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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)
Along with Google, no entity is more ubiquitous on the internet these days than Facebook. Expectedly, the social networking giant, which was recently valued at over 100 billion dollars, has found itself involved in a surfeit...more
In This Issue:
- The United States Supreme Court’s Competing Guidance Regarding Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturers
- Recent French Appeals Court Decision in Concorde Crash Step Forward Towards...more
Following concerns raised by bloggers, the UK government has clarified that small blogs will be exempt from the scope of the new UK press watchdog which is to be introduced as a result of the findings of the Leveson Inquiry....more
Late last month, the Supreme Court of Alaska affirmed the lower court’s decision in favor of an insurance company that denied coverage to insured, Kent Bearden, for liability in a civil suit filed by the victim of his...more
On March 4, 1873, Ulysses S. Grant, who had led the Union Army in the Civil War, was sworn in for his second term as President. Amazingly enough, today's bounty hunters cling to an appellate decision that was handed down a...more
Inmates in the Riverside County jails served a federal class-action lawsuit last month, claiming the county is subjecting them to cruel and unusual punishment by depriving them of basic medical and mental health care. A...more
In October 2012 Paul Ceglia of New York was arrested on charges he forged documents in a multibillion-dollar scheme to defraud Facebook and its chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Mr. Ceglia had brought a much publicized lawsuit...more
10 bad habits of attorneys...more
Individuals who perform criminal acts potentially face two types of prosecution. (Is this the best word? Or might it be confusing to the lay person?) Regardless of the type of offense, they can deal with criminal charges,...more
Society of Solicitor Advocates announce launch of Instruct+ App...more
Our preview of the civil cases on the Illinois Supreme Court's November oral argument docket continues with Poris v. Lake Holiday Property Owners Association, a case which poses a number of interesting questions about the...more
The Observer highlights significant developments in insurance recovery and risk management.
In This Issue:
- State of California v. Continental Insurance: Opinion Holds Insurers to Their Words
October 1 is around the corner, which in Maryland means that several new laws from the spring legislative session will take effect. One such law will change (or perhaps clarify) when the 3-year statute of limitations period...more
In Galvani v. Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Ins. Co., Ltd., 2012 WL 2568220 (N.D. Cal. July 2, 2012), the district court entered summary judgment for a homeowner’s insurer on the grounds that it had no duty to defend an...more
In its recent decision in Derderian v. Essex Insurance Company, 2012 R.I. LEXIS 54 (R.I. Apr. 27, 2012), the Supreme Court of Rhode Island had occasion to consider whether under a general liability policy, an insured was...more
The mother of slain University of Virginia student Yeardley Love has filed a Wrongful Death lawsuit against her murderer, George Huguely, in the Circuit Court for Charlottesville, VA, according to multiple news outlets. I...more
Cottonham v. United States Embassy, Bankok, Thailand, No. C-11-3131 (N.D. Cal. 2011), is almost a more brief decision than this posting, but the issue is one worth consideration for those in international...more
Prospective Client Questionnaire \ Khayoumi Law Firm | Albuquerque, NM | (505) 333-8613 ...more
On October 13, 2011, the United States District Court for the Central District of California denied defendant’s renewed motion for summary judgment in Negrete v. Allianz Life Ins. Co. of North America (No. CV 05-6838) and...more
A color-coded guide containing the new Illinois Rules of Evidence, the Committee's General and Specific comments, A comparison with the Federal Rules of Evidence and additional commentary....more
The following is a true account of an actual call made by a prospective client (as always, names and details are omitted in order to protect the identity and confidentiality of the caller!):
A lady called in order to ask...more
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissed a civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act complaint based on a series of investments made with a group of India-based...more
A summary of what to expect during divorce in Tennessee at the initial steps....more
The United States Attorneys' Manual is designed as a quick and ready reference for United States Attorneys, Assistant United States Attorneys, and Department attorneys responsible for the prosecution of violations of federal...more
Article by ICBC Injury Claims Lawyer Erik Magraken discussing the law of disclosure and the competing interests of Defendants in criminal proceedings and Plaintiffs in Civil Lawsuits in British Columbia.