Proofs of Claim, Res Judicata, And A Good Night’s Sleep

Trouble shared is trouble halved. Brainy Quotes attributes that bit of wisdom to writer Dorothy Sayers.  (Also to Lee Iacocca; take your pick). One of the things that keeps me troubled at night is the preclusive effect of a filed proof of claim. So, I’ll share my worries, and you can worry too. Filed claims deemed […]

When Laws Collide, You Need The Right Word

As lawyers, words are our stock in trade. If we want to describe, explain, or persuade, we need to use the right word. The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter – ’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.  MARK TWAIN I was blown away […]