It happens to every contractor at some point. They do a job, submit the bill, and commence to wait ... and wait.
A few weeks back, our blog spent some time discussing a groundbreaking decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, which essentially served to end the practice of forum shopping in patent litigation.
Last week, our blog spent some time discussing how a 1990 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding where patent infringement actions may be filed has now resulted in a flood of lawsuits -- many of them dubious in nature -- in jurisdictions known for being sympathetic to plaintiffs.
Nearly three decades ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Washington D.C.-based patent court, issued a landmark ruling concerning where patent cases may be filed by plaintiffs. Specifically, the 1990 decision held that such suits could be filed anywhere a named defendant has even a minor sales presence.
California is known as the land of the sun and the sea. Millions live and visit here for the weather alone. It is a beautiful place we live in. Those of us who live in the sunshine during most of the year understand how important an everyday sunscreen routine is. Is drinking your sunscreen a routine you would adopt?
For those who pay attention to America’s divorce rate, it is indeed increasing. According to a Fortune.com report, it could be attributable to the greater number of baby boomers who are getting divorced. Indeed, this may be due to changing views about marriage or economic independence. However, graying divorcees may face challenging financial circumstances after a divorce.
Have you been injured because of a malfunctioning or defective product? Maybe you have sustained property damage due to a product liability matter. As consumers, we are entitled to a level of safety among the products in our lives. When something goes unreasonably wrong, therefore, we have civil liability rights.
While it is generally healthy to not measure one's life based on the possessions they have, in reality, products we buy and use every day do play a big part in our lives. Products can make life easier, more fun and safer. But what happens when a product causes injury, illness or severe damage?
When there is a death of a loved one, the emotion of that loss can be all-consuming. An already overwhelming time is usually more complicated than being able to wallow in emotions. As people, we leave more than those who love us behind. People leave behind assets.
Almost anyone has a favorite movie-goer snack. Maybe you are just a classic popcorn and Cherry Coke lover. Then there are those that have to have some candy to go with their salty treat. While M & Ms are likely a most popular candy choice, there are the standouts among candy lovers who enjoy a good box of Raisinets.