"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
Subrogation: Piggyback Claims by Health Insurers in Injury Lawsuits
Who Can Sue the U.S. Government for Injuries? A Legal Primer
Why Secret Settlements of Injury Lawsuits Are Bad (for Everyone but the Defendant)
How Big Tobacco Handles Lawsuits -- Attrition and Wait for Deaths
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
How Auto Defects Can Cause Passenger Injury
What patients misunderstand about their right of informed consent
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Attorney Client Privilege
Proximate Cause - An Important Practice Tip for Personal Injury Lawyers
Understanding Supplemental Spousal Liability Insurance in NY
The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
What is Subrogation and How Does it Affect Settlement Amounts?
Insurers and reinsurers regularly communicate regarding matters they view as confidential. These communications often relate to claims, both routine and litigated, by the underlying insureds. Insureds, in turn, seek discovery...more
Facebook. Instagram. YouTube. Twitter. LinkedIn. SnapChat. Flickr. Google+. Tumblr. WeChat. MySpace. WhatsApp. Reddit. The list of social media and networking sites goes on and on. It’s fairly common knowledge...more
Civil Litigators are well aware that there is an increasing trend in Social Media Discovery litigation in the Pennsylvania courts (and nationwide).
Insurance defense counsel Daniel E. Cummins of the Scranton law firm of...more
Another Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered an MVA plaintiff to preserve, print, and produce to the defendant her Facebook photographs....more
An Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered a plaintiff to re-attend an examination for discovery to answer questions about photographs of himself that he posted on his Facebook or MySpace pages. He also ordered the...more
Brief and to the point updates on MS, 5th Circuit and national legal news of importance....more
Lawyers across the country are saving trees and their sanity with new eDiscovery solutions....more
Ontario Regulation 194/11 is coming into effect and shifts more power to insurers over the medical clinics who seek to provide care to those involved in car accidents. ...more
A possibly innocent decision by the plaintiff has turned into a costly mistake - the fallout from choosing caregiver benefits instead of income replacement benefits under Ontario's Accident Benefits system....more
Three Facebook and MySpace accounts were sought just one month prior to Trial. Motion denied, with leave not being granted to bring this motion after service of the Trial Record. ...more
Plaintiff's Facebook profile, title "The Jill Murphy Fan Club" had 366 "friends". Plaintiff sought damages for fibromyalgia and TMJ disorder and put her pre-accident activities into evidence. Facebook disclosure ordered. ...more
Plaintiff with over 200 "friends" in Facebook, on an account marked "private", was ordered to produce his entire Facebook profile to the defence in his car accident lawsuit. ...more
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The California Electronic Discovery Act...more
Article by ICBC Injury Claims Lawyer Erik Magraken discussing a recent case from the BC Supreme Court in which Facebook photos where used by the Defendant to contradict the Plaintiff's testimony.
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