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- What to Do if a Default Judgment is Taken Against You
A default judgment is a judgment that is taken against someone that’s been sued when the person sued (defendant) is served with a lawsuit but ignores the lawsuit, fails to file the proper documents (an Answer) or otherwise make him or herself known to the court.
- Rules Change for Construction Arbitration
The American Arbitration Association offers new rules to reduce fees and speed the decision making process for the arbitration of construction claims between $75K and $5M.
- Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Drain Entrapent - Not a Typical Premises Liability Claim
Many people are simply not aware of the dangers that defective swimming pool, wading pool, spa and hot tub drains have until it is too late, especially when children are involved
- Lessor Beware: Estoppel by Deed in Oil and Gas Leases Comes to Pennsylvania
This case illustrates the critical need of a grantor to know the exact extent of his or her ownership interest when conveying an ownership or leasehold interest.
- Wrongful Death at Sea: Liability, Non-Pecuniary Damages, and Survivors’ Legal Remedies
The recent U.S. District Court (Western District of Washington) case of Michael Mechling, et al. v. Holland America Line, Inc., highlights two key factors in determining legal remedies for survivors of nonseafaring individuals who suffer fatal injuries at sea.
- Love Hurts, and so Can Confidentiality
When you agree to say nothing to anyone, say nothing. To anyone.
- Goose Bumps, Conundrums and My Happy Place - Words Matter
If you own a business, do business with a business, enter into contracts as a business or for a business, or if your livelihood now and for the foreseeable future depends upon what that thing you’re signing actually says, words matter.
- The Scent of Jasmine
I rose to shake hands with my client and asked her to sit down. You see, at first I didn’t recognize her. It was only when I glanced down at her hand and saw the ring that I knew it was she. An old and now estranged friend had given it to her.
- Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer
If you were injured in a personal injury accident, you are probably swimming in a sea of questions. What do I do next? Should I file a legal claim? Can I recover compensation? The first step in getting those questions answered – and possibly recovering money damages – is to meet with a personal injury lawyer.
- Healthcare Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuits Plentiful
A large portion of the whistleblower lawsuits that are filed are related to the healthcare industry. The government funding of Medicare and Medicaid has lead to the large number of complaints related to healthcare fraud.