Setoffs and Underinsured Motorist Insurance Policies

Setoffs and Underinsured Motorist Insurance Policies When an insured files a lawsuit against an insurance company, the insurance company can file a counter claim against the insured to reduce the amount of the insured's claim by an amount that the insurance company...

Case Commencement

Under the Bankruptcy Code, a voluntary or involuntary case is commenced by filing a petition with the bankruptcy court. A Chapter 7 or 11 bankruptcy case may be initiated by a voluntary filing by the debtor or by an involuntary filing by the debtor's creditors. Cases...

Chapter 12 Hardship Discharge

A family farmer may be excused from completing payments under a plan of reorganization if payments under the plan are not completed due to circumstances for which the family farmer cannot be held accountable and other statutory criteria have been met.. Grant of...

Chapter 7 Eligibility

A petitioner must reside in or have a domicile, a place of business, or property in the United States in order to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The petitioner must not have been granted a discharge under Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 within the last eight years. or completed...

Dischargeable Debts

Dischargeable debts are those debts that can be discharged through bankruptcy proceedings. A debtor is no longer personally liable to pay for dischargeable debts after the bankruptcy proceedings are concluded. Dischargeable Debts The following debts are dischargeable:...

Estate Property

The commencement of a voluntary, joint, or involuntary bankruptcy petition automatically creates an "estate." The estate is comprised of all the property that is described in Section 541 of the Bankruptcy Code. It includes all legal or equitable interests of the...