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The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 3: Challenges Facing Survivors Seeking Redress Through the Civil Courts
The Keys to Assessing Sexual Abuse Claims - Civil Sexual Assault Episode 2
Civil Sexual Assault: Options for Redress
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
Catastrophic Impairment: What it means and why it's important to you if you've been hurt in a car accident
What is Subrogation and How Does it Affect Settlement Amounts?
Superman's Legal Duty
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
What Money Damages Are Available In A Personal Injury Claim?
Do you know the restrictions for a probationary driver in New Jersey?
Car Accidents and the Things You Need to Know
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
An asset search is usually a nationwide search of public records and records that are not readily available to the public, for the purpose of locating real estate or personal property of a person or corporate entity together...more
Lawyers and other professionals contact our office every day and ask whether it is permissible for an asset search company or private investigator to conduct bank, stock, bond or mutual fund account searches on a subject. The...more
When looking to conduct an asset search, it is important to carefully choose a qualified asset search company to assist you. The internet has become second nature to the majority, making it simple for anyone to create a...more
As an attorney who has been conducting asset searches for other attorneys for over 20 years, I am repeatedly contacted or approached by lawyers and other professionals and asked whether it is permissible for a...more
“CYA” or otherwise referred to as, cover your ass, is my recommendation to those of you who are employed in the personal injury, collections, divorce or corporate due diligence professions. For to satisfy ones due diligence...more
On November 12, 1999, President Clinton signed the “Financial Services Modernization Act” into law, which made conducting bank account searches by asset search companies impermissible and a federal crime as you could no...more
Employment, business and personal injury cases are ideally suited for laying out the facts in chronological order to enhance jury understanding. we generally recommend attorneys start with an interactive timeline that shows...more
The collateral source rule in a personal injury action or tort claim generally prevents the admission of evidence that the plaintiff will be compensated from a source other than the defendant for his/her injuries. This rule...more
Legal Byte: Objecting to your own discovery responses? Can a person, after he/she has provided responses to discovery under oath, object to his/her own responses as vague and ambiguous? ...more
This Ebook is a wonderful source to learn about what an asset search is and how to conduct one to satisfy your due diligence. Find out why it is critical to perform an asset search in every personal injury, divorce,...more
In the light of the PIP breast implants scandal a brief summary of how business liability insurance works in the UK with reference to product liability and product recalls...more
The media help perpetuate the public's perception and misconception regarding personal injury lawsuits. If fair and balanced reporting was followed, the public would learn the vast majority of personal injury lawsuits aren't...more
California's Seller Assisted Marketing Plan Act is a powerful piece of consumer protection law that affects people who are trying to start or continue home-based businesses. It is found in California Civil Code in section...more
A discussion about what is legal evidence, and the threshold that must be met before a piece of evidence can be introduced in court....more
Many people view the direct exam of a non-expert witness as a series of "what happened next?" questions. With a little planning and effort, your directs can crackle with every bit of tension as a cross-examination. This...more
A second seat, or co-counsel, can be a critical position in trial. This article focuses on getting the best from your second seat, or if you are in that role, how to be most useful....more
This month's newsletter is a bit unusual in that it covers two stories of outrageous behavior with one thing in common: people showing remarkable disregard for the safety of children. The first pertains to school negligence;...more
“Juries seem to love visuals, even if it’s just jury instructions. I see it more and more.” -- Hon Jerome E. Brock, Santa Clara County Superior Court
A recent article in the San Jose Mercury News...more
Peter J. Gregory has joined McConville, Considine, Cooman & Morin, P.C. as an associate attorney in the litigation group where he represents clients in a broad range of civil litigation matters including personal injury law,...more
This article provides useful information for every manufacturer, private labeler or distributor of consumer products about the CPSC Database and warns that reports of product defects could be made by people with a hidden...more
If you're looking for good, free information in the areas of breach of contract, school accidents or defective products, you will want to read this Newsletter. The articles in this month's edition of the Newsletter include...more
Although fewer and fewer cases are disposed of by a jury, the skill set required for effective resolution of civil law suits remains unchanged. Despite the reality of the “vanishing trial,” this article explores...more
The law offices of Mark S. Cornwall have specialized in squeezing as much money as possible for clients out of Insurance Companies for the last 28 years. Our motto is, “Make the client happy.” This is sometimes...more
The Law Offices of Jonathan Cooper's October '10 Newsletter announces the launch of his new book entitled "3 Reasons Why Your Employment Agreement May Not Be Worth the Paper It's Printed On," and includes several articles...more
The Law Offices of Jonathan Cooper's August 2010 Newsletter includes the following:
Welcome to the August '10 edition of our newsletter!
The articles in this edition of the Newsletter include the following...more