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“Judgment Collection”

When you or your company is owed money, it is often necessary to turn to the legal system to collect the debt.  The attorneys at Bailey & Galyen have the experience necessary to maximize your recovery and minimize your cost while collecting the money your or your business is owed.

If you are owed a debt, Texas law allows a number of pre- and post-judgment collection methods, including:

  • Pre- and post-judgment garnishment proceedings;
  • Filing lis pendens;
  • Abstracting judgments; and
  • Obtaining turnover orders.

Under the right circumstances, these collection methods may provide a quick and cost-effective mechanism for collecting a debt.  The attorneys at Bailey & Galyen can assist our clients in using these methods to collect the debts they are owed.  The attorneys at Bailey & Galyen are also experienced in aggressively pursuing post-judgment discovery to uncover a debtor’s assets that may be subject to seizure to satisfy a debt.

Josh Borsellino has years of experience helping individuals and business collect the debts they are owed.  With offices in Dallas, Arlington, Fort Worth, Houston, and McAllen, to name a few, Bailey & Galyen has the resources to assist you with in collecting the debts your are owed throughout Texas.

 

When you need experienced legal counsel to aggressively pursue those that owe you money, call our law firm at (866) 378-4705, or contact us online, to arrange a consultation. Our business attorneys stand ready to enforce your rights and collect the money that you are owed.

WARNING! Be Careful What You Post!

Do you have a Facebook, MySpace or other social networking account? Could anything on your site be considered FACEBOOK
inconsistent with the claims in your lawsuit? Have you posted anything that you would be embarrassed to talk about in open court if your case goes to trial? Do you believe that your postings are private — only available to those you allow access — so the insurance defense lawyer can’t get them? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, please continue reading.

Kathleen Romano’s personal injury case made headlines when the judge ordered her to deliver a signed consent allowing the defense access to her current and historical Facebook and MySpace pages, including postings and other information she thought was private. Ms. Romano alleged in her lawsuit that she suffered “serious permanent injuries” when she sat on a defective chair manufactured by Steelcase Inc. that caused her to fall. Her claimed injuries included herniated discs, restricted motion in her neck and back, progressive deterioration, pain and loss of enjoyment of life. Ms. Romano also claimed that she had been “largely confined to her house and bed” since she fell. However, the defense lawyers in her case found her Facebook profile photo showed her standing outside of her house “smiling happily” and other content that indicated she had recently taken a trip to Florida.

The judge ruled that because “the public portions of [Ms. Romano’s] social networking sites contain material that is contrary to her

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WARNING! Be Careful What You Post

claims and deposition testimony, there is a reasonable likelihood that the private portions of her sites may contain further evidence, such as information with regard to her activities and enjoyment of life, all of which are material and relevant to the defense….” The judge ordered Ms. Romano to give the defense access to her private postings to look for other information to attack her claims. The judge ruled that Ms. Romano had no reasonable expectation of privacy online.

You should expect that the insurance defense lawyers in your case are checking social networking sites for information they can use against you. You should assume that if the insurance defense lawyers ask, the judge in your case will give them access to your private postings. Don’t be surprised if the defense lawyers in your case ask for and receive access to postings that you deleted from your site. Here’s a good rule to follow before posting: “Assume anything you post can and will be used against you in a court of law.”

Learn how Bailey & Galyen’s legal expertise and resources can ensure you achieve your business objectives. Call our office today at (866) 378-4705 or fill out an intake form to arrange a consultation

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