Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, PA

Debt Collectors Beware: Are You Seeking to Collect A Time Barred Debt?

Debt collectors can be liable for actual and statutory damages under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act for seeking to collect a time barred debt. As such, understanding the…more

| Business Organizations, Business Torts, Finance & Banking

Are Sales People Liable for Their Customers' Injuries?

If a customer is injured by a product you manufacture or is injured in a retail store you own, could your salesperson be legally responsible for those injuries? In some situations, the answer very well could be “yes.” …more

| Insurance, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Chinese Drywall. What About It?

Lawsuits related to Chinese drywall, including numerous class actions, have been filed in Florida, Louisiana, Alabama and Ohio (involving a Florida house). More lawsuits are being filed every day, with lawyers in South Florida…more

| Construction Law, Products Liability, Toxic Torts

Employee Free Choice Act: Employers Need to Act Now

The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) has come back to life with the full support of the President. The Act, as reintroduced in the United States House of Representatives on March 10, 2009, would dramatically change how unions can…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Definition of a Claims-Made Policy

The two most common methods utilized by insurance policies for determining whether coverage is triggered are the “claims-made” and “occurrence” approaches. …more

| Insurance

Employee Free Choice Act Awaits Presidential Election

There is a good chance that the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) may come back to life in January 2009. The Act, as passed by the United States House of Representatives in March of last year, would dramatically change how unions…more

| Labor & Employment Law

Understanding Reduction in Force Issues for the Employer

Though it seems that nobody can agree as to whether we are in a recession, moving into a recession, or avoiding a recession altogether, there can be no doubt that the economy has seen better days. Rising costs, uncertain…more

| Labor & Employment Law

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