Daily Archives: February 21, 2012 - 3 results


Posted 2 years ago in Foreclosure Real Estate by Courtney Sherwood  
Headlines Give False Hope of Foreclosure Relief

You’re still more likely to lose your house to foreclosure than to get help from your bank if you miss a mortgage payment, despite national headlines that suggest help is on the way. So far this month: Bloomberg News reported that some banks are paying property owners as much as $30,000 to sell their homes and move out, because that can be cheaper to the bank than foreclosing on the property. The Obama administration announced it would help lower mortgage …

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Posted 2 years ago in Class Actions by Aaron Kase  
War Hero Sues Insurance Company for Denial of Benefits

It seems no good deed goes unpunished. A temporarily disabled Korean War veteran in California is suing the Senior Health Insurance Company of Pennsylvania (SHIP) for allegedly engaging in deceptive practices to avoid paying claims the plaintiff says should have been covered. Long-term insurance company sued in California for evading payment of patient’s bills Lawsuit alleges company deliberately stalled and obfuscated in violation of its own policies Resources available to check out your insurance carrier before you buy   A …

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Posted 2 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Aaron Kase  
Skipping Marriage, Man Adopts His Lover

Adult adoption ordinarily formalizes parent-child relationships, particularly in the case of step families, foster families and other non-traditional households. However, a drunk driving case in Florida brought to light a different side altogether of adult adoptions — using the legal process to cement not a parental relationship, but a romantic one. Man adopts adult girlfriend to secure a portion of the family trust Adoption could put the trust at risk in civil suit Adult adoptions not unusual, but adopting a …

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