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- Can We Sue a Website like Airbnb if They Are Hacked and Personal Information Is Stolen?
When a website is hacked, and the user account information is stolen, the question becomes who is responsible, and then the matter shift into if it is possible to litigate against the company that owns the website. Hacked websites could render the company or network administrator responsible for damages to those affected.
- Finding the Best DUI Attorney: Is "Best Rated" Really the Best?
For those skilled in Internet searches and Google rankings, narrowing down your search for the best DUI lawyer can be challenging. Pushing past puffery, fake lawyer ratings and deceptive descriptions means that Web surfer must be patient, and drill down to find which DUI attorneys have the very best REAL credentials and client reviews.
- How to Protect Business Websites from Liability
Business websites could be the target of a user that has been harmed by the site or through the use while another has hacked or when a glitch shows personal identifiable information. Many websites are able to protect the owners from liability through terms of service, conditions and users agreeing to statements freeing the business from litigation.
- Does Moderating Your Website Make You Liable for Copyright Infringement?
Online platform providers are increasingly looking for ways to curate user generated content, both to promote good content and filter bad content. As a recent example, YouTube has taken steps to demonetize channels that may not align with the values of their advertisement buyers. Nearly everyone running an online platform is working on removing internet troll comments.
- Cyber Harassment Can Now Be Considered an Act of Domestic Violence
The New Jersey Legislature recently added Cyber Harassment to the list of crimes that can be considered an act of domestic violence under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.
- Lawyer Advertising
The best criminal lawyer advertising is selling solutions to potential criminal clients, rather than selling yourself.
- Legality of Posting Online Reviews of Products
Posting online reviews for products or to inform consumers about the website is a legal gray area in general. However, if these reviews are from the company, family or friends of the business or fake, this is considered a violation per the Federal Trade Commission.
- Beeing Sued for Advertising Yourself as the "Best Lawyer"?
Can Advertising Support be the Object of a Lawsuit by Competitors or Lawyers not Considered the Best?
- What are the Consequences if the Lawyer Does Not Deliver the “Best” Results for His Clients?
The ethical responsibilities of a lawyer are to ensure the best possible results may be delivered to his or her clients. This means researching the matter, creating the best strategy for the court room, negotiating for the best benefits of the person with opposing counsel and a variety of other items.
- What Are the Legal Consequences for Advertising the "Best" Lawyers If They Do Not Deliver?
Advertising as the best in any category is difficult to live up to when the lawyer has multiple clients and is working long hours. It is best to avoid using these phrases, or he or she could face litigation when the services do not live up to the advertisements.