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FAQs regarding defamation lawsuits

Facing criminal charges can be burdensome. If your case garners public attention, local and even national press are likely watching your every move. Sadly, in the digital age, media outlets aren’t the only ones who might misrepresent facts about your case or your character. With online platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Reddit, almost any member […]

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Holding alcohol providers accountable for drunk driving injuries

The driver isn’t the only person who is liable when a drunk driving accident causes injury or death. The person or establishment that served that person alcohol can be equally at fault when such an accident occurs. It’s crucial to hold alcohol vendors accountable when it comes to drunk driving collisions. Personal injury suits against […]

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What is defamation?

Freedom of speech is one of the cornerstones of our society here in the United States. But, people don’t always have the right to say whatever they want about someone else. If they say something malicious, false and defamatory, it could be unlawful because it defames the person. The rule of thumb is that it […]

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Appeals may help to define the law, and protect litigants

Family law matters, civil litigation disputes, as well as personal injury lawsuits may include errors in the trial court, or significant questions of law that may need answering. Not all trial lawyers have substantial experience in appellate matters. The trial court may include many legal arguments before trial. When a case goes up on appeal […]

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