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Federal Prosecution and Defenses of the False Statements Statute

20th August 2008
Federal false statements statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1001, is one of the most widely used tools in federal prosecutors' arsenal. The statute is often the default "charge of choice" because the way it is drafted, prosecutors enjoy a wide leverage and advantage. ... Read >
Author: Author Unknown

Remedies for Breach Of Contract - UK Law

16th July 2008
IntroductionThere are various remedies available to an innocent party where there has been a breach of contract. The main remedy (and the most well known) is damages. However there are suite of remedies available at law that are available in certain situa... Read >
Author: Leigh Ellis

Protecting Goodwill and Reputation of a Business in the UK: The Law of Passing Off

16th July 2008
Introduction An action for passing off is made out when a person makes a misrepresentation which is calculated to deceive and cause damage to the business or goodwill of the other person, and that other person has accumulated goodwill in respect to the... Read >
Author: Leigh Ellis

General Negligence and its Elements

07th July 2008
There exists General Negligence when one person caused damage to another person due to willful disregard to or lack of the necessary precautions that an ordinary man is expected to observe.When a person suffered damages on account of another person's negl... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group

Secrets Kept From Juries In Personal Injury Cases (Civil Cases)

19th January 2008
Many are more than a little surprised to learn about certain facts and procedures that occur in our legal system which are very common in personal injury claims. One surprising fact is how much information is hidden from the jury. Specifically information... Read >
Author: Christopher M Davis, Attorney At Law

Trademark Infringement: The Basics

25th May 2007
A trademark is an identifier-a "word, name, symbol, device," or some combination thereof-that informs consumers of the source of particular goods, distinguishing one merchant's goods from those manufactured or sold by another. 15 U.S.C. Section 1127. It m... Read >
Author: Author Unknown

18 Guidelines To Get Lawsuit Loan Lawsuit Funding

18th April 2007
Lawsuit funding or legal finance is a non- recourse lawsuit loan or lawsuit cash advance. It carries no risk because plaintiffs owe nothing if they lose the case. Lawsuit pre-settlement funding programs provide them with immediate cash to give them and th... Read >
Author: Paul Sherman

The Stages of Civil Litigation

02nd December 2006
Getting involved in a lawsuit can be a very stressful situation, regardless of which side you are on. To limit the stress, it often helps to understand the process and stages of litigation. What is civil litigation? Civil litigation is a lawsuit whereb... Read >
Author: Gerard Simington

Money for Lawsuits

26th September 2006
Money for Lawsuits "See you in court," can often mean see you in several months or even a few years. While a personal injury, automobile, medical malpractice, product liability, commercial litigation or similar case goes through the legal system, neith... Read >
Author: Alec Schibanoff

Alternative Sentencing: Community Service

08th June 2006
Alternative Sentencing: Community Service Where the court has the ability to sentence the DUI offender to a term of incarceration in the county jail, the court may choose to allow the defendant to serve the hours that would have been spent in county j... Read >
Author: Darren Kavinoky

The Process in a Misdemeanor Case

07th June 2006
The Process in a Misdemeanor Case Arraignment The arraignment is the defendant's first court hearing after the arrest, booking, and initial bail phases of the criminal process have taken place. This is usually the first opportunity for the defendant t... Read >
Author: Darren Kavinoky

FACTS ON WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT

03rd August 2005
In order to understand legal topics fully it is of great importance to know the meaning of the legal terms to be used. To start with let us first know the meaning of wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit asserts that the decedent was killed due... Read >
Author: Jinky Mesias
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