It is no longer a secret that Mattress Firm, the nation's largest bedding retailer, has recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In fact, it recently came out of that filing with a restructured focus and about 700 fewer storefronts. Why, then, is Mattress Firm a good example of poor real estate practices?
Many people know that doctors can be held legally accountable if they give bad advice to patients that causes the patients injury. But, did you know that lawyers can also be held accountable if they give bad legal advice to their clients? If a lawyer's negligence causes serious financial or physical harm to a party in a civil case, that party may be able to recover from the negligent lawyer for legal malpractice.
Unarmed civilians, often of color, being killed by police is nothing new. But it is only recently that the stories are getting more attention from the public and the media. The stories often cause outrage when it is reported that the police officers who caused the killings are not charged. People wonder how this can be if the victim was unarmed?
Unfortunately, problems with debt collectors are something many people in Pennsylvania end up facing. This can be seen in how common complaints about debt collectors are among consumers in the state.