Arrested at the Indy 500! How do I bond out?

May 21, 2015

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If you are going to be attending the Indy 500, then it might be useful to know how to bond out of jail if you get in any legal trouble during the festivities.  Most people know that a bond is some sort of monetary payment used to be released from jail while a person is […]

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WARNING: Seat Belt Enforcement this weekend

May 15, 2015

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Police are warning motorists that they will be cracking down on those who do not use seat belts.  The police will being taking part in the “Click It or Ticket It” campaign, which encourages people to buckle up.  This will begin at today and run through the end of the month.  Through this campaign the […]

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Can I Prevent My Ex-Spouse From Moving With My Children?

May 13, 2015

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Indiana’s Relocation Laws of Custodial Parent Can I prevent my ex-spouse (custodial parent) from moving with my children? If you object, your ex-spouse will have to get the Court’s approval to take the children with them. Relocation Statute Indiana Code § 31-17-2.2 Requires the custodial parent to file a Notice of Intent to Relocate with […]

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Pleading All Elements Of A Security Fraud Case

June 26, 2014

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When a securities law firm brings a securities fraud case against a defendant it must sufficiently plead all the elements of the cause of action, which include a material misstatement or omission. Recently, the United States Supreme Court was again asked by a defendant to adopt a bright line rule of what is, and is […]

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The firm may be reputable, but is the broker?

June 11, 2012

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Most people believe they should be safe from investment fraud if they are working with a well-known brokerage firm. Unfortunately, we cannot say this is entirely true. Every year, hundreds — possibly thousands — of investors lose tens – perhaps hundreds – of millions of dollars in Ponzi schemes sold by brokers for the same […]

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Supreme Court Declines To Adopt Bright Line Rule Regarding Materiality In Securities Fraud Actions

May 29, 2012

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When a securities law firm brings a securities fraud case against a defendant it must sufficiently plead all the elements of the cause of action, which include a material misstatement or omission. Recently, the United States Supreme Court was again asked by a defendant to adopt a bright line rule of what is, and is […]

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Supreme Court Clarifies Who Is The “Maker” Of A Statement For Rule Private Rights Of Action Under 10b-5

May 29, 2012

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One of the decisions securities fraud attorneys need to make before even bringing the claim is who to name as defendants in the lawsuit. Typically this is the party who made the material misstatement, but what does that really mean? In the case of many Wall Street firms the identity of the real maker of […]

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