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Civil Sexual Assault Episode 3: Challenges Facing Survivors Seeking Redress Through the Civil Courts
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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)
For several years, design and construction professionals have been awaiting word from the Washington Supreme Court regarding whether aggrieved parties are limited to remedies set forth in their written contracts or whether...more
In an opinion issued July 16, 2013, the Western District of the Missouri Court of Appeals declined to extend what would have amounted to dram shop-type liability to a gun shop that sold ammuition and magazines to a purchaser...more
A California court ruled last week that retailers could lawfully collect ZIP code information to reduce credit card fraud, efforts that result in lower prices for consumers. Following the California Supreme Court’s decision...more
It has become increasingly important for both businesses and individuals to receive payments that are due to them. Debtors are often delinquent in paying for goods, services or other financial obligations. When a debtor...more
The United States Supreme Court recently held that the Little Tucker Act does not waive the sovereign immunity of the United States in an action for damages alleging a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”). The...more
In This Issue:
- Child Care Crisis
- Tools to Choose
- Exclusive Interview
- Excerpt from Five-Step Guide to Quality Providers - Safety, Cost Challenges to Child Care:
Finding affordable and safe daycare...more
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released its decision in the common issues class action trial of Ramdath v. George Brown College, 2012 ONSC 6173. This is one of the very few rulings on the merits of a class...more
Memorandum opposing a motion to dismiss filed by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. The case involves homeowners suing to enforce their right to a loan modification....more
From time-to-time, I will comment on legal developments in consumer protection that have implications for the e-commerce environment. On March 15, 2012, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision in Loychuk v....more
Der neue Entwurf zum Schudrecht ist angenommen von Ulya Selçuk (Rechtsanwaeltin/ Istanbul) veröffentlicht in ODA (Periodical of German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Istanbul)January, February 2011: Das türkische...more
In December 2009, California added "wood dust" to the list of more than 900 chemicals and other substances subject to California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act," commonly called "Proposition 65." The listing...more
Ober|Kaler Construction Group principal Raymond Burke and associate Kelly Preteroti recently secured a significant jury award on behalf of the owners of a townhome in Montgomery County in a claim involving faulty construction...more
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration sent a letter this week to the CEOs of fourteen major retailers urging them to take steps now to prevent customer and worker injuries during Black Friday and other holiday...more
The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act requires that before filing suit a plaintiff send to a prospective defendant a demand letter. Each letter is different, just as each case is different. I try to not just threaten the...more
RESPA, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, was passed to address abusive practices such as kickbacks or referral fees that can result in higher costs to the home buyer. However, as a lawyer with RESPA experience,...more