Lawsuits

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Can’t Defame The Dead

The point of a lawsuit for defamation isn’t that what was said about you hurt your feelings, but rather that it hurt your earning power.

05/29/2015

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Contingent Fee May Cost You

What is a contingent fee? It’s a contract written by a lawyer – so be careful.

03/06/2015

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Defamation Lawsuits Don’t Always Require Naming Names

Can you sue for defamation even if you are never named? Maybe.

07/21/2014

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Suing Not The Remedy For Every Tragedy

An SUV-driving woman who had hit not one but three bicycle-riding teenagers, killing one of them, is suing the victims of the accident for her pain and suffering.

06/20/2014

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Dumbest Way To Lose A Lawsuit

Recently, Paris Hilton won a lawsuit without even having to prove her complaint. Why? Because the defendants did something really stupid.

05/06/2014

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When To File – Or Not – A Class Action Lawsuit

When can you file a class action lawsuit? When should you?

04/28/2014

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Suing Your Employer While Still Employed

Can you sue your current employer while you’re still employed?

03/10/2014

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A Little League Lawsuit

You can’t just sue because damage happens.

12/26/2013

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Suing Your Lawyer

If your store sells you a defective product, you can return it. If your doctor provides poor service, you can sue. But if your lawyer provides poor service, what can you do?

12/12/2013

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Salvation Army To Be Named In Center City Collapse Lawsuits

The Salvation Army will become the latest defendant in litigation over a deadly Philadelphia building collapse.

08/15/2013

Service Of Process

Getting a lawsuit into the hands of the defendant is called service of process.

07/17/2013

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Pa. Senate OKs Bill To Allow Health Care Apologies

A bill that would allow health care professionals to apologize for a mistake without it being admissible in court as evidence of liability has the approval of Pennsylvania state senators.

06/25/2013

Protection Through Sovereign Immunity

The federal government, along with every state has voted itself a protection of immunity, which means it can’t be sued, no matter how glaring its error, without its own permission.

06/19/2013

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Seau Lawsuits Merged With Pa. NFL Concussion Case

A pair of wrongful-death lawsuits over the suicide of Pro Bowler Junior Seau have been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia.

04/02/2013

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Lawsuit: More Water, Less Buzz In Certain Beers

Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands.

02/26/2013

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