Legal News Updates
Understanding the McCorpen Defense
Jones Act employers must provide seamen with maintenance and cure if injured or become ill while in the service of the vessel. However, there are certain defenses that allow employers to avoid maintenance and cure liability. For example, under the McCorpen defense employers may deny benefits to injured seamen who “knowingly fail to disclose a… Read More
Legal Options after Losing at Trial in Automobile Injury Lawsuit
Not every automobile injury lawsuit initially succeeds in court. But if at first your case doesn’t succeed, there are ways to try again. For example, you may file a motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict, a motion for a new trial, and an appeal. (Note that all of these options are available and you don’t… Read More
Don’t be Scammed by ‘going out of business’ sales
A “going out of business” sale can sometimes be a chance to pick up a bargain, especially for big ticket items. But be sure you know what you’re getting before you spend any money. Comparison shop before you buy. Don’t assume the going out of business price will be the lowest. Search for the same… Read More
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