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Biomechanics Expert Witness in Slip and Fall Cases

  October 18, 2017     By HG.org
A biomechanics expert may be needed when there is a slip and fall case to determine various factors related to the body, anatomy and how the...
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Psychiatric Expert Witness on Capacity Issues

  October 17, 2017     By HG.org
When making a will, it is important for the estate owner to have a sound mind so that the document has less chances of being challenged on this...

Construction Expert Witnesses Explain Why Balconies Collapse

  October 16, 2017     By HG.org
Balcony collapses often lead to severe injuries or death when someone is on the ledge when the accident occurs. With the help of a construction...

Michigan Birth Injury Litigation 101

  October 16, 2017     By Hoffer & Sheremet, PLC
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?

  October 13, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
Serious medical issues and debilitating complications can result from product malfunctions and faulty equipment. These circumstances can put...

Using a Journalism Expert Witness in Civil Cases

  October 12, 2017     By HG.org
Journalism expert witnesses are hired when there are certain complications with the freedom of speech or when more information is needed in a...

Using a Forensic Scientist as an Expert Witness

  October 11, 2017     By HG.org
Forensic science is useful when criminal or civil court cases arise from various complications. With the assistance of a forensic scientist...

Expert Witness Explains Baby Powder Risks

  October 10, 2017     By HG.org
Baby powder use harms children and women when inhaled directly or while being topically patted in place. The minute particles lodge inside the...

Enforcement in Italy of Sentences Issued by European Courts

  October 10, 2017     By SMAF & Associati, studio legale
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

  October 6, 2017     By Rydstrom Law
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....

Advanced Expert Witness Legal Strategy Techniques

  October 4, 2017     By HG.org
Hiring an expert witness is necessary for many cases where evidence needs to be explained, to connect the proof gathered to one or the other...

Expert Witness Explains Defective Brakes and Product Liability Standards

  October 3, 2017     By HG.org
Defective brakes and other machine malfunctions within vehicles is serious for drivers and passengers. When injury or death is the result of...

Expert Witness Explains Modern Police Practices in Civil Litigation

  October 3, 2017     By HG.org
Police practices come under scrutiny when arrests are made. When the activity may require more force than usual, injury occurs or an action goes...

Your Lawsuit May Have Multiple Other Defendants

  October 2, 2017     By Harris, Creech, Ward and Blackerby, PA
Lawsuits often involve multiple other defendants, which can complicate a case. When North Carolina defendants find themselves subject to a...

Discovery and Document Review in Business Litigation

  September 28, 2017     By Williams Montgomery & John Ltd.
Businesses can find discover requests unsettling. A good business litigation attorney will be able to educate businesses on what information...

My Teenage Daughter Used Her Sister’s Passport. Can I Sue the Airline for Negligence?

  September 28, 2017     By HG.org
Flights from one country to another require a passport that is checked by the airline to ensure the right person is traveling. However, if the...

Top Five Deposition Tips

  September 28, 2017     By Hoffer & Sheremet, PLC
If you are a party in a lawsuit, and sometimes even if you are only a witness, you are probably going to be deposed. A deposition can be...

Is It Too late to Sue: Statutes of Limitation and Repose in Michigan

  September 28, 2017     By Hoffer & Sheremet, PLC
Lawyers receive calls every day from people who are injured but waited too long to sue. Don't sleep on your rights. There are time limits that...

FDA Acknowledges Link Between Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

  September 28, 2017     By Hoffer & Sheremet, PLC
Twenty years ago, over $4 billion was paid to victims who became sick from silicone and other toxic chemicals leaking from their silicone breast...

What Is the Defend Trade Secrets Act?

  September 27, 2017     By HG.org
The Defend Trade Secrets Act put in place a standardized understanding of what a trade secret is, and it has given the ability for those that...

Role of an Intellectual Property Lawyer in Today’s World

  September 27, 2017     By HG.org
Intellectual property is the backbone for many business owners, and this means numerous lawyers are hired to assist with company matters. The...

What Is Power of Attorney? How to Prepare a Power of Attorney in UAE

  September 26, 2017     By HHS Lawyers & Legal Consultants
There can be a lot of use for a Power of Attorney, and it is especially handy when it comes to having someone else do tasks for you when you are...

Importance of Using a Medical Oncology and Hematology Expert Witness

  September 25, 2017     By HG.org
When someone has contracted cancer or has a blood disorder, he or she may be victim of a medical malpractice claim. This usually means that an...

How Does the Toxic Substances Control Act Limit Asbestos Use?

  September 25, 2017     By Environmental Litigation Group P.C.
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was enacted in 1976, and it grants the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the necessary...

Most Important Qualities of a Human Factors Expert Witness

  September 25, 2017     By HG.org
A human factors expert witness is someone hired to assist with cases where there is a need to understand the awareness, attention and...

Using a Trial Consultant to Vet Expert Witness

  September 25, 2017     By HG.org
There are times when the initial expert witness hired does not make it through the interview the judge or opposing legal counsel. When this...

Risks of Ignoring a Subpoena and Refusing to Attend a Deposition

  September 25, 2017     By HG.org
Subpoenas must be served in person to someone that is required in court. This means the individual must accept the paperwork and his or her...

Recommended Policy for Teachers and School Districts to Avoid Litigation

  September 25, 2017     By The MacMain Law Group, LLC
While it may be unfortunate for educators to have to think in these terms, teachers and school districts need to take steps to protect...

How Does Business Mediation Work?

  September 25, 2017     By HG.org
When business partners or co-owners are unable to agree upon a decision, it is important to seek a resolution so a deadlock or other problems do...

Patent Law Case in Russia: No Registration, No Rights

  September 22, 2017     By IPStyle
It is not uncommon for businesses to execute mixed agreements that can combine a number of general agreements envisaged by the law of Russia. In...

Finality of Arbitral Awards under Ethiopian Arbitration Law

  September 22, 2017     By Sirak and Michael Law Office
Ethiopian arbitration is law is under explored. Among the issues that need careful attention and proper explanation is the meaning of finality...

Most Common Ways of Piercing Corporate Veil and Impose Personal Liability

  September 20, 2017     By HG.org
Piercing the corporate veil is important when certain issues arise where the individual has been harmed by the owner or manager of a company....

Equifax Data Beach: Can They be Sued for Negligence?

  September 20, 2017     By HG.org
A data breach to a company is usually the result of someone that hacked into the secured files and then distributed the information to another...

Copyright Protection in Russia: Book Cover Designs

  September 19, 2017     By IPStyle
Books are copyrightable works protected under IP law. In addition, they may contain a number of certain copyrightable items, including...

Expert Witness on Whether Claimant is Malingering

  September 18, 2017     By HG.org
When an expert witness is hired, he or she is usually part of the proceedings to prove or explain some aspect of the case that others are unable...

How To Prevent an International Child Abduction of a Minor in Italy

  September 18, 2017     By Studio Legale Marzorati
When a parent suspects that the other parent (genitore) may illicitly carry away from Italy abroad their child (figlio) or he/she is afraid that...

Debt Collection for a Foreign Company which Works with Italian and Foreign Companies in Italy

  September 18, 2017     By Studio Legale Marzorati
A foreign company, which imports products from Italy (import) as well as the foreign company, which works bringing products in Italy (export) or...

Foreign LLCs Doing Business in California

  September 18, 2017     By Fassonaki Law Firm, LLP
Foreign LLCs should qualify and register with the California Secretary of State before conducting business in California. Failure to do so may...

What To Do If an Italian Child Is Carried Away Abroad Without Previous Express Consent of Other Parent

  September 18, 2017     By Studio Legale Marzorati
Discovering that his/her own child (figlio), Italian and resident (residente) in Italy, has been carried away abroad by the other parent without...

Update on Romanian Labour Law

  September 18, 2017     By Hammond, Minciu and Associates
As a Romanian law firm dealing with Labour related issues it is interesting to see the amendments to the Labour Code recently introduced by the...

Alternative Dispute Resolution Options for Business Disputes

  September 15, 2017     By HG.org
Resolving disputes for arguments in business is both important and may keep the company from being split apart or sold. This means that the...

Can You Terminate a Contract for Breach of Contract in English Law?

  September 14, 2017     By Summerfield Browne Solicitors
Are you aware that in English Law you can in certain circumstances terminate a contract for breach where there is no express clause in the...

Financial Reports Prepared by Expert Witnesses: Anatomy and Application

  September 13, 2017     By HG.org
Financial expert witnesses evaluate and prepare the reports dealing with financial matters. They are able to understand the specifics, apply...

Trademark Law: How Heineken “Hunted” in Russia

  September 13, 2017     By IPStyle
Trademark registration enables right holders to legitimately use their marks when introducing the goods under such marks into civil circulation....

Avoiding Collateral Estoppel through a Timely Appeal

  September 13, 2017     By HG.org
Collateral estoppel is a concept that prevents persons in a criminal defense proceeding from being tried for the exact same charges more than...

Automotive Expert Witness Explains Problems that Should Not be Overlooked

  September 12, 2017     By HG.org
When an incident occurs with vehicles on the road, in traffic or while the person is driving, he or she may not be at fault. There are many...

Criminology Expert Witness Explains Application of Forensic Sociology in Civil Cases

  September 12, 2017     By HG.org
Cases that involve the need for forensic sociology usually have various applications, processes and methods derived from the hired criminology...

Expert Witness Explains Damages Associated with Scars

  September 12, 2017     By HG.org
Scar tissue has the potential to cause problems for someone when he or she must undergo surgery, after a procedure has been completed and at...

Mandatory Mediation Process Employed in Cases in Italy

  September 12, 2017     By HG.org
In Italy, mandatory mediation was necessary for many different cases. The regulation was removed for almost a year only to become adopted again...

Germany Adopts Choice of Law Rule

  September 11, 2017     By HG.org
In 2017, Legislature in Germany has adopted a new regulation of choice of law for legal agencies and entities. It is based on formerly held...

GM Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Emissions Cheating on Chevy and GMC Duramax Diesel Trucks

  September 8, 2017     By Heygood Orr & Pearson
A class action lawsuit has been filed against General Motors accusing the company of installing an diesel emissions "defeat device" on thousands...

Estate Freeze Litigation Concerns in Ontario, Canada

  September 8, 2017     By Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
If you ask the typical accountant about an estate freeze, he or she will tell you that smart people who are in a growth business are well...

Expert Witness Describes Best Practices when Designing a Warning Label

  September 7, 2017     By HG.org
Warning labels are crucial for understanding the limits and restrictions of how products and items may be used. Without these items, someone...

Expert Witness Explains Complications Involved in Kidney Stone Surgery

  September 7, 2017     By HG.org
Medical procedures are fraught with difficulty even in the best circumstances. This means an expert witness should be hired to explain these...

New Litigation Options under the Defend Trade Secrets Act

  September 6, 2017     By HG.org
Changes to the Defend Trade Secrets Act occurred in 2016 that are to assist businesses through protections against trade secret theft and...

Are Whatsapp Messages Admissible in a Malaysian Court?

  September 5, 2017     By Donovan & Ho Advocates and Solicitors
It is a misconception that Whatsapp messages are not admisisble in court due to their "informal" nature. On the contrary, Malaysian courts have...

Bid-Rigging Is a Per Se Violation of the Antitrust Laws

  September 4, 2017     By Bona Law PC
Bid rigging violates the U.S. antitrust laws.

Personal Liability for LLC Owners

  September 4, 2017     By Fassonaki Law Firm, LLP
Limited liability companies (or LLCs) offer protections against personal liability, similar to corporations, and provide advantageous...

How to Work with a Construction Expert Witness in Complex Litigation

  September 1, 2017     By HG.org
Expert witness selection is important for cases with complex litigation. For this, it is often imperative to hire someone specialized in the...

How To Know If Your Broker Is Churning Your Account

  September 1, 2017     By The White Law Group, LLC
Churning claims arise out of the inherent conflict of interest involved because a financial advisor is compensated by commissions earned in...

How to Appeal a Professional License Matter

  August 31, 2017     By HG.org
Various actions while working may incur a hearing with the department officials or board in the corresponding company where the incident...

What Factors Influence Jurors when Evaluating the Testimony of Expert Witnesses

  August 30, 2017     By HG.org
Expert Witness testimony usually has a steep basis in fact, method and process with scientific data and other evidence as a foundation. This may...

New Rules for Employment and Personal Disputes Arbitration Becomes Effective in China

  August 28, 2017     By MMLC Group
On July 1, 2017, the latest “Rules for Handling Arbitration Cases about Employment and Personnel Disputes” (“Rules”) issued by the Ministry of...

Key Considerations in International Litigation

  August 24, 2017     By HG.org
Business with products and services has spanned the globe, and countries are connected through sales and company interactions. Because of this,...

When Your California LLC Ceases to Exist

  August 24, 2017     By Fassonaki Law Firm, LLP
There are many legal ramifications that stem from a non- active California LLC. It is important to understand what the different status types of...

AbbVie Hit With $15 Million Jury Verdict in Depakote Spina Bifida Case

  August 24, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
Plaintiff claims the child’s spina bifida was due to his mother taking Depakote during her pregnancy.

The Constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) - Reinforced by Historical Precedent

  August 24, 2017     By Fassonaki Law Firm, LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act [12 U.S.C. §...

Patent Trolls in Ukraine. Right of Prior Use: Defense or Attack?

  August 23, 2017     By IPStyle
A patent, as a title of protection, constitutes a sort of a ‘shield’ guaranteeing its holder a temporary monopoly on the use of a particular...

Voir Dire of Expert Witnesses

  August 23, 2017     By HG.org
Qualifying an expert witness for a case is crucial in keeping his or her testimony admissible. This means going through several processes so...

Expert Witness Evaluation Regarding Perinatal Malpractice Cases

  August 23, 2017     By HG.org
Perinatal malpractice cases are often discovered through the keen use of procedures performed on the placenta and residue to reveal what caused...

When a Startup’s Name Leads to Litigation

  By HG.org
Many that start new businesses may not be aware that there are several steps necessary to complete before a company’s name may become public. It...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

  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?

  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

  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?

  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

  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...


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