How Can You Calculate Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

 

Personal injury lawsuits can help victims who have suffered physical, mental, or emotional pain due to another party’s actions. In these cases, personal injury attorneys work to earn compensation for the victims so that they can return to their liv Read More »

What is My State’s Statute of Limitations? | All 50 State SoL’s

 

The statute of limitations bars the amount of time that an individual or party has to take legal action after an incident has taken place, an injury has occurred, a diagnosis has been made, or an event has taken place. The statute of limitations is Read More »

What is a Mass Tort Lawsuit? A Plaintiff’s Lawyer Explains

 

Mass tort lawsuits are designed to help people who have been harmed by the same individual or group’s actions. They’ve played a role in taking on abusive employers, negligent drug companies, and corrupt corporations. These cases leverage collecti Read More »

What is a Class Action Lawsuit and How Do They Work ?

 

  The term “class action suit” is thrown around a lot. Maybe you’ve heard it in a late night TV advertisement, or you might have received a class action lawsuit notice in the mail. While many people have heard the phrase, fewer understand Read More »

Can You Sue the Government? Lawsuits Against State & Federal Agencies

 

  A Guide to Legal Claims Against Federal or State Agencies In 2015, 21 youth plaintiffs took on the federal government in a fight for climate action. Three years later, their case – Juliana v. United States – reached the U.S. Supreme Court Read More »

What are Compensatory Damages and Punitive Damages?

 

In civil court, damages are the awarded sum of money the plaintiff or plaintiffs receive either through a settlement or a decision reached at trial. This award functions as compensation for the total losses, both economic and non-economic, that the p Read More »

Civil Lawsuit – The Civil Litigation Process Explained In Steps

 

A civil lawsuit can seem complex and, for most of us, confusing. If you are involved in a civil lawsuit, you shouldn’t feel discouraged by the various steps or legal jargon. Civil lawsuits aren’t actually too hard to wrap your head around Read More »

US Supreme Court Refuses to Restrict Personal Jurisdiction in Paxil Case

 

(October 2, 2017) — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed to stand an appellate court decision stating that a product manufacturer is subject to personal jurisdiction for product-related claims in a state where development or testing occurred, Read More »

SELF-DRIVE Act Could Become Framework for Self-Driving Car Laws

 

In a recent U.S. House of Representatives floor session, House Representatives passed the SELF-DRIVE Act (Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In-Vehicle Evolution) by a 2/3 majority. If ratified, the bill could become the framework f Read More »

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