Litigation Law Articles

Articles written by lawyers and expert witnesses worldwide
explaining the different aspects of Litigation.

When Should You Hire a Local Expert Witness?

  December 11, 2017     By HG.org
Local expert witnesses are necessary based on the claim, the state and the specific location of the legal issue that is being dealt with through...
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Filing a Small Claim When the Subject Matter Is in a Different State

  December 11, 2017     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

  December 11, 2017     By Hammond, Minciu and Associates
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...

Expert Witness Explains Liability Related to Inpatient Suicide

  December 8, 2017     By HG.org
The dangers of inpatient suicide are often observable when the individual has little hope, appears depressed, has symptoms or is too happy....

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

  December 7, 2017     By Tianjin Bozhuan Law Firm
If there is two and above arbitration establishment in a place, parties must make it clear which one arbitration establishment are chosed for...

Expert Witnesses Testify about Gastric Balloons

  December 6, 2017     By HG.org
Injuries due to gastric balloons are still being researched due to this newer alternative for weight loss, and because it is still a surgery,...

Non-Economic Damages in Texas Personal Injury Cases

  December 6, 2017     By HG.org
Texas personal injury victims can often recover non-economic damages in their personal injury case in addition to their economic damages....

Expert Witness Testimony in Defamation Cases

  December 6, 2017     By HG.org
Defamation complications affect both standard persons and celebrities, and it is difficult to undo the damage simple words or print may cause to...

Medical Expert Witness in Delay to Diagnose Cases

  December 5, 2017     By HG.org
Diagnosing an illness is essential to ensure the right treatment is applied to the patient before the cause of his or her ailment progresses...

Chuck and Gena Norris File Lawsuit Alleging Gadolinium Deposition Disease

  December 5, 2017     By Cutter Law P.C.
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

  December 5, 2017     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?

  December 4, 2017     By Serap Zuvin Law Offices
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

  December 4, 2017     By Abdullah & Partners Law Firm
Maritime Law is solely applicable to sea navigation excluding domestic or river navigation.

Florida’s Law in Disqualifying Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases

  November 30, 2017     By HG.org
Before a medical malpractice case may proceed in the courts of law in Florida, the state has a requirement of an opinion being obtained by a...

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

  November 29, 2017     By Farrar, Hennesy & Tanner, LLC
In a product liability case, a product has malfunctioned in a way that causes serious injuries to an individual.

Inconsistent Prior Testimony of Expert Witness: Effect on Case

  November 28, 2017     By HG.org
When an expert witness is giving testimony, it is important to ensure everything is consistent and well prepared for the case. However, if the...

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

  November 28, 2017     By AMS Advocaten
Recently, a trademark owner in the Netherlands stood up against an (alleged) trademark infringement.

Insurance Companies Taken to Task Over Handling of California Wildfires

  November 27, 2017     By Cutter Law P.C.
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

  November 27, 2017     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

  November 22, 2017     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

  November 22, 2017     By Serap Zuvin Law Offices
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...

Disqualifying an Expert Witness Due to Bias

  November 21, 2017     By HG.org
Expert witnesses are hired to provide details, remove confusion or connect certain evidence and persons to the incident where someone has been...

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

  November 20, 2017     By Heygood Orr & Pearson
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

  November 20, 2017     By Heygood Orr & Pearson
In September 2015, Volkswagen admitted that it had lied to consumers and federal regulators about the performance and emissions levels of its...

How to Handle Expert Witness Billing and Retainer Agreements

  November 17, 2017     By HG.org
Agreements are often difficult to handle without the use of a lawyer or other professional to make the paperwork understandable and easier to...

Construction Delays - Are Damages Available?

  November 17, 2017     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

  November 15, 2017     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

  November 14, 2017     By AMS Advocaten
In the Netherlands, enforcement of an arbitral award requires the permission of the court. A ruling of the Court of Utrecht under the previous...

Expert Witness on Opioid Lawsuits

  November 13, 2017     By HG.org
Opioid usage, abuse and prescription issues have become such a problem that some persons are addicted and may become injured through use and...

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

  November 9, 2017     By Angela Wang & Co.
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?

  November 8, 2017     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

  November 8, 2017     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?

  November 7, 2017     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?

  November 6, 2017     By IPStyle
Sometimes, to protect themselves from probable claims of patent holders in future, businesses “go on the offensive”. This is the situation where...

How to Effectively Depose an Economic Expert Witness

  November 6, 2017     By HG.org
Economic expert witnesses may be relied upon in a variety of cases. They may help determine the amount of damages that an architectural defect...

Best Practices to Prepare a Forensic Engineering Expert Report

  November 6, 2017     By HG.org
Forensic engineering projects often lead to litigation as parties try to avoid being liable for damages when confronted with technical...

The Many Ways a Legal Nurse Consultant Can Serve as an Expert Witness

  November 6, 2017     By HG.org
A legal nurse consultant can help in litigation by serving as an expert witness. In this context, the legal nurse consultant can help analyze...

Federal and State Agency Hearing Defense for San Diego Employers

  November 6, 2017     By Watkins Firm, A Professional Corporation
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

  November 3, 2017     By Dafni Siopi & Associates
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

  November 2, 2017     By HG.org
Every year individuals are injured by prescription medications that they use to treat another condition. Injured victims may consider seeking...

Using a Transactional Law Expert Witness to Get Ahead in Litigation

  November 2, 2017     By HG.org
Transactional law experts may be utilized for litigation through disputes, class actions with securities, intellectual property violations and...

Mandatory Arbitration Clause in a Real Estate Agreements - Should You Sign?

  November 2, 2017     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...

Arbitration of Business Disputes: Ins and Outs

  November 2, 2017     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

  October 31, 2017     By HG.org
In many situations, individuals may be asked to sign a nondisclosure agreement that prevents them from revealing confidential information....

Biomechanical Expert Witnesses Used to Support Prosecution in Criminal Cases

  October 31, 2017     By HG.org
When the prosecution requires the assistance of an expert witness, one is hired that may provide reliable and relevant testimony for the subject...

Expert Witness on Failure to Supervise Principles

  October 30, 2017     By HG.org
The failure of supervision in upholding certain professional principles is an important aspect that may require more research and management. An...

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

  October 26, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
The plaintiff claims that complications with the mesh lead caused his severe page and permanent injuries.

Trademark Use in Domain Names in Russia

  October 24, 2017     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...

Expert Witnesses Used in Police Shooting Cases

  October 24, 2017     By HG.org
Police shootings could involve innocent bystanders, criminals or those accused of illegal acts, and proving that the injuries sustained were...

Using an Expert Witness to Prove Police Brutality

  October 24, 2017     By HG.org
Police brutality is a constant issue that requires the help of an expert witness to prove it exists within the case, and the professional may...

Remembering to Factor in Attorney’s Fees for Service Contract

  October 23, 2017     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...

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...

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?

  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?

  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

  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

  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?

  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

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

  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

  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?

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

  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

  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

  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

  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

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


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