How Personal Counsel Can Assist You In Legal Cases

Posted by Joseph "Joe" Amos on Aug 23, 2017 11:51:55 AM

During my years of legal practice, especially handling third-party injury claims, I have seen so many times, and in numerous ways, how personal counsel (or private counsel or corporate counsel) has proven to be a valuable, positive factor for case resolutions, evaluations, damage control and even trials.

Let me explain...

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Topics: Insurance, Personal Counsel

Fisher Rushmer P.A. Attorney Appointed as Chair of Florida Bar Committee

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Aug 1, 2017 7:59:50 PM

Fisher Rushmer P.A. attorney Penelope B. Perez-Kelly has been appointed to serve as the chair of the Florida Bar International Law Certification Committee. This appointment runs until June 30, 2018.

Florida Bar board certification recognizes attorneys whose special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice make them experts in their designated certification area.

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Fisher Rushmer, P.A.  Announces 10 Members of Their Orlando Law Firm Have Been Selected as 2017 Super Lawyers

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Jul 25, 2017 2:53:59 PM

Every year, Super Lawyers selects and rates outstanding lawyers from 70 or more practice areas and chooses the top 5% to receive Super Lawyer status. The attorneys chosen by Super Lawyers have been recognized by their peers and made personal achievements in the legal field. The patented selection process is based on independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.The Orlando law firm of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. is proud to announce that the following attorneys were selected as a Super Lawyer or Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2017:

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Eric R. Elms of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Law Firm Recently Recognized as the Most Productive Board Member of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Jul 6, 2017 12:39:28 PM

Eric R. Elms, of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. in Orlando, a practicing lawyer since 2011, was recently recognized by the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors as the “Most Productive Board Member.”

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Attorney Joseph L. Amos, Jr. of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Named 2017 President of Central Florida ABOTA Chapter

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on May 11, 2017 1:49:43 PM

Joseph L. Amos, Jr., of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. in Orlando, has been an active member of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2010. Joe has served in various officer positions in recent years, and was named President for 2017.

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Topics: ABOTA

Who Gets to Choose the Corporate Representative to Appear for the Corporation in a Deposition?

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on May 9, 2017 11:22:49 AM

A recent case went before Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal to decide who is allowed to choose the corporate representative in a deposition. Following is a synopsis of the case and the Second District’s decision.

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Topics: Deposition

Orlando Attorney J. Brock McClane Shares About His Service as an Honorary Consul of Germany

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on May 2, 2017 3:43:24 PM

Recently, we had the chance to sit down with one of our attorneys J. Brock McClane to discuss his appointment as an Honorary Consul of Germany.

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Are Income Taxes Dischargeable in a Bankruptcy Case?

Posted by David McFarlin on Apr 19, 2017 5:00:15 PM

The Internal Revenue Service will frequently assert a claim for unpaid income taxes and be one of the largest creditors in a chapter 7 case. Therefore, many individuals considering a bankruptcy case inquire about the dischargeability of income taxes.

Here are the rules you need to know:

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Topics: Bankruptcy, Income Tax Discharge

Eric R. Elms of Orlando’s Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Law Firm Helps The Florida Bar Launch the PWP Program Online

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Mar 23, 2017 6:08:43 PM

Eric R. Elms, of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. in Orlando, and the co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division’s Practicing with Professionalism Committee, recently announced that the Practicing with Professionalism course is now available online. Previously, it was only offered in person.

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Topics: The Florida Bar

6 Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Attorneys Included in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for 2017

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Feb 28, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Fisher Rushmer, P.A. is one of Central Florida's leading law firms, providing quality legal services to clients since 1984. With more than 20 attorneys in multiple practice areas, Fisher Rushmer has earned a reputation for its commitment to clients and results.

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What Rights Do Secured Creditors Have?

Posted by David McFarlin on Feb 24, 2017 11:11:01 AM

Secured creditors will typically inquire about what they must do to be able to enforce their security interests or mortgage interests against property that is involved in a bankruptcy case.

Read on to find out what help is available for secured creditors in bankruptcy cases.

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Topics: Bankruptcy

Eric R. Elms of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Law Firm in Orlando Re-elected as a Governor of the Young Lawyers Division Board

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Feb 15, 2017 3:48:02 PM

Eric R. Elms, of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. in Orlando, has served as an elected governor of the Young Lawyers Division Board for The Florida Bar for the past four years.  He is one of three elected governors from the Ninth Circuit.  Recently, Elms was re-elected for a two-year term and will be sworn in to serve June 2017 at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention.

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You Do the Math! Learn How to Correctly Calculate Medical Costs in Personal Injury Cases

Posted by Joseph "Joe" Amos on Jan 17, 2017 5:07:13 PM

It’s unfortunate, but you’ve probably seen more than your fair share of accidents on the road. No matter the type of vehicle that is involved, the impact can be devastating.

Medical expenses (damages) - which includes both past and future costs - can be very difficult todetermine in these cases. And future life care plans add even more complexities to a personal injury case.

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Topics: Insurance

Can I File Bankruptcy and Keep My Car?

Posted by David McFarlin on Nov 29, 2016 1:28:21 PM

Frequently, my clients asks if they can keep their vehicle in a chapter 7 bankruptcy case. The answer is – it depends. 

In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case,  a has three general options for dealing with a motor vehicle that is subject to a security interest, and as with almost everything in life, there are advantages and disadvantages to each of these options.

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Michael Brownlee of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Law Firm in Orlando is Now a Board Certified Appellate Attorney

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Oct 4, 2016 1:40:29 PM

After years of preparation, Michael Brownlee, of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Law Firm in Orlando Florida, is now one of only 178 attorneys in the entire state of Florida recognized by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Attorney in appellate practice.

Board Certified lawyers are legal specialists who have set themselves apart from the crowd based on their experience in the field, dedication to a particular area of law, and additional commitment to improving themselves both professionally and personally.

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