Litigation Law Articles

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

Asserting Legal Professional Privilege for Internal Investigations

  August 7, 2017     By HG.org
In order to asset the legal professional privilege clients are entitled to for most legal matters, this means that the communications between...
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Value of Reports Provided by Expert Witnesses

  By HG.org
Experts hired for a case generally provide a report of the incident that includes their conclusions, opinions and different stages of the issue...

Is Your Doctor Experienced Enough to Operate on You?

  August 3, 2017     By Kline & Specter, PC
When you need a medical operation, you will naturally have a lot of concerns and questions about your health and your recovery, but one question...

Introduction to Fiduciary Duty Expert Witness

  August 3, 2017     By HG.org
Finding the right expert witness is important for cases that have a need for details, connections from evidence and even when the evidence...

Effective Strategies in Challenging the Opposing Expert Witness

  By HG.org
When hiring an expert witness, the lawyer knows that the other counsel may also have an expert witness to counter his or her expert’s claims....

Strategies to Disqualify Opponent’s Expert Witness

  August 1, 2017     By HG.org
Disqualifying the opponent’s expert witness is often necessary when the case demands progress and additional assistance. However, doing so may...

Russia Forces Opponents to Negotiate Rather than to Litigate

  July 31, 2017     By IPStyle
12 July 2017 in Russia came into force a law amending the legislation regarding the pretrial settlement of disputes.

Resolving Commercial Construction Disputes

  July 28, 2017     By JGPC Business & Corporate Law
While commencement of commercial construction projects is typically (or, at the very least, should be) preceded by the execution of a...

Important Aspects of Using Visual Graphics when an Expert Witness Testifies

  By HG.org
Expert witnesses are used for a variety of reasons, but they are usually part of a claim or case that needs expertise in a specific field of...

Legal Battles of Pharmaceutical Companies in Ukraine for Miramistin

  July 28, 2017     By IPStyle
It’s an open secret that the pharmaceutical industry has been long striving for leadership in capital investments, research, innovations and new...

Myths Involved in Looking for an Expert Witness

  By HG.org
Many individuals believe that an expert is behind every door. Each professional may be used as an expert in almost any case. However, cases are...

Product Liability Expert Witnesses Explain Defects that Cause Tip Overs

  By HG.org
Defects in products are a serious problem when entire batches or the design are affected. This could means standard use of the item may lead to...

Expert Witness Explains Home Asbestos Exposure Liability

  By HG.org
Cases of asbestos exposure may be complicated due to how long the material has been in the building, who put it there, why it was there and how...

How Expert Witnesses Help in Unlawful Collection of Consumer Data Cases

  By HG.org
Consumer data is available almost everywhere online. Anyone that visits almost any website leaves a trail of information in his or her wake....

Federal Regulations May Require Expert Witness Assistance

  By HG.org
There are many federal regulations that require the assistance of a professional that understands what these are, how they apply to a situation...

What Damages Expert Witnesses Do

  By HG.org
There are various types of damages that may be awarded to the victim in a claim for compensation. When the case involves an injury or incident...

I Was Injured by Leaking Battery Acid. Can I Sue the Store and the Product Manufacturer?

  By HG.org
Every year, thousands of individuals are injured in stores due to slips and falls, falling objects or even criminal activity. When an injury...

Unjustified Suspension of Payment of Shares in the Netherlands: What Are the Consequences?

A debtor whose claim has become due and payable to his creditor is authorised to suspend compliance with his commitment – e.g. payment – until...

Managing Risks and Investigations in Construction Litigation with an Expert Witness

  By HG.org
Construction litigation is rife with complications, difficulties, risks and numerous types of investigations. These may be more in number when...

The Basics of the Ethicon Physiomesh™ Recall Class Action in Canada

Hernia Mesh victims from Canada have started a class action lawsuit against Ethicon Inc. over injuries allegedly caused by the company’s...

Big Businesses Litigating Against Each Other

  By HG.org
Litigation is often the last path taken when negotiation, mediation or arbitration become undesirable or infeasible based on the opposing party....

Can You Compel an Executor in Canada to Sell?

A parent dies and the adult children become equal beneficiaries of the residue of the parent’s Estate. The Estate is primarily made up of...

Medicare Fraud and Expert Witnesses

  By HG.org
Fraud is a serious crime that often affect multiple persons simultaneously. When someone’s personal information has been stolen and used in this...

Mandatory Mediation in Labor Disputes in Turkey

Mediation, as one of the alternative dispute resolution methods, has been introduced into the Turkish Law system with the Law on Mediation in...

Expert Witnesses Explain Damages in Airbag Defect Cases

  By HG.org
Airbag defects in vehicles that collide with others may lead to severe injury or death. This may be due to the untimely deployment or the lack...

Hurricane Expert Witnesses Provide Testimony in Court

  By HG.org
Inclement weather is often difficult to survive, and the more severe it is, the more complicated its issues are to resolve. Many that are not...

Objections to Make to Expert Witnesses

  By HG.org
The testimony of an expert witness is often important to the case, and in some circumstances it is enough to lead a jury or judge to side with...

What Happens in a Legal Mediation Proceeding?

There are several ways that a California business dispute can be resolved, but litigation is usually not the preferred method for doing so.

Federal Law and Consumer Credit Scores

With the exception of your Social Security number, no other number has more of an impact on your life than the impact made by your credit score....

The “One Mandatory Holiday and One Non-Mandatory Holiday” Policy in Taiwan

The newly enacted Labor Standard Act in Taiwan is confusing every employer with regard to its "one mandatory holiday and one non-mandatory...

Expert Witnesses Explain Potential Legal Issues with Autonomous Vehicles

  By HG.org
The future has arrived, and it is showing the public that it includes vehicles that drive themselves. However, there are various issues that...

Protection of IP Rights in Software: How Microsoft Fights in Ukraine

  By IPStyle
According to the International Property Rights Index 2016 prepared by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA), Ukraine ranks...

Looking at Anti-Bribery Legislation in Turkey and Beyond

Corruption is a widespread phenomenon in international business transactions all over the World. In accordance with corruption perception index...

Admitting Expert Witnesses under Daubert or Frye

  By HG.org
It is often essential to have an expert witness in conjunction with a lawyer for many different types of cases. These professionals are...

My Daycare Did Not Take My Son to the Hospital after an Injury, Can I Sue?

  By HG.org
Daycare responsibilities are to the children that reside within the building or facility until they are discharged for the day. This means those...

Misrepresentation of Tax Procedures and Complications for Real Estate Dealings

  By HG.org
Real estate dealings often require exact documentation that specifies certain terms, conditions and details about the buyer, seller and...

Lessons from Cases that Use an Expert Witness

  By HG.org
It is important to understand what the use of an expert witness is and how best to use these professionals. However, before they may be utilized...

Daubert and its Effect on Expert Witnesses

  By HG.org
Before the use of expert witnesses changed to the standard that is known in the electronic and computer age, Daubert had to go through a case...

The Need for a Business Lawyer when Litigation Occurs with Unsatisfactory Services

  By HG.org
When someone has purchased the service of someone or an organization, it is possible to be left with unsatisfactory results. This may occur when...

What to Do When a Commercial Tenant Vacates Before the Lease Expiration Date

It is rarely welcome news for a commercial landlord to discover that a tenant has vacated its leased premises prior to the expiration of the...

International Arbitration of Global Legal Insights: Cyprus

There has been a large increase in the use of arbitration as a commercial dispute resolution method in Cyprus because of its development as an...

How Your Expert Witness Can Withstand a Daubert Challenge

  By HG.org
When a Daubert challenge is presented in opposition to an expert witness, his or her entire testimony may be excluded from being giving in...

Pennsylvania Alternative Dispute Resolution Basics

Pennsylvania provides numerous avenues for alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration, which can help save time and...

Why Litigation Needs an Expert Witness to Explain Details

  By HG.org
Litigation is often messy, complicated and difficult to get through for all parties concerned. There are procedures, processes, stages,...

Pre-Action Litigation Dispute Considerations in English Law

Before issuing litigation dispute proceedings under English Law you must satisfy the pre-action protocol, since failure to do so may result in...

What Is Civil Litigation?

Disputes and disagreements are commonplace in the business world, and civil litigation is one method whereby these disputes and disagreements...

Why Dangerous Substance Cases Need an Expert Witness

  By HG.org
Dangerous substances have a variety of effects and hazards to those exposed to them. This could occur through inhalation, skin contact,...

Third Party Funding for Arbitration - The Hong Kong Version?

A Third Party Funder in international commercial arbitration finances part or all of the cost of the proceedings in return for a remuneration...

Avoiding Expensive Lawsuits in Small Business Transactions

  By HG.org
Small business transactions can sometimes morph into serious and significant lawsuits. Fortunately for small business owners, there are...

9 Tips for a Successful Deposition

So you received a Notice of Deposition. What is a deposition and what does that mean for you, the witness? A deposition is the legal term for a...

Expert Witness Explains Small Business Litigation with Big Business Economic Damages

  By HG.org
Small businesses operate under the fear that they will one day be sued. Today, someone can sue a company for nearly anything. Even if the...

5 Things to Consider When Hiring an Attorney

Typically, people don’t need the services of an attorney unless they are experiencing some type of serious issue. Those issues often involve...

San Diego Class Action Defense Strategies for Products Labelled “Organic” and “Made in the USA”

Many companies that grow agricultural products or manufacture goods and provide services in San Diego and Southern California label their...

Class Action Defense in San Diego: Diffusing a Complex Legal Challenge

Class action defense is unfortunately a more common reality for California and San Diego agricultural, technology and manufacturing producers....

Application of Hague Convention on Children in Romania

There have been many articles written concerning the implementation of The Hague Convention on child abduction. All countries have come into...

Mandatory Arbitration in Real Estate Disputes

  By HG.org
Real estate deals often see conflict arising based on the factors of sellers and buyers not being able to resolve the matter between them....

Executing Foreign Judgments Inside & Outside Saudi Arabia

Over the last two decades, the globe has experienced exceptional growth in world trade. This growth is due in part to regulations and oversight...

Rights of Airlines Customers in Saudi Arabia

A resolution issued by the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Civil Aviation No. (380-20), in 26/05/1438H, approving the Executive...

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements and Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia

There are speculations internationally that, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Saudi Arabia are still in dark. Since Saudi...

Can My Lawyer Refuse to Continue with My Case Unless I Pay in Full?

  By HG.org
Sometimes during the middle of representation, a lawyer and client may reach an impasse due to billing issues. In some cases, a lawyer may be...

What is Domicile in Divorce Cases and Why Does it Matter?

  By HG.org
Residency of where a spouse moves to after the couple have split is important when it affects a divorce case. Some states require the individual...

Litigation Finance in Turkey

In the event of a legal action or execution proceedings, it is the claimant party who cover the litigation costs at the beginning, in Turkey....

Expert Witness: Scientific Data and Its Use in the Courtroom

  By HG.org
Expert witnesses are often contacted for their knowledge and expertise in a field of study. This information is used to explain to the judge or...

Summary of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Intellectual Property in Saudi Arabia

The Paris Convention applies to industrial property in the widest sense, including patents, trademarks, industrial designs, utility models (a...

Role of Medical Examination in a Personal Injury Case

  By HG.org
Accidents usually involve personal injuries that require immediate medical attention. This means that the victim of the incident is being...

False or Deceptive Competitor Advertising Hurting Your Bottom Line?

There are resources and options available for business owners when competitors undercut pricing by selling inferior goods or services.

When Multiple Expert Witnesses are Needed for a Case

  By HG.org
Hiring multiple expert witnesses for a single case is beneficial when the matter is either complicated or includes more than one single aspect...

Who Is to Blame for Drunk Driving Accidents?

  By HG.org
Drunk driving incidents are the cause for severe injuries, fatalities and extensive property damage. Those responsible for these accidents are...

How an Expert Witness Explains Why Road Construction Causes Road Incidents

  By HG.org
Road construction zones are often dangerous to drivers on interstates, highways and freeways. The rate of higher speeds and more vehicles is...

Termination of Employment Contracts in Turkey

The Labour Code numbered 4857 (“Labour Code”) regulates the working conditions and also rights and obligations of the employees and employers.

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements and Arbitral Awards in Saudi Arabia

There are speculations internationally that, enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitral awards in Saudi Arabia are still in dark. Saudi...

Expert Witness Explains Electrical Accidents and Incident Reconstruction

  By HG.org
Electrical accidents often require reconstruction of the incident so that the judge or members of the jury understand what occurred during the...

Communicating Successfully with Expert Witnesses

  By HG.org
Communication is the key to all successful relationships, and this is best seen with business and legal contacts. Court cases move fast in...

Expert Witness Reports: Skillfully Avoiding the Pitfalls

  By HG.org
The use of an expert witness is often a matter of a successful or disastrous outcome in a court case.

Hurt in a Car Accident? You Don’t Have Much Time to Wait

  By HG.org
Car accidents are usually mild to severe in property damage and injuries to those involved. When an individual has been hurt in a car accident,...

The Procedure for Foreigners and Non-Resident Turkish Citizens to File a Lawsuit in Turkey

The procedure for a foreigner to bring an action in Turkey is not very different from the procedure a Turkish national would follow when...

The Problems Facing Expert Witness Testimony and How to Avoid Them

  By HG.org
Expert witnesses can make or break a case. Strong expert witness testimony can strengthen a case and provide credibility to it. However, weak...

How Mediation Can Help Resolve Complex Corporate Disputes

  By HG.org
Mediation is often the best manner to resolve conflict when there is a dispute or argument between two parties. When a corporation has a...

How the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act” May Affect Expert Witnesses

  By HG.org
A class action lawsuit occurs when multiple persons have been injured in some way. They are often lumped together for evidence and compensation...

How an Expert Witness Uses Biomechanics Knowledge in Seatbelt Defect Cases

  By HG.org
Personal injury claims usually must have the elements of the case include proof that the defending party’s actions caused the incident. This...

First Day of Trial in a Personal Injury Case - What to Expect

  By HG.org
While most personal injury lawsuits are different from each other, there are many common elements that may be expected by both the defending...

General Legal Services and How They Prevent Expensive Litigation

Every small business' worst nightmare is being sued for big bucks. However, there are proactive steps that every business owner can take to make...

Risky Business: Reasons Not to Handle Your Own Personal Injury Case

  By HG.org
Personal injury cases are often complicated and difficult to both understand and handle. While there are many reasons for these issues, the...

"I Want to Be a PI" - Where and How to Learn the Trade

  By HG.org
The life of the private investigator appears exciting and full of mystery. However, the reality is long nights of taking video and pictures,...

Types of Training and Licensing of Private Investigators

  By HG.org
To become a private investigator, there are various courses and skills someone must take and acquire before being classified as an experienced...

How are Damages in a Personal Injury Case Calculated?

  By HG.org
Personal injury cases often involve various periods where the case has calculated damages to determine what may be possible to recover through...

Can Part-Time Employees Receive Workers' Compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a vital part of our employment system. It’s a no-fault insurance that the vast majority of employers are required to...

Personal Injury Cases and Common Defenses

  By HG.org
Personal injury lawsuits can arise when a person’s negligence results in an injury to another. This may happen because of a car accident, slip...

Business Law Lawyer: Limited Time to Respond to a Civil Lawsuit

  By HG.org
When someone is affected by a lawsuit, he or she may only have so much time to react. This means that after a letter or summons to the court has...

Expert Witness Uses Formulas to Evaluate Lost Profits

  By HG.org
There are times when a company loses profits through an incident caused by an individual. This often leads to injury to the company or someone...

Suing the Federal Government for Your Injury – Legal Issues and Explanations

  By HG.org
When injured in an accident, the victim often looks to an insurance company to pay for the medical bills and ensure recovery is possible either...

What to Do after a Fatal Car Wreck?

  By HG.org
Car accidents are usually traumatic to some degree, have extensive property damage, may include injuries and at least one person is at fault....

Who Do I Sue if the Driver of the Other Car – Is the Car Itself?

  By HG.org
With advancements in technology, there has been a new type of driving procedure where the car is able to drive itself with extensive software...

Do I Have a Criminal Case, A Civil Tort Claim, Both or Neither?

  By HG.org
Many crimes committed may be prosecuted through the criminal justice system as well as civil courts so that a remedy may be provided for the...

Debt Collection in China

[The] collection of commercial debts in China can only be carried on by Chinese lawyers.

Collecting Evidence for an IP lawsuit in China

[When preparing] a litigation action in China against opponent for intellectual property disputes, the key and vital issue of the action is...

Protecting Small Businesses from Litigation

  By HG.org
In order to protect a small business from the threat of litigation, it is important to know how a lawsuit may arise. The risks of litigation...

Damages for Breach of Contract in English Law

Where parties are in a litigation dispute relating to breach of contract, it is important to assess the nature of any damages which might be...

Commercial Contracts and Changes in Circumstances in the Bahamas

A failure by a contractual party to anticipate a change in circumstances before entering into a contract, could adversely affect their...

Contracts: a Change in the Illegality Defence in the Bahamas

Illegality on the part of one contractual party may not prevent that party successfully asserting their legal rights against the other.


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