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- Hacking and Duping: Legal Risks in Do-It-Yourself Crafting and Alterations
Someone recently asked about the legal implications of altering something yourself, such as piece of furniture, of selling the altered furniture in person, of selling the altered furniture via the Internet, of making a copy of the furniture, of instructing others on how to perform these alterations. In the current vernacular, some people call these efforts, a hack or a “mod” (as in modifying) or a “dup” (as in duplication).
- What Are First Party Benefits and How Do I Get Them after a Motor Vehicle Accident?
So, you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident and been injured. Now what? What do you do about your medical bills? What about your lost wages? What about the damage to your vehicle? These are important questions that demand answers.
- Preparing Yourself for an Examination Under Oath
In Wisconsin, when you file a fire loss claim, water damage claim, or other property damage claim against your insurance company, your insurance policy most likely allows your insurer to take your examination under oath. What is an examination under oath, and why would you have to attend one if you were filing an insurance claim?
- When Is the Filed Rate Doctrine a Defense to an Antitrust Lawsuit?
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. This can be confusing, especially because these “exceptions” arise, grow, and shrink over time, at the seeming whim of federal courts.
- Pursuing a Bad Faith Insurance Claim
When an insurance company has denied coverage, is unwilling to provide a settlement and similar matters, an insurance company may be involved in bad faith claims. This means the carrier is attempting to get out of providing entitled monetary compensation for a policy that has coverage of the damage caused by the incident.
- Intersection between Arson and Insurance Fraud
Arson usually involves at least one other crime when committed such as insurance fraud. This happens when the person that sets the fire also has an insurance policy on the building and causes the immolation for the settlement the carrier would provide.
- When Insurance May Not Cover Issues in Real Estate
When someone purchases a property, it is advised to also buy associated insurance for a myriad of protections. A policy could protect from fires, floods, theft and similar concerns. However, it is crucial to understand what types of safety are not provided in these types of coverage as well.
- Insurance Requirements Related to Temporary Workers
Insurance is not generally provided to temporary workers without certain factors in place. Because of this, any laws requiring a company to ensure insurance policies are available to employees that only work part-time or as temporary for the holiday seasons may be hard pressed into these types of coverage.
- Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Law was passed in 1927 to protect longshoremen who work on U.S. waters.
- Commercial Loan Documents – Beware of “Errors and Omissions” Insurance
When insurance is purchased for commercial real estate either through loan documents or independently, it is essential that the purchaser is completely aware of the stipulations provided in the clauses.