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Lawyers Eye Neo-Nazi Website Founder’s Assets for $14M Award

Attorneys for a Montana real estate agent are eyeing the assets of a neo-Nazi website operator to collect a $14 million court judgment against the man for an anti-Semitic online “troll storm” that he orchestrated against the Jewish woman and …

Insurers Relieved After Calif. Court Clarifies Small Claims Appeal Rules

Defense attorneys hope a published opinion issued last week by a California appellate court will curb a tactic used by plaintiff’s attorneys to steer minor cases to small claims court in hopes of winning default judgments that carriers won’t bother …

Best Methods for Setting Aside a Default Judgment

Participating in a lawsuit can be like playing a game of football. There is an offense, a defense, and for those who are not interested, they can seemingly last forever. For both, the defense has one priority: do not let …

Alabama High Court Rejects $37M Default Judgment Against Nightclub

The Alabama Supreme Court has tossed out a $37 million judgment against a Jefferson County nightclub. The court ruled 9-0 Friday that there was not a sufficient effort to notify the nightclub owner of the litigation before a court awarded …