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- If I Signed a Waiver, Did I Just Sign Away All My Rights to Sue?
When certain circumstances occur, a waiver must be signed to proceed with a situation. These could be for employment, disclosed secrets and various other activities that require legal documentation.
- How The Bifurcated Trial System Can Favor Defendants And Hurt A Plaintiff's Case
[It has been] discussed how a century-old rule barring mention of liability insurance may actually create bias in a jury, favoring a defendant. [T]he “bifurcated trial system” [also] can actually create jury bias as well.
- Adjacent (Neighboring) Property Construction in New York City
When building in the tight confines of New York City is is often necessary to work with your neighbor to allow the construction to be safely performed. It is also common that the construction will cause damage to the neighboring properties. This article discusses some of issues involved with such construction.
- Private Investigation: E-Discovery of Phone and Electronic Devices
In some legal cases, a need may arise for the use of e-discovery. This mechanism can help make records from electronic devices and communications admitted into evidence.
- Waiver of Unknown Claims under California Code §1542
In settlement agreements, one or more parties may waive their right to pursue recourse against other parties to the agreement in return for some form of consideration, such as a payment of money. However, what if a party is unaware of certain claims they may have against the party they are releasing–could they then accept the described consideration and still turn around and pursue legal action against the released party once they become aware of the grounds for their claim?
- Considerations in Settling a California Dispute
[There are] advantages of filing a lawsuit, even where you know from the outset that the other party will likely agree to settle, so you can use a “Stipulated Judgment”, under CA Code of Civ. Procedure § 664.6 to aid in collection efforts if the settlement is not timely paid.
- Are Forum Selection Clauses Upheld in Nevada?
Think your forum selection clause will hold up in Court? Think again.
- What is the Biggest Mistake that District Courts Make in Antitrust Cases?
by Bona Law PC
This articles describes how federal trial courts sometimes confuse the pleading standards for antitrust cases.
- What Are Lawsuit Settlement Loans?
Lawsuits take money and a great deal of time to complete. When the suit is so long and complicated, there are many bills that demand payment while the victim is awaiting a settlement. In these situations, it is possible a lawsuit settlement loan is necessary.
- How Social Media Posts can Sink Your Personal Injury Case
With the accessibility of the internet in the electronic age, it is easy for both pursuing and opposing legal teams to examine social media posts submitted by the victim in a personal injury case.