Michael R. Nesfeder

Michael R. Nesfeder

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Litigation • Creditor’s Rights • Personal Injury • Commercial and Residential Leasing • Workouts

Michael R. Nesfeder
Dec. 7, 2018

I Can Collect My Attorneys’ Fees, Right?

As an attorney in our litigation group, this is a question that we hear practically every day.  And, it’s a question that’s often asked at inception of representation and is especially relevant in the context of filing a lawsuit.  At its core, the question revolves around this concept:  “Will I be able to recover the […]

Michael R. Nesfeder
Oct. 25, 2018

Popeye Was No Cowboy

There’s no doubt that debt collection has become a huge undertaking for various creditors and entities that collect on their behalf in recent years.  With this uptick in collection activity comes increased scrutiny by the courts to ensure compliance with the various statutes and laws that govern these collection activities, including the Fair Debt Collection […]

Michael R. Nesfeder
Apr. 10, 2018

Call Your Next Witness: Alexa?

We recently inherited my daughter’s cat, Luna, after she graduated from college. I’ve since learned that one thing that cats do is stand on you as you’re watching TV. Now I can relate to the Amazon commercial with the guy lying in bed and the cat standing on his chest when he says, “Alexa, call […]

Michael R. Nesfeder
Feb. 19, 2018

Does Your Contract Need a Dentith?

As a litigator in FLB’s Litigation and Trial Practice group, I’m often asked by clients to represent them on claims based on a written contract. In many cases, these documents are littered with typos, ambiguities, conflicting terms and misidentified parties. Basically, these contracts used by small and large businesses alike, are poorly drafted. Unfortunately, by […]

Michael R. Nesfeder
Sep. 15, 2017

Equi-Hacked: Freezing Your Credit After A Data Breach

On September 7, 2017, a data breach considered one of the worst in cybersecurity history, occurred when Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies, reported that hackers had gained access to the confidential information of 143,000,000 people, including social security numbers and dates of birth.  This was not a hack of a […]

Michael R. Nesfeder
Feb. 9, 2016

Driven to Distraction: The Hard Facts of Texting and Driving

It happens every day. You notice someone veering slightly in and out of their lane. You’re at a stoplight; the light turns green and they don’t move. When you get next to them, you’re almost sure what you’re going to see – they’re on their cell phone. I’ve seen it take all forms, too. Some […]

Michael R. Nesfeder
May. 21, 2012

“I’ll have the limited torte please.”

 The economy has been down so long, so slow in recovering, that “cutbacks” have become part of our home and business lives. High gas and energy prices aren’t helping, either. People are asking more and more – “where or what can I cut?” Sometimes this mentality – cutting back, reducing expenses, saving money, – spills […]