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Settlement Announced – Bank Overdraft Litigation

Today, the attorneys for plaintiffs and defendants filed a joint notice of settlement of the class action against Citizens Financial Group, Inc. RBS Citizens, N.A., and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania. According to the notice, the Citizens’ defendants agreed to pay $137.5 million in exchange for a full release. The class action settlement is subject to […]

April 25, 2012 , by Walter Mathews

Probate Litigation

Unfortunately, it is all too common for disputes to arise between family members and loved ones during the probate process. Probate disputes can disrupt or halt the probate process and cause undue stress for those involved. Issues ranging from appointment of a guardian to claims of undue influence can cause a rift between family members […]

April 25, 2012 , by Walter Mathews


Good Lawyer – Bad Lawyer

Recently a client commented that he now recognizes the difference between good lawyers and bad lawyers.  Although there certainly are “good” and “bad” lawyers out in the world, what the client was recognizing was a difference in type of lawyer.  There are lawyers and law firms, even the so-called “boutique” firms, that handle hundreds of cases simultaneously.  […]

April 20, 2012 , by Walter Mathews


Confirmation of Arbitration Awards

An arbitrator’s failure to make an award within the time limits set out by Florida’s arbitration code does not automatically require dismissal of a motion to confirm the tardy award. In SEIU Florida Public Services Union, CTW, CLC (“FPSU”), v. City of Boynton Beach, on April 18, 2012, the Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed […]

April 18, 2012 , by Walter Mathews


Florida Fraud and Business Lawyers

Business litigation can be costly and damaging to any business; unless handled properly, the outcome is often business disruption, financial losses, and damaged business relationships. Whether you are facing allegations of fraud or your business has been harmed by the wrongful actions of another business, the future of your business is at stake. This is […]

April 6, 2012 , by Walter Mathews

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