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Class Action Suits

Class Action Suits

The defendant is the party that has committed the wrong or harm to numerous people in case of a class-action suit. The four pillars that make up a class-action lawsuit are numerosity, commonality, typicality, and adequacy. Numerosity refers to whether it is practical...

4 States Setting The Standard On Data Privacy Laws

4 States Setting The Standard On Data Privacy Laws

The European Unit recently launched a widespread General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to protect all citizens from data breaches. While the United States has opted to not address this epidemic from a federal level, there are some states that are taking proactive...

Nursing Home Abuse Settlements: What You Need To Know

Nursing Home Abuse Settlements: What You Need To Know

Unfortunately, elder abuse doesn't only happen in the home. In fact, it's estimated that approximately 1 out of 10 people over the age of 60 will be a victim of elder abuse in their lifetime. What's worse, is that many of these cases happen in nursing homes by the...

7 Ways To Thrive In Your Legal Realm

7 Ways To Thrive In Your Legal Realm

It is no secret that a legal career is one of the most challenging paths available to today's professionals, and for many attorneys, finding the right way to thrive as a lawyer is an important step in the process of realizing the kind of job satisfaction that truly...

What Is Personal Injury Law?

What Is Personal Injury Law?

Personal injury law, also referred to as tort law, involves the injured parties suing another individual or business in civil court in order to recoup losses. The idea behind personal law is that the person or persons injured should be given financial compensation. It...

Mass Tort Litigation Explained

Mass Tort Litigation Explained

One of the areas of tort litigation that is becoming more common lately is mass torts. This style of civil suit can be an efficient way of handling suits that involve multiple people or corporations. The Legal Definition of Mass Torts Mass torts are a type of civil...

How Blogging Is Changing The Legal Industry

How Blogging Is Changing The Legal Industry

In an era of diminishing faith in the integrity of mainstream media outlets, it is little wonder that so many citizens are turning to blogs run by local attorneys to read news and commentary about legal and political issues. To many members of the general public,...

Embracing Legal Marketing

Embracing Legal Marketing

Legal marketing: for personal injury lawyers, they do not want a reputation as ambulance chasers or for clients to assume that they will take anyone as long as they get paid, but they also need to get the word out about their business. By embracing a few simple legal...

Perfecting Time-Management In Law

Perfecting Time-Management In Law

Time is the greatest resource that you can ever have. Resourcefully utilizing time can translate into financial gains. In legal practice, good time management practices ensure that you remain productive and efficient in serving your clients. Here are some great tips...