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Shuttered New Jersey Law Firm Sues Wells Fargo

Shuttered New Jersey Law Firm Sues Wells Fargo

Summary: In a new lawsuit, a robo-signing law firm blames Wells Fargo for its financial woes.  A now defunct law firm is suing Wells Fargo for its collapse. Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman helped the notoriously shady bank foreclose on thousands of mortgages, but the bank allegedly delayed paying for service, which resulted in the firm’s demise. […]

“Dream Team” Lawyer F. Lee Bailey Files for Bankruptcy

“Dream Team” Lawyer F. Lee Bailey Files for Bankruptcy

Summary: F. Lee Bailey, a once prominent criminal defense attorney, has now filed for bankruptcy.  F. Lee Bailey, once a member of O.J. Simpson’s Dream Team, filed for bankruptcy. The once prominent criminal defense lawyer found himself in hot water with the government in the 1990s, and eventually the dispute contributed to his disbarment in […]

American Idol Producer Sues Phillip Phillips for $6 Million

American Idol Producer Sues Phillip Phillips for $6 Million

Summary: An American Idol producer is suing Season 11 winner, Phillip Phillips, for $6 million.  An American Idol producer is going bankrupt, and now it’s going after former winner Phillip Phillips. To learn more about Phillip Phillips, read this article: Phillip Phillips Wins American Idol  Production company 19 Entertainment filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in April. […]

Casey Anthony Allegedly Paid Defense Lawyer with Sex

Casey Anthony Allegedly Paid Defense Lawyer with Sex

Summary: Casey Anthony, who was accused of murdering her daughter, allegedly paid her lawyer with sex.  A private investigator said that a then-broke Casey Anthony paid her lawyer with sex! On Tuesday, Radar Online released sworn testimony from Dominic Casey, who was hired by Anthony’s lawyer Jose Baez in 2008. P.I. Casey was asked in January […]

Bar Study Exam Discharged in Bankruptcy Filing

Bar Study Exam Discharged in Bankruptcy Filing

Summary: A Pace Law School graduate was allowed to discharge her bar study loan with her Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings despite it being an educational related loan. A federal judge has opened up a whole new window when it comes to bankruptcy and student loans. Traditional student loans are not included in bankruptcy protections but […]

Palm Beach Lawyer Under Arrest for No-Show, Her Funds to Be Audited

Palm Beach Lawyer Under Arrest for No-Show, Her Funds to Be Audited

Summary: A bankruptcy judge ordered the arrest of no-show lawyer a few weeks ago. A bankruptcy judge in Palm Beach Florida ordered the arrest of a lawyer, hoping to jail her until she complies with a litany of complaints. Bankruptcy attorney Tina Talarchyk is being held in contempt of court for failing to show up for […]

Dewey Executives to Receive New Trial

Dewey Executives to Receive New Trial

Summary: Dewey’s three top executives are being retrialed. Things aren’t over for Dewey & LeBoeuf, and the weary among us wonder if they ever will be. Dewey’s collapse is the biggest in law firm history, so you would expect the vultures to ponder over the bones for a long time. So this is what we […]

50 Cent’s Sex Tape Legal Mess Continues

50 Cent’s Sex Tape Legal Mess Continues

Summary: Lastonia Leviston, the subject of the sex video rapper 50 Cent posted online, will not see any payments until his bankruptcy case is decided, causing her to question some excessively high legal fees from his legal team. Rapper 50 Cent thought he had avoided the legal fees from the lawsuit against Lastonia Leviston, the […]

50 Cent Sues Attorneys for $75 Million

50 Cent Sues Attorneys for $75 Million

Summary: Rapper 50 Cent strikes back at the attorneys who lost his case. You can get rich or die trying. Or you can choose option “c”: sue your attorneys. Rapper 50 Cent is taking his recent legal losses out on his attorneys at Garvey Schubert Barer (“GSB”). The firm represented 50 Cent, originally known as Curtis James Jackson III, in his case […]

American Apparel Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

American Apparel Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Summary: American Apparel hopes to restructure its debts within a six month period so it may continue operations. The New York Times reports that American Apparel, a once-hip outfitter, has filed for bankruptcy protection. American Apparel’s tremendous debts, coupled with declining sales numbers, employee feuds, and a never-ending legal fight with Dov Charney, the exiled […]

American Apparel Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

American Apparel Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Summary: American Apparel hopes to restructure its debts within a six month period so it may continue operations. The New York Times reports that American Apparel, a once-hip outfitter, has filed for bankruptcy protection. American Apparel’s tremendous debts, coupled with declining sales numbers, employee feuds, and a never-ending legal fight with Dov Charney, the exiled […]

Surfing Brand Quiksilver Files for Bankruptcy

Surfing Brand Quiksilver Files for Bankruptcy

Summary: Quiksilver’s U.S. business has been struggling for some time and has finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as they try to sort out their financial problems. The U.S. division of Quiksilver has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The popular surfing brand is common around surfing hot spots from the U.S. to Australia. The company […]

Columbia House Music Club Calls It Quits

Columbia House Music Club Calls It Quits

Summary: The mail-order music club Columbia House is closing down after their parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this week. The sign of the times is clear; music has turned digital. With $1.4 billion in sales at one time, the once popular mail-order music club Columbia House of over 50 years will be […]

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