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Personal Injury Newsletter
Torts
 
Apart from legislation granting a right to sue for a specific harm, personal injury law generally consists of tort law and the civil procedure for enforcing it. This article discusses how tort law is classified.More...
 
The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act - Death Benefits
 
If an employee's death was caused by a work related injury, the employee's widow, widower, or other eligible survivor may recover death benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. The widow, widower, or survivor may also recover funeral expenses of up to $3,000.More...
 
NURSING HOME ABUSE AND NEGLECT
 
With the increased number of elderly people in our population and the increased number of elderly people who reside in nursing homes, there has been an increase in the number of tort actions involving nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. Although both federal and state agencies are responsible for inspecting and regulating nursing homes, many nursing home residents are being subjected to situations that may constitute abuse or neglect.More...
 
Malicious Prosecution
 
It should be obvious that the purpose of the criminal justice system is to bring criminals to justice. Unfortunately, people sometimes try to use the criminal justice system for improper purposes, such as revenge. As one would expect, using the criminal justice system solely for improper purposes is prohibited by law. The personal injury lawsuit that addresses improper criminal prosecution is known as malicious prosecution.More...
 
The Basic Law of Fraud
 
As a general rule, it is not illegal to say something that is not true. The general rule probably evolved from the fact that in addition to engaging in intentional deception, human beings can simply be mistaken. It is also true that some false statements do not deceive, because they come from sources known to be unreliable. If we do not rely on the mistaken statements of others, they do us no harm.More...
 
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