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Who is Liable for Construction Defects?

Litigation involving defective construction includes failed construction projects or deficiencies in the design or engineering of buildings and other construction. When an apartment building has plumbing issues or a bridge collapses, the ensuing litigation involves...

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Testamentary Capacity and Contested Wills

Upon the death of an individual, their property and assets are usually disposed according to their wishes in their will. Occasionally, the way the assets and property were distributed may be contested. For a will to be valid, the testator must have testamentary...

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Defective Products and Consumer Protection

Defective products cause harm and injuries to millions of consumers daily.  Consumers who have been injured by a defective product may have product liability claims against the manufacturer of the product. The following are three broad categories of product liability...

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When is Outside Counsel the Right Choice?

Often, organizations will be faced with a decision of whether to rely on outside counsel as opposed to in-house counsel concerning legal matters.    Deciding on hiring outside counsel may not be feasible for every legal issue.  However, certain legal matters may be...

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What are the Basics of Easement?

An easement is a type of property right that gives the holder the right to use land that is owned by another person or entity for a specific purpose and amount of time. The holder has a non-possessory right to use it, according to the easement restrictions, even...

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Complexity of Guardianship

For some people, age or emotional and physical health issues impact their ability to make smart and safe decisions about their own well-being. When that happens, the court must step in and designate an individual or entity to oversee such decisions for the...

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What is the TCPA?

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was designed to protect consumers from abusive and offensive telemarketers. Although new regulations have gone into effect to keep up with changing technologies, consumers are still faced with frequent robocalls,...

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Identifying Fraud

As brokers use increasingly aggressive tactics to appeal to potential investors, consumers must be more discerning. Choosing the right broker can help protect the consumer’s interests and shield them from fraud. In order to make this choice, consumers must know the...

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