Brokers Owe a Fiduciary Duty to Their Clients for Retirement Advice!

Introduction On June 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s rule requiring financial advisors to act as fiduciaries by putting their clients’ best interest before their own when offering investment advice went into partial effect.  Americans lose about $17 billion a year to conflicts of interest with these advisors.  Under the new rule, advisors must […]

The Dangers of Motions for Continuance

When you file a motion for continuance, you are telling the court, your client, and opposing counsel that you are not ready for trial. This engenders risk even for early trial settings. Two of the biggest legal malpractice cases that our firm has handled involved motions for continuance of early trial settings that were denied. […]