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Jon Lewis

Long Term Disability Denied – ERISA

So, you have worked for a company for twenty years.  It’s a large company, and you were offered benefits when you started.  You took them.  Who wouldn’t?  You got health, a 401k, discounts on various services, accidental death and dismemberment, […]

Jon Lewis

UBER – $1,000,000; Alcohol Death – $100,000

According to a Fox 6 news report, Tuscaloosa County recently passed an ordinance allowing Uber drivers in the County, but Uber must hold One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00) of general liability insurance.  If an Uber driver kills someone, you may be […]

Jon Lewis

UBER and Uninsured Motorist Coverage

We are constantly bombarding our clients and the public about the importance of uninsured motorist coverage.  Well, if you are using UBER, it is even more important.  Why, you ask?  Because, ostensibly, uber drivers are independent contractors, and therefore, Uber […]

Jon Lewis

No Jury? No Judge Now!

I recently posted that obtaining a jury is getting more and more difficult in civil cases.  Well, Monday, the process began where it might become more difficult to even get a Judge.  On Monday, August 15, 2016, an order was […]

Jon Lewis

You Want a Jury in your Case? SORRY!

NO JURY (SOUP) FOR YOU!!!!! The 7th Amendment of the United States Constitution provides: In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact […]

William G. Nolan

Aging parents? Concerned about their safety and welfare?

Who will be their caregiver when they need help? How will they pay for their long-term care? Will you have to pay for their care? Even if they have long-term care insurance, will it be enough? What benefits are available? […]

Jon Lewis

Debt Collector Calling! I don’t owe! What can I do?

Every year, many debt collection companies improperly attempt to collect debts.  Either the person never owed the debt, or the debt is so old, it’s uncollectible.  Nevertheless, there is a lot of money in this industry, and collection companies are […]