Most of the time, our first amendment rights to free speech protect just about anything we want to say. Most of the time it’s a very good thing. Sometimes, however, we’re all forced to read or listen to things that are uncomfortable, unpleasant, and even flat-out untrue. When false statements are made, either written or spoken, that cause provable harm to an individual, … [Read more...] about Libel vs Slander: What’s The Difference?
You hear it in movies, television shows, and now even from the President of the United States: “I’m gonna sue you!” It’s a threat, unquestionably, but the person making that threat is almost never the one who carries it out. That job belongs to a civil litigation attorney. What Is Civil Litigation? When two or more parties are engaged in a legal dispute and seeking … [Read more...] about When Do You Need A Civil Litigation Attorney?
A litigation attorney, commonly referred to as “litigators” or “trial lawyers,” represents plaintiffs and defendants in civil and criminal cases and manage all phases of the litigation process from investigation, pleadings and discovery, to pre-trial, trial, settlement, and appeal. Below is an overview of the litigation process and tasks attorneys undertake during the course … [Read more...] about Understanding The Litigation Process
Sexual harassment in the workplace is unacceptable, period. And even though sexual harassment most often takes the form of men harassing women, it can happen to men and women, gay and straight. But before you file a sexual harassment lawsuit against your employer, there are a few things you really should do to both help your case, and more importantly, get the offender or … [Read more...] about Before You File A Sexual Harassment Lawsuit…
Starting and running a small business is a big challenge. While most business owners are primarily preoccupied with keeping the doors open, finding new customers, and trying to beat the odds, for many there is also the fear of a lawsuit if something bad should happen. Small business lawsuits can quickly become all-consuming obstacles that requires the full attention of … [Read more...] about 5 Common Small Business Lawsuits