A common complaint we hear from our regular clients is their frustration with their insurance company’s choice of counsel to defend them in a litigation that is covered by insurance. Although the frustration is sometimes due to the quality of legal work provided, it is usually more a
The Arizona Court of Appeals handed down a new decision this week, providing guidance on two more issues previously unresolved with regard to what qualifies as a purchase money obligation under the anti-deficiency statutes in Arizona. Anti-deficiency protection only applies to l
The Great Recession has left many homeowners owing more to their lenders than what their homes are worth. As homeowners walk away from their homes and the mortgages they secure, lenders are often left to sell the properties for far less than what was owed on the mortgage.
Two recent Arizona court opinions have provided both good news and bad news for homeowners. In M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank v. Mueller, 1 CA-CV 10-0804, the Arizona Court of Appeals delivered some good news for homeowners. In that case, the Muellers purchased a vacant lot
On June 20, 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its much-anticipated opinion in the class action suit Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes. Plaintiffs in the case alleged that Wal-Mart was biased against female employees because of the discretion given to loc