Discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) prohibits age discrimination in the workplace for those individuals 40 (forty) years old and older.   This means that an employer may not fail or refuse to hire, or terminate an individual based on that person’s age.  An employer is also prohibited from segregating or classifying employees…

Judge granted our Motion to Dismiss

Congratulations to Attorney Simon Lassel and his team for successfully dismissing our client’s case. During the course of the trial, the Bank failed to show they properly compiled with the conditions precedent required to file the foreclosure action. The Judge granted our Motion to Dismiss at the close of the bank’s case and the case…

Insolvency and the Forgiveness or Cancelation of Debt

In recent years, homeowners facing foreclosure may have had the debt owing on their mortgage after the sale of their property, known as a deficiency, waived (or forgiven) by the mortgage company. If a homeowner had the deficiency waived, the waived amount is known as canceled debt or discharged debt, and will likely be seen…

Violent Global Weather

A flood plain is an area around a river’s banks that receives regular flooding.  Floods are not always a bad thing.  When they are planned; when river flows stay within their flood plain, they are good for crop fertilization and even tourism in Ethiopia, viz. whitewater rafting.  However, when huge amounts of rain cause floods…

Bank Forced to Dismiss Case During Trial

During a recent trial in Miami-Dade County the bank was forced to take a voluntary dismissal.  The bank was unable to overcome the deficiencies in its case which were brought to the attention of the judge through attorney Kendrick Almaguer’s objections and arguments.  The bank was not able to meet its burden of establishing that…

Fires, floods, heat plague world’s cities

In a bizarre incident in Siberia, part of an ICBM (Intercontinental ballistic missile) washed up on the doorstep of a rather confused and no doubt alarmed traffic cop.  The massive metal tube contains no warhead, is not dangerous and is believed to have been used in manufacturing cold war era missiles.  The flooding in Russia…

Retaining a Lawyer for Day to Day Operations

If you’re an entrepreneur, at one point or another you must have come to a crossroad where you asked yourself, “Should I consult with an Attorney?”  The truth of the matter is that if you are asking, the answer must be “Yes!”  Yet, the constant $Cha-Ching$ induces most of us to put off the call…

Successfully Advocating for a War Veteran

Attorney Satyen Gandhi successfully won a foreclosure trial keeping a 70 year old War Veteran in his Tampa home.  During the presentation of the Plaintiff’s case, the Judge took issue with whether the Plaintiff had adequate standing to bring the foreclosure suit.  After the Judge reviewed the Plaintiff’s evidence and the memorandums of law submitted,…