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Defamation: A Publication's Free Speech versus Your Individual Privacy

  April 20, 2018     By HG.org
Defamation of any kind is a serious offense that could pose a problem for the perpetrator when the target seeks legal action against the...
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What Source of Laws Addresses Unfair Competition?

  April 18, 2018     By HG.org
When learning how to deal with unfair competition practices, it is important to know what laws address these matters in the courts and how to...

Types of Elder Abuse

  April 17, 2018     By HG.org
When people think of abuse, they often think only of physical abuse. While physical abuse is one important form of abuse, it is not the only...

Settlement or Court? The Choice Is Yours

  April 16, 2018     By The Evans Law Firm
People who suffer an injury in an accident may be able to get compensation that covers their medical costs, lost wages, and other non-economic...

California Personal Injury to the Elderly

  April 13, 2018     By HG.org
The personal injury to the elderly is often more severe than to any other type of person when suffering from the physical harm. The forms of...

Fundraising: Failure to Distribute Funds and Continued Use of a Persons's Image

  April 12, 2018     By HG.org
Using the likeness of another person usually requires permission and monetary disbursement to the individual affected as long as the likeness is...

Joining a Mass Tort Case for Defective Medical Devices

  April 12, 2018     By HG.org
When the defective medical device harms enough individuals, these groups may band together and create a mass tort case to pursue financial...

To Settle, or Not to Settle,That Is the Question

  April 12, 2018     By Law Offices of Steven H. Heisler
If you’ve been seriously injured because of the negligence or intentional act of another party, you should consider retaining an attorney to...

Virginia Personal Financial Loss

  April 10, 2018     By HG.org
Personal injury due to financial loss in Virginia may occur due to economic, non-economic and loss of personal property incidents. It is...

North Carolina Car Multi-Vehicle Collisions

  April 10, 2018     By HG.org
The weather often affects what happens on the roads in states with heavy rain or snow fall, and this may lead to multi-vehicle collisions with...

Failure to Diagnose Issues and Dental Malpractice

  April 6, 2018     By HG.org
When the dentist is unable to diagnose the tooth or mouth issue correctly and appropriately, he or she could become involved in a dental...

Dental Malpractice Caused by Embedded Broken Instruments

  April 5, 2018     By HG.org
When surgery is necessary to adjust or resolve a matter in the mouth, it is possible for the dentist to leave some part of his or her equipment...

How Can a Lawyer Help with Abuse in a Nursing Home?

  April 4, 2018     By HG.org
Unfortunately, millions of elderly individuals are abused every year. Many families have to make the difficult decision to place their loved...

Misappropriation of Personal Image and Possible Remedies

  April 4, 2018     By HG.org
Stealing or misappropriating the likeness of someone’s image may lead to legal action against the perpetrator when no permission is given or...

Resale Price Maintenance, Horizontal Conspiracies, and Antitrust Law

  April 3, 2018     By Bona Law PC
If you are looking for controversy, you came to the right place. Today, we discuss resale price maintenance, one of the most contentious issues...

Anti-SLAPP Motions in California

  April 3, 2018     By Bona Law PC
The U.S. court system handles a vast array of civil lawsuits, from small personal or business disputes to massive corporate matters. In any...

Property Excavation Due to Neighbor’s Invasive Plants – Who Pays?

  April 2, 2018     By HG.org
The underground spreading and invasion of plants may cause serious damage to neighboring property. Excavation may be the only remedy a neighbor...

Am I Allowed to Switch Lawyers? Should I?

  April 2, 2018     By Lem Garcia Law
Generally, you are allowed to switch lawyers in the middle of your case. Whatever your reason for getting another attorney may be, you are...

Dentist Financial Irregularities

  March 29, 2018     By HG.org
Some dentist practices experience certain financial irregularities when attempting to ensure treatment for dental problems. If the dentist is...

Massachusetts Personal Injury Claim When Victim Is a Minor

  March 28, 2018     By HG.org
Many personal injury accidents involve minor victims. These victims often sustain serious injuries and are more susceptible to injury than other...

Tips to Mediate Real Estate Disputes

  March 28, 2018     By HG.org
Real estate disputes are often difficult to navigate without help, and knowing various tips to mediate out the issues is important for all...

Necessary Disclosures in Real Property Transactions

  March 27, 2018     By HG.org
When there is a buyer interested in purchasing a real estate property, it is important that the seller disclose any defect, complications or...

Deadlines to Record a Mechanic’s Lien

  March 26, 2018     By HG.org
To ensure that the contractor or subcontractor attached to the renovations or construction work on a building receives payment even if the owner...

Breach of Noncompetition Agreements in Unfair Competition

  March 23, 2018     By HG.org
Noncompetition agreements have use in a company to ensure that someone that is current or leaves the business is unable to compete with clients...

Nurse Assaulted by Patient - Is Hospital Liable?

  March 22, 2018     By HG.org
It is important to understand the liability in an incident in a healthcare facility when a patient assaults a staff member that may require...

Background Check Wrongly Shows a Conviction

  March 21, 2018     By HG.org
Incorrect background checks are difficult to challenge, and these complications may lead to severe consequences for the victim affected by these...

Timeshare Reseller and Transfer Scams

  March 20, 2018     By HG.org
To ensure a person does not suffer from financial difficulty when purchasing a timeshare, it is critical to understand if a reseller or transfer...

Prisoners and Inadequate Dental Care - A Constitutional Issue

  March 20, 2018     By HG.org
Even though a person faces conviction that leads to a sentence behind bars does not mean he or she is no longer a person or that he or she does...

Why People File Wrongful Death Claims

  March 19, 2018     By Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller
When an accident claims the life of loved one, families may experience extreme emotional suffering, along with financial hardship. While nothing...

Future Medical Expenses and Arbitration Awards

  March 16, 2018     By HG.org
Arbitration claims are similar to litigation in that various types of awards are available to the victim after he or she suffers injury through...

Rules Regarding Service of Process in Alabama

  March 14, 2018     By HG.org
Summons for court matters issue to defendants and others that may need to testify in a court case for civil litigation or criminal...

When Can I Appeal an Arbitration Award?

  March 14, 2018     By HG.org
Arbitration awards are usually final once the arbitrator judges the claim and applies a decision to the proceedings for all parties involved in...

Enforcement of a Dutch Arbitration Award Is Easy

  March 14, 2018     By AMS Advocaten
More and more parties in the Netherlands are deciding to settle their disputes through arbitration rather than taking their disputes to court....

Appeal of a Personal Injury Arbitration Award

  March 13, 2018     By HG.org
Personal injury awards through arbitration or standard and often awarded based on overwhelming evidence of the wrong committed by the...

What Can I do about a Charity Using My Child's Image and Not Distributing Funds Appropriately?

  March 12, 2018     By HG.org
Organizations often use the likeness of someone specific to attract the attention of the media or public in some manner which usually provides...

Pros and Cons of Arbitration for Personal Injury Claims

  March 12, 2018     By HG.org
When determining whether to take part in arbitration, mediation or litigation, the individual will need to assess the pros and cons of each...

Private Investigator Used Fraud to Access My Personal Info – Can I Sue?

  March 12, 2018     By HG.org
When a private investigator is necessary for a case or claim, he or she is not given the permission to break the law even if he or she needs the...

To Mediate or Not To Mediate: That Is the Question

  March 5, 2018     By Katz Law Group, P.C.
Mediation is a term that encompasses a variety of situations and is alternatively referred to as alternative dispute resolution where parties...

Proper Service of Process in Alaska

  March 1, 2018     By HG.org
Serving court papers to a person that lives in Alaska is often more difficult than other states due to the separation from the rest of the...

The Legal Service of Process Rules in Arkansas

  March 1, 2018     By HG.org
Serving someone in Arkansas occurs due to the legal documents that need to show defendants, witnesses and others how and when they are to go to...

Accounting Expert Witness Provides Evaluation on Lost Services of Family Member in Wrongful Death Cases

  March 1, 2018     By HG.org
The wrongful death of a family member usually leads to lost services to a company and the surviving spouse and children of the individual. The...

How Binding and Mandatory Is Arbitration?

  By HG.org
The phrase “mandatory binding arbitration” sounds very final, but what does it really mean? How binding is an arbitration proceeding? Can one...

How to Complete Legal Process in California

  February 28, 2018     By HG.org
Formal notice is necessary when suing a person, company, government or other entity, and this starts the legal process involving the courts in...

Sequestro Conservativo: A Legal Tool to Guarantee Your Credit in Italy

  February 27, 2018     By KM Legal Net
The sequestro conservativo (freezing order) is an interim order aimed to prevent a party/debtor from enjoying their assets in prejudice of the...

How to Serve Someone in Arizona

  February 26, 2018     By HG.org
When a person needs to show up in the courtroom for a civil or criminal investigation, another individual must serve him or her official papers....

Do I Need a Subpoena in My California Divorce?

  February 26, 2018     By HG.org
Sometimes in a divorce case, a person must prove something about the other party. Sometimes, this evidence cannot be gathered absent a subpoena...

Equity Interest Sold at, in Retrospect, an Excessively Low Price. What to Do Now in The Netherlands?

  February 23, 2018     By AMS Advocaten
It is not uncommon that a shareholder sells their equity interest for a price that afterwards turns out to have been excessively low. In this...

How Are Damages Assessed in Illinois Personal Injury Cases?

  By HG.org
The amount of compensation a personal injury victim is entitled to receive is based on the extent of damages that they sustained. Damages are...

Insolvency in the Cayman Islands: Setting Aside Antecedent Transactions

  February 8, 2018     By Loeb Smith Attorneys
The Trade Marks Regulations, 2017 were finally published on 26th May 2017, and the new regime is now scheduled to become effective 1st August...

Mandatory Mediation in California Divorce

  By HG.org
Some processes for California divorce require mediation before the parties are able to proceed to litigation, if that is even possible based on...

Protecting the Rights of Minority Shareholders and Dissenting Shareholders in San Diego

  January 31, 2018     By Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
What should you know about protecting the rights of minority shareholders and dissenting shareholders in San Diego California? California has...

Do Not Play Big Brother at Workplace! Recent Judgment of European Court of Human Rights

  January 29, 2018     By SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in his fresh decision established that the camera surveillance of lecture halls violated the...

Recognition of a Tanzanian Arbitral Award in the Netherlands under European Regulations

  January 24, 2018     By AMS Advocaten
It is rare for a foreign arbitral award to be recognised in the Netherlands on the basis of a regulation other than the New York Convention....

Top 3 Legal Pitfalls Small Businesses Encounter

  January 23, 2018     By The Posey Law Firm, PC
With an industrial spirit, and enviable ambition, many small business owners leave no stone unturned in the marketplace. They see opportunity at...

What Are Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a remedy that can be used to help you resolve your business disputes without litigation. It is a good...

Billing Arrangements Common in Expert Witness Cases

  By HG.org
Expert witness hires come with billing arrangements that are usually set before the professional becomes part of the case. However, sometimes,...

Disclosure Requirements under Insurance Contracts Governed by English Law

If you do not comply with Disclosure Requirements in relation to an Insurance Contract then this may Invalidate the Insurance Policy and/ or...

What Are the Elements for a Tortious Interference Claim under California Law?

The law of contracts governs a wide range of business and commercial activity, allowing individuals and businesses to take risks with the...

What are the Illinois Time Limits For A Lawsuit for an Adult or Minor’s Personal Injury Case?

  By HG.org
Illinois has a statute of limitations that acts as a time limit by which a lawsuit must be filed if a minor or adult is injured in a personal...

Freezing Orders in UK Maritime Case: Third Party Creditors

The courts will be sympathetic to third parties who are seeking to enforce their security in respect of property subject to a freezing order.

Dram Shop Law and Car Accidents in Texas

  By HG.org
Dram shop laws hold responsible bars and other entities that provide alcohol to people who cause drunk driving accidents. If a person is injured...

Filing a Small Claim When the Subject Matter Is in a Different State

  By HG.org
Small claims courts provide an abbreviated version of litigating a case when parties are involved in a dispute. However, there are limitations...

Receipt of Romanian Court Proceedings

Civil law is by it’s very nature is rule driven. There is little or no discretion in relation to the implementation and the interpretation of...

Make Clear the Arbitration Establishment in Drawing Up an Arbitration Clause in China

If there is two and above arbitration establishment in a place, parties must make it clear which one arbitration establishment are chosed for...

Non-Economic Damages in Texas Personal Injury Cases

  By HG.org
Texas personal injury victims can often recover non-economic damages in their personal injury case in addition to their economic damages....

Chuck and Gena Norris File Lawsuit Alleging Gadolinium Deposition Disease

Cutter Law, P.C., along with Chuck and Gena Norris, announce the filing of a gadolinium lawsuit against McKesson Corporation and other...

Suing the Government in a Texas Personal Injury Case

  By HG.org
Suing the government instead of a private actor in a personal injury case in Texas can be complicated. Special rules apply to the government...

Yes, Urban Area Is Transforming in Turkey; But How about the Elaboration of Risks?

As a rapidly developing country with an emerging economy, Turkey spends substantial efforts to increase its activities in a variety of sectors;...

Maritime Trade in Jordan

Maritime Law is solely applicable to sea navigation excluding domestic or river navigation.

What Constitutes “Product Misuse” in a Product Liability Case?

In a product liability case, a product has malfunctioned in a way that causes serious injuries to an individual.

Trademark Infringement in the Netherlands: Assess Your Chances of Success in a Lawsuit!

Recently, a trademark owner in the Netherlands stood up against an (alleged) trademark infringement.

Insurance Companies Taken to Task Over Handling of California Wildfires

Thousands of people have been affected by the California wildfires and must face the stressful task of putting their lives back together. Some...

Spell Legally: Font Designs as Intellectual Property Object in Russia

  By IPStyle
In Russia, copyright protection goes beyond the traditionally protected works of authorship, such as computer software or images. The recent...

Use of Force Experts Testify in Police Brutality Cases

  By HG.org
Police brutality cases are often experienced when officers are not trained properly, have been subjected to pressure or abuse in their lives or...

Cherry Picking the Governing Law in Turkey

Legal system probably has the biggest say in one’s life, as it governs almost everything from daily life of a person to his business...

GM Faces Lawsuits over Alleged Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Duramax Diesel Emissions Cheating

In May 2017, a class action lawsuit was filed against GM on behalf of drivers of the affected Chevy and GMC diesel trucks. The lawsuit accuses...

Auto Manufacturers Face Emissions Cheating Litigation in the Wake of the VW Dieselgate Scandal

In September 2015, Volkswagen admitted that it had lied to consumers and federal regulators about the performance and emissions levels of its...

Construction Delays - Are Damages Available?

  By HG.org
Construction contracts usually provide a date, materials used, amount needed to finish the project and similar factors that could affect the...

Bipartite Dispute Resolution for Labour Disputes in Indonesia

  By BP Lawyers
To anyone who works in the industry business, the term Bipartite Dispute Resolution for Labor Disputes in Indonesia may be more familiar to...

Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in The Netherlands: Permission of the Court Is Required

In the Netherlands, enforcement of an arbitral award requires the permission of the court. A ruling of the Court of Utrecht under the previous...

Hong Kong Court Clarifies the Meaning of “Insider Dealing” in SFC v. Yiu Hoi Ying Charles and Others

On 29 January 2014, the SFC commenced proceedings in the Market Misconduct Tribunal (“MMT”) against the former chairman of Asia TeleMedia...

Mandatory Arbitration Clause in a Real Estate Agreement - Should I Sign?

  By HG.org
When a person is buying commercial or residential real estate, he or she may sign a lot of papers. Often, the person may not know the substance...

Nursing License Suspended Due to Disciplinary Action: Renewal with Legal Assistance

  By HG.org
When a professional must go through a disciplinary meeting because an issue has arisen that causes his or her license suspension, he or she may...

GPS App Failed to Warn of Road Situation - Can I Sue for Damage to Vehicle?

  By HG.org
Every day millions of Americans rely on GPS apps to get them to where they need to go. Most often, drivers arrive at their destination...

Right of Prior Use in Russia: How to Prove?

  By IPStyle
Sometimes, to protect themselves from probable claims of patent holders in future, businesses “go on the offensive”. This is the situation where...

Federal and State Agency Hearing Defense for San Diego Employers

Employers in San Diego and across California face an ever-increasing landscape of employee based claims and litigation. Federal cases with the...

The Attachment of Bank Accounts in Cross-Border Cases According to the European Regulation 655/2014

The new European Regulation 655/2014 which establishes a European Account Preservation Order procedure to facilitate cross-border debt recovery...

Failure to Disclose Rare and Serious Side Effects of a Prescribed Medication

  By HG.org
Every year individuals are injured by prescription medications that they use to treat another condition. Injured victims may consider seeking...

Arbitration of Business Disputes: Ins and Outs

  By HG.org
Arbitration is often a better alternative to litigation for those that lack the funding or time necessary for a long drawn out lawsuit. This...

Non-Disclosure Agreements as a Prevention - or Settlement - to the Release of Private Information

  By HG.org
In many situations, individuals may be asked to sign a nondisclosure agreement that prevents them from revealing confidential information....

Time Limitations Imposed by the East African Court of Justice

  By HG.org
Private litigation has time restrictions imposed by the East African Court of Justice that limits how the African regional community in economic...

What is Discovery in a Civil Case?

  By HG.org
Discovery is the pre-trial phase in a lawsuit in which each party investigates the facts of a case, through the rules of civil procedure, by...

Lawsuit Filed in Tennessee Over Defective Ethicon Hernia Mesh

The plaintiff claims that complications with the mesh lead caused his severe page and permanent injuries.

Trademark Use in Domain Names in Russia

  By IPStyle
Trademarks may be used on the Internet, including domain names and other methods of addressing. The signs similar to trademarks may not be...

Remembering to Factor in Attorney’s Fees for Service Contract

  By HG.org
Lawyer services must be considered when creating and utilizing a service contract. When a company has need of a legal representative, there is...

Michigan Birth Injury Litigation 101

You spent nine months dreaming about what your baby would look like. You eagerly anticipated holding him for the first time. Hearing that first...

What Types of Damages Do Product Liability Cases Recover?

Serious medical issues and debilitating complications can result from product malfunctions and faulty equipment. These circumstances can put...

Enforcement in Italy of Sentences Issued by European Courts

The EC Regulation No. 44/2001 of Dec. 22, 2000 (which substituted Brussel Convention of 27th September 1968) allows the recognition and...

Seller's Duty to Disclose Known Defects to Home Buyers

You’ve hired the best real estate broker, so you thought, now your home is sold. You go on and soon forget about the old and bring in the new....

Your Lawsuit May Have Multiple Other Defendants

Lawsuits often involve multiple other defendants, which can complicate a case. When North Carolina defendants find themselves subject to a...


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