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Civil Sexual Assault: Options for Redress
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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)
Our previews of the newest additions to the Illinois Supreme Court's civil docket continue with Estate of Powell v. John C. Wunsch, P.C., a case from the Third Division of the First District which poses this question: does...more
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court’s recent decision in the matter of Sams v. Department of Public Welfare may significantly affect the structured settlement industry, and the settlement of lawsuits on behalf of certain...more
Prince and Paris Jackson, the children of deceased superstar Michael Jackson, have been deposed in a wrongful death suit brought by their grandmother Katherine Jackson against concert promoter AEG for the untimely death of...more
This week's discussion looks at the potential timing limitations that can impact a claim filed against a defendant who has deceased. The discussion is done in the confines of Indiana's Probate Code and the recent Indiana...more
On the heels of the United States Supreme Court’s recent holding in U.S. Airways v. McCutchen, where the Court held that a group health plan’s reimbursement rights are not automatically subject to equitable defenses, it...more
It is an unfortunate reality that as people get older, they become more and more susceptible to influence, abuse, and neglect. In fact, California has recognized that its elders are a disadvantaged class, that the cases of...more
This week we reopen our Damages series with a thirteenth installment to discuss the availability of sentimental value damages for the loss of items of personal property. We examine both the general rule that such damages are...more
You don’t need a lawyer for everything, but there are a few times in life when hiring a lawyer is a necessity....more
Legal Solutions is the quarterly newsletter of Sullivans Law LLP Solicitors based in Belfast, Northern Ireland - UK.
Included in the March 2013 edition:
+ confidentiality agreements
+ county courts jurisdiction...more
This week's article focuses upon the recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision Pistalo v. Progressive in which the court held that a bad faith claim against an insurance company could progress even though the policy holder had...more
Guest Blogger and Tax Expert Stephen D. Kraft, CPA Explains The IRS Tax Issues of Personal Injury Settlements...more
Our reports on the civil oral arguments of the Illinois Supreme Court's November term continue with Bjork v. O'Meara...
Before his death, decedent begins taking steps to transfer a bank account to the plaintiff. He dies...more
Attorney James R. Andrews II is the host of Legal Sense with James Andrews. James was born in East Orange, New Jersey. He graduated from high school in Whippany, New Jersey and then attended the University of Virginia where...more
Ask any trust and estate litigator what the fastest rising trend in trust and estate litigation is and they will almost surely answer financial elder abuse. While the perpetrators of financial elder abuse are various, an...more
The Eleventh Circuit has “ironed out a wrinkle” in Alabama’s arbitration jurisprudence that seemed to find executors outside the scope of arbitration contracts signed by the decedent.
In Entrekin v. Internal Medicine...more
The Problem: So often a family member or friend is told by a Decedent that he will inherit some or all of an estate. The Decedent truly has that intention, but as he or she ages and becomes weak of mind, the Decedent is...more
Yesterday the Illinois Supreme Court published its Oral Argument Calendar [pdf] for the May term, and the Court will hear oral argument in eight civil cases. The cases, with the issue or issues presented in each, are...
NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E391
In This Issue:
1. "How to Appeal Your New Jersey Property Taxes and Win"
2. 911 Operators Immune from Mishandled Calls.
3. County not Liable for Laxity in Road Inspections.
NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E390
In This Issue:
1. Non-Profit Facility not Liable for Criminal Acts of Employee.
2. No Vacating of 2005 Guilty Plea where Defendant did not prove he was misadvised by...more
NJ LAWS Email Newsletter E389
In This Issue:
1. Lab Report Not Admissible in DWI Case.
2. Laurick Motion to vacate DWI guilty plea Requires Prima facie Case for Relief.
3. Social Networking...more
NJ Laws Email Newsletter E388
In This Issue:
1. Free Will Seminars and Speakers Bureau
2. New YouTube Videos / Podcasts Videos; Can you help instruct us how to add to iTunes?
3. Community Events
About one-third of all Americans—through birth, divorce, and remarriage—are part of a stepfamily. But many of the laws governing familial relationships have lagged far behind this reality.
A good example...more
Columbia, MO – February 28, 2012 -- To SSA, the word “disabled” is not a medical term. This is the number one reason that the agency will not accept your doctor’s pronouncement that you are “disabled.” To SSA, being disabled...more
Kenneth Vercammen, Esq. email newsletter E386...more
E378 1. Selecting A Guardian in Your Will for Minor Children. 2. Objection to Lab Report Starts After all Reports Provided. 3. Dispatch of Suspiciously Parked Car Permits Questioning. 4. Join AVVO and rate Kenneth Vercammen,...more