30 December, 2016

Will Donald Trump Gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by Firing its Director?

By | December 30th, 2016|Forced Arbitration, General|

A recent blog written by Paul Bland of Public Justice raises some troubling concerns regarding the future direction of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Bland's comments appeared on the Daily Kos website on [...]

13 December, 2016

Dodd-Frank Act Threatened With Repeal

By | December 13th, 2016|General|

The Dodd-Frank Act, a law designed to protect consumers from the deceptive practices of lenders, is in serious danger of being repealed once the Trump administration takes power. We cannot stress enough how big [...]

13 December, 2016

Involved in a Property Insurance Claim Dispute Arising From Hurricane Matthew? Here’s How You Can Get Help.

By | December 13th, 2016|General|

If you are a business owner, part of a property management company or you represent a Homeowner's Association or condominium association in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina or a neighboring state, you may be dealing [...]

6 December, 2016

What Happens in a Free Consultation?

By | December 6th, 2016|General|

Many of the people we represent at Baron & Budd had never even talked to a lawyer before, much less gone through a free consultation. If you are thinking of taking some sort of [...]

6 December, 2016

How Plaintiffs’ Law Firms are Paid

By | December 6th, 2016|General|

A lot of people contact us wondering how we are compensated for representing our clients. We are a plaintiffs' law firm, and like most others, we work on a contingency fee basis. This means [...]

1 June, 2016

The Changing Landscape in Law Firm Marketing

By | June 1st, 2016|General|

I was recently honored to speak at the Annual Marketing and Management Seminar held by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), an organization devoted to helping attorneys fight for their clients against negligence and [...]

15 April, 2016

Congressional Democrats Demand Forced Arbitration Overhaul

By | April 15th, 2016|General|

On April 14, a group of Democratic congressional representatives took the rather unusual step of calling on the House to overhaul the practice of forced arbitration, a method of resolving private disputes outside of [...]

23 November, 2015

Baron & Budd Gives Thanks for Our Incredible Clients

By | November 23rd, 2015|General|

It's once again the time of year where we reflect on the good things in life, the ones that make us the most grateful. At Baron & Budd, we use this time to give [...]

10 November, 2015

Leadership for Louisiana: Burton LeBlanc Endorses John Bel Edwards for Governor

By | November 10th, 2015|General|

You know how important it is to preserve our freedoms and protect citizens' access to the courts. There is only one candidate for Governor who has repeatedly stood up for access to civil justice for [...]

2 November, 2015

Processed Meat: The Next Big Thing You Shouldn’t Eat, As Explained by the World Health Organization

By | November 2nd, 2015|General|

As if there was room to be told about one more food item that we couldn't eat, the World Health Organization has shocked all of us by adding a common dietary standard in the [...]

29 September, 2015

“Hundreds of Millions of Consumer Contracts” Have Forced Arbitration Clauses

By | September 29th, 2015|General|

A new article in Consumer Reports highlights the practice of forced arbitration that many companies include in "hundreds of millions of consumer contracts." Everything from your credit card to your Netflix account may [...]

3 July, 2015

This Fourth of July Baron & Budd Reflects on What “Protecting What’s Right” is All About

By | July 3rd, 2015|General|

To us, "Protecting What's Right" is more than just a company motto – it's a commitment to standing up for the rights of the people we represent. The United States was founded [...]