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Mexican Supreme Court Recognizes Punitive Damages in a Wrongful Death Case

  August 17, 2017     By Osuna Gonzalez
On February 26 of 2014, the First Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court issued a historic decision recognizing punitive damages as part of the...
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Why the UN's Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) Matters in Mexico

  August 17, 2017     By Osuna Gonzalez
It has been over twenty-five years since the United Nation’s Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG” or...

Recognition of Russian Court Decisions in Turkey

  August 17, 2017     By Cindemir Law Office
Under Turkish Law, there is a difference between recognition of foreign decision and enforcement of the decision. Applicant may ask recognition...

Important Traits in an Effective Orthopedic Expert Witness

  August 17, 2017     By HG.org
Expert witnesses must have experience in the subject of the case. This usually means that someone in the medical field has been hired to explain...

Expert Witness Explains Hotel Liability for Negligence of Franchisee

  August 17, 2017     By HG.org
Hotel owners and franchisees have a relationship that benefits the brand behind the hotel. However, when the franchisee engages in activity that...

Managing Risks with the Help of Construction Litigation Expert Witnesses

  August 17, 2017     By HG.org
Construction incidents are common due to a variety of factors, but it is when someone is injured that the case becomes serious. This means a...

Using an Expert Witness to Establish Damages in Business Defamation Case

  August 17, 2017     By HG.org
If defamation has occurred against a business, it may take steps to recover damages for the harm done to its reputation. An expert witness may...

The Importance of Expert Witness Retainer Agreements

  August 17, 2017     By HG.org
Getting an agreement in writing is important in all aspects of life. However, there are certain situations in which this is extremely important....

Attorney-Client Privilege and the Non-Reporting Expert Witness

  August 16, 2017     By HG.org
Lawyers may hire expert witnesses for various types of cases, including cases involving employment issues, intellectual property, engineering or...

Legal Remedies when a Spouse Has Stopped Paying Spousal Support

  August 16, 2017     By HG.org
When a former spouse does not comply with a court order to pay spousal support, there may be a number of remedies available to the recipient...

Lawsuits Regarding Fake Reviews

  August 16, 2017     By HG.org
When someone writes a fake review for a website, product or service, it is possible he or she could be sued by the company. It is essential to...

Getting an Injunction against a Competitor

  August 16, 2017     By HG.org
When a company has been involved in certain types of conduct, it may be possible to seek legal action against it. However, there are specific...

Stolen Items in Hotel, Am I Permitted to View the Hotel Video Footage?

  August 15, 2017     By HG.org
In situations where theft occurs, there may be a few options in progressing to a potential resolution to the matter. It may be possible to seek...

Preparing Yourself for an Examination Under Oath

  August 14, 2017     By Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP
In Wisconsin, when you file a fire loss claim, water damage claim, or other property damage claim against your insurance company, your insurance...

Financial Statements: Are Accountants Liable to Third Parties for Mistakes in Ontario, Canada?

  August 11, 2017     By Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
A lecturer at the Faculty of Law, McGill University, observed that “…the accounting profession has evolved greatly. Modern accountants, once...

When Is the Filed Rate Doctrine a Defense to an Antitrust Lawsuit?

  August 11, 2017     By Bona Law PC
The doctrine of federal antitrust law includes several immunities and exemptions—entire areas that are off limits to certain antitrust actions....

Antitrust Laws Do Not Allow Real Estate Agents to Jointly Fix or Set Prices or Commissions

  August 11, 2017     By Bona Law PC
If you have sold or purchased a home recently, you might be under the impression that real estate commissions—the price to engage a real estate...

The Important Work Expert Witnesses Do Before Testifying

  August 10, 2017     By HG.org
Expert witnesses accomplish much work before the act of testifying is needed. They work up a report, analyze evidence, connect the incident to...

What Are the Elements of Interference with Contract in New York?

  August 9, 2017     By Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC
A cause of action for interference with contract in New York may result in monetary damages.

Critical Steps to Maintain Strong Relationship with Expert Witness During A Case

  August 9, 2017     By HG.org
An expert witness is needed on many cases to explain evidence, draw a conclusion from the proof provided and to reconstruct the incident when...

The Extorting Executor in Ontario, Canada

  August 9, 2017     By Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
Is it normal for an executor to ask that a beneficiary sign a release and indemnity prior to paying out the inheritance? Executors can ask, but...

Weeks after Purchase, I Discovered the Odometer was Rolled Back. Can I Sue?

  August 8, 2017     By HG.org
There are various crimes involved in car sales. Odometer fraud is one of these, and it does permit the new owner certain actions when he or she...

Can You Be Sued for Something You Post on Facebook?

  By HG.org
Since Facebook’s launch, millions of users have been drawn to the site to give friends updates, share pictures and reconnect. As such, it has...

Pharmacologist Expert Witness on Warning Label Defects

  August 8, 2017     By HG.org
Expert witnesses are needed most often when there is an aspect about a case that needs clarification for the judge or jury. In pharmacology...

Railroad Accident Expert Witness Describes How Accidents Occur

  August 8, 2017     By HG.org
Railroad incidents often occur when someone is not paying attention to the warning signs available. However, these complications may involve...

When and How Can I Join a Class Action?

  August 8, 2017     By HG.org
Class action lawsuits are common place in the United States due to numerous complications with a variety of victims that are all harmed by a...

How Expert Witnesses Can Help in Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation

  August 8, 2017     By HG.org
Multi-jurisdictional lawsuits are difficult to defend against and are extremely complicated due to the numerous suits from more than a single...

How to Quickly and Effectively Select the Right Expert Witness

  August 7, 2017     By HG.org
Hiring the right expert witness for the case is imperative when certain aspects must be explained in a way that the lawyer is unable to do so...

Prenuptial Agreements and Cross-cultural Relationships between Australian and Taiwanese Nationals

  August 7, 2017     By Brain Trust International Law Firm
In our modern world, it is common for foreign nationals to marry people from different countries. Such relationships occur regularly between...

Asserting Legal Professional Privilege for Internal Investigations

  August 7, 2017     By HG.org
In order to asset the legal professional privilege clients are entitled to for most legal matters, this means that the communications between...

Value of Reports Provided by Expert Witnesses

  August 4, 2017     By HG.org
Experts hired for a case generally provide a report of the incident that includes their conclusions, opinions and different stages of the issue...

Is Your Doctor Experienced Enough to Operate on You?

  August 3, 2017     By Kline & Specter, PC
When you need a medical operation, you will naturally have a lot of concerns and questions about your health and your recovery, but one question...

Introduction to Fiduciary Duty Expert Witness

  August 3, 2017     By HG.org
Finding the right expert witness is important for cases that have a need for details, connections from evidence and even when the evidence...

Effective Strategies in Challenging the Opposing Expert Witness

  August 2, 2017     By HG.org
When hiring an expert witness, the lawyer knows that the other counsel may also have an expert witness to counter his or her expert’s claims....

Strategies to Disqualify Opponent’s Expert Witness

  August 1, 2017     By HG.org
Disqualifying the opponent’s expert witness is often necessary when the case demands progress and additional assistance. However, doing so may...

Russia Forces Opponents to Negotiate Rather than to Litigate

  July 31, 2017     By IPStyle
12 July 2017 in Russia came into force a law amending the legislation regarding the pretrial settlement of disputes.

Resolving Commercial Construction Disputes

  July 28, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
While commencement of commercial construction projects is typically (or, at the very least, should be) preceded by the execution of a...

Important Aspects of Using Visual Graphics when an Expert Witness Testifies

  July 28, 2017     By HG.org
Expert witnesses are used for a variety of reasons, but they are usually part of a claim or case that needs expertise in a specific field of...

Legal Battles of Pharmaceutical Companies in Ukraine for Miramistin

  July 28, 2017     By IPStyle
It’s an open secret that the pharmaceutical industry has been long striving for leadership in capital investments, research, innovations and new...

Myths Involved in Looking for an Expert Witness

  July 27, 2017     By HG.org
Many individuals believe that an expert is behind every door. Each professional may be used as an expert in almost any case. However, cases are...

Product Liability Expert Witnesses Explain Defects that Cause Tip Overs

  July 27, 2017     By HG.org
Defects in products are a serious problem when entire batches or the design are affected. This could means standard use of the item may lead to...

Expert Witness Explains Home Asbestos Exposure Liability

  July 27, 2017     By HG.org
Cases of asbestos exposure may be complicated due to how long the material has been in the building, who put it there, why it was there and how...

How Expert Witnesses Help in Unlawful Collection of Consumer Data Cases

  July 26, 2017     By HG.org
Consumer data is available almost everywhere online. Anyone that visits almost any website leaves a trail of information in his or her wake....

Federal Regulations May Require Expert Witness Assistance

  July 25, 2017     By HG.org
There are many federal regulations that require the assistance of a professional that understands what these are, how they apply to a situation...

What Damages Expert Witnesses Do

  July 21, 2017     By HG.org
There are various types of damages that may be awarded to the victim in a claim for compensation. When the case involves an injury or incident...

I Was Injured by Leaking Battery Acid. Can I Sue the Store and the Product Manufacturer?

  July 20, 2017     By HG.org
Every year, thousands of individuals are injured in stores due to slips and falls, falling objects or even criminal activity. When an injury...

Unjustified Suspension of Payment of Shares in the Netherlands: What Are the Consequences?

  July 19, 2017     By AMS Advocaten
A debtor whose claim has become due and payable to his creditor is authorised to suspend compliance with his commitment – e.g. payment – until...

Managing Risks and Investigations in Construction Litigation with an Expert Witness

  July 18, 2017     By HG.org
Construction litigation is rife with complications, difficulties, risks and numerous types of investigations. These may be more in number when...

The Basics of the Ethicon Physiomesh™ Recall Class Action in Canada

  July 14, 2017     By Slepkow, Slepkow & Associates, Inc.
Hernia Mesh victims from Canada have started a class action lawsuit against Ethicon Inc. over injuries allegedly caused by the company’s...

Big Businesses Litigating Against Each Other

  By HG.org
Litigation is often the last path taken when negotiation, mediation or arbitration become undesirable or infeasible based on the opposing party....

Can You Compel an Executor in Canada to Sell?

  July 11, 2017     By Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
A parent dies and the adult children become equal beneficiaries of the residue of the parent’s Estate. The Estate is primarily made up of...

Medicare Fraud and Expert Witnesses

  July 10, 2017     By HG.org
Fraud is a serious crime that often affect multiple persons simultaneously. When someone’s personal information has been stolen and used in this...

Mandatory Mediation in Labor Disputes in Turkey

  July 7, 2017     By Serap Zuvin Law Offices
Mediation, as one of the alternative dispute resolution methods, has been introduced into the Turkish Law system with the Law on Mediation in...

Expert Witnesses Explain Damages in Airbag Defect Cases

  July 6, 2017     By HG.org
Airbag defects in vehicles that collide with others may lead to severe injury or death. This may be due to the untimely deployment or the lack...

Hurricane Expert Witnesses Provide Testimony in Court

  June 29, 2017     By HG.org
Inclement weather is often difficult to survive, and the more severe it is, the more complicated its issues are to resolve. Many that are not...

Objections to Make to Expert Witnesses

  June 28, 2017     By HG.org
The testimony of an expert witness is often important to the case, and in some circumstances it is enough to lead a jury or judge to side with...

What Happens in a Legal Mediation Proceeding?

  June 28, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
There are several ways that a California business dispute can be resolved, but litigation is usually not the preferred method for doing so.

Federal Law and Consumer Credit Scores

  June 27, 2017     By Sierra Litigation
With the exception of your Social Security number, no other number has more of an impact on your life than the impact made by your credit score....

The “One Mandatory Holiday and One Non-Mandatory Holiday” Policy in Taiwan

  June 26, 2017     By Brain Trust International Law Firm
The newly enacted Labor Standard Act in Taiwan is confusing every employer with regard to its "one mandatory holiday and one non-mandatory...

Expert Witnesses Explain Potential Legal Issues with Autonomous Vehicles

  June 23, 2017     By HG.org
The future has arrived, and it is showing the public that it includes vehicles that drive themselves. However, there are various issues that...

Protection of IP Rights in Software: How Microsoft Fights in Ukraine

  June 23, 2017     By IPStyle
According to the International Property Rights Index 2016 prepared by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA), Ukraine ranks...

Looking at Anti-Bribery Legislation in Turkey and Beyond

  June 22, 2017     By Guden Law Firm
Corruption is a widespread phenomenon in international business transactions all over the World. In accordance with corruption perception index...

Admitting Expert Witnesses under Daubert or Frye

  June 21, 2017     By HG.org
It is often essential to have an expert witness in conjunction with a lawyer for many different types of cases. These professionals are...

My Daycare Did Not Take My Son to the Hospital after an Injury, Can I Sue?

  June 21, 2017     By HG.org
Daycare responsibilities are to the children that reside within the building or facility until they are discharged for the day. This means those...

Misrepresentation of Tax Procedures and Complications for Real Estate Dealings

  By HG.org
Real estate dealings often require exact documentation that specifies certain terms, conditions and details about the buyer, seller and...

Lessons from Cases that Use an Expert Witness

  June 15, 2017     By HG.org
It is important to understand what the use of an expert witness is and how best to use these professionals. However, before they may be utilized...

Daubert and its Effect on Expert Witnesses

  June 14, 2017     By HG.org
Before the use of expert witnesses changed to the standard that is known in the electronic and computer age, Daubert had to go through a case...

The Need for a Business Lawyer when Litigation Occurs with Unsatisfactory Services

  By HG.org
When someone has purchased the service of someone or an organization, it is possible to be left with unsatisfactory results. This may occur when...

What to Do When a Commercial Tenant Vacates Before the Lease Expiration Date

  June 12, 2017     By Gross & Romanick, P.C.
It is rarely welcome news for a commercial landlord to discover that a tenant has vacated its leased premises prior to the expiration of the...

International Arbitration of Global Legal Insights: Cyprus

  June 12, 2017     By Soteris Flourentzos & Associates LLC
There has been a large increase in the use of arbitration as a commercial dispute resolution method in Cyprus because of its development as an...

How Your Expert Witness Can Withstand a Daubert Challenge

  June 12, 2017     By HG.org
When a Daubert challenge is presented in opposition to an expert witness, his or her entire testimony may be excluded from being giving in...

Pennsylvania Alternative Dispute Resolution Basics

  June 9, 2017     By Archer & Greiner P.C
Pennsylvania provides numerous avenues for alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration, which can help save time and...

Why Litigation Needs an Expert Witness to Explain Details

  June 8, 2017     By HG.org
Litigation is often messy, complicated and difficult to get through for all parties concerned. There are procedures, processes, stages,...

Pre-Action Litigation Dispute Considerations in English Law

  June 8, 2017     By Summerfield Browne Solicitors
Before issuing litigation dispute proceedings under English Law you must satisfy the pre-action protocol, since failure to do so may result in...

What Is Civil Litigation?

  June 7, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
Disputes and disagreements are commonplace in the business world, and civil litigation is one method whereby these disputes and disagreements...

Why Dangerous Substance Cases Need an Expert Witness

  June 6, 2017     By HG.org
Dangerous substances have a variety of effects and hazards to those exposed to them. This could occur through inhalation, skin contact,...

Third Party Funding for Arbitration - The Hong Kong Version?

  June 6, 2017     By Angela Wang & Co.
A Third Party Funder in international commercial arbitration finances part or all of the cost of the proceedings in return for a remuneration...

Avoiding Expensive Lawsuits in Small Business Transactions

  By HG.org
Small business transactions can sometimes morph into serious and significant lawsuits. Fortunately for small business owners, there are...

9 Tips for a Successful Deposition

  June 2, 2017     By Riley Bennett & Egloff, LLP
So you received a Notice of Deposition. What is a deposition and what does that mean for you, the witness? A deposition is the legal term for a...

Expert Witness Explains Small Business Litigation with Big Business Economic Damages

  By HG.org
Small businesses operate under the fear that they will one day be sued. Today, someone can sue a company for nearly anything. Even if the...

5 Things to Consider When Hiring an Attorney

  June 1, 2017     By Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law
Typically, people don’t need the services of an attorney unless they are experiencing some type of serious issue. Those issues often involve...

San Diego Class Action Defense Strategies for Products Labelled “Organic” and “Made in the USA”

  June 1, 2017     By Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Many companies that grow agricultural products or manufacture goods and provide services in San Diego and Southern California label their...

Class Action Defense in San Diego: Diffusing a Complex Legal Challenge

  June 1, 2017     By Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
Class action defense is unfortunately a more common reality for California and San Diego agricultural, technology and manufacturing producers....

Application of Hague Convention on Children in Romania

  May 26, 2017     By Hammond, Minciu and Associates
There have been many articles written concerning the implementation of The Hague Convention on child abduction. All countries have come into...

Mandatory Arbitration in Real Estate Disputes

  By HG.org
Real estate deals often see conflict arising based on the factors of sellers and buyers not being able to resolve the matter between them....

Executing Foreign Judgments Inside & Outside Saudi Arabia

Over the last two decades, the globe has experienced exceptional growth in world trade. This growth is due in part to regulations and oversight...

Rights of Airlines Customers in Saudi Arabia

A resolution issued by the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Civil Aviation No. (380-20), in 26/05/1438H, approving the Executive...

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements and Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia

There are speculations internationally that, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Saudi Arabia are still in dark. Since Saudi...

Can My Lawyer Refuse to Continue with My Case Unless I Pay in Full?

  By HG.org
Sometimes during the middle of representation, a lawyer and client may reach an impasse due to billing issues. In some cases, a lawyer may be...

What is Domicile in Divorce Cases and Why Does it Matter?

  By HG.org
Residency of where a spouse moves to after the couple have split is important when it affects a divorce case. Some states require the individual...

Litigation Finance in Turkey

In the event of a legal action or execution proceedings, it is the claimant party who cover the litigation costs at the beginning, in Turkey....

Expert Witness: Scientific Data and Its Use in the Courtroom

  By HG.org
Expert witnesses are often contacted for their knowledge and expertise in a field of study. This information is used to explain to the judge or...

Summary of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Intellectual Property in Saudi Arabia

The Paris Convention applies to industrial property in the widest sense, including patents, trademarks, industrial designs, utility models (a...

Role of Medical Examination in a Personal Injury Case

  By HG.org
Accidents usually involve personal injuries that require immediate medical attention. This means that the victim of the incident is being...

False or Deceptive Competitor Advertising Hurting Your Bottom Line?

There are resources and options available for business owners when competitors undercut pricing by selling inferior goods or services.

When Multiple Expert Witnesses are Needed for a Case

  By HG.org
Hiring multiple expert witnesses for a single case is beneficial when the matter is either complicated or includes more than one single aspect...

Who Is to Blame for Drunk Driving Accidents?

  By HG.org
Drunk driving incidents are the cause for severe injuries, fatalities and extensive property damage. Those responsible for these accidents are...

How an Expert Witness Explains Why Road Construction Causes Road Incidents

  By HG.org
Road construction zones are often dangerous to drivers on interstates, highways and freeways. The rate of higher speeds and more vehicles is...

Termination of Employment Contracts in Turkey

The Labour Code numbered 4857 (“Labour Code”) regulates the working conditions and also rights and obligations of the employees and employers.

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements and Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia

There are speculations internationally that, enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitral awards in Saudi Arabia are still in dark. Saudi...


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