October 2017 Archives

who-can-go-to-court-for-wrongful-death Michael Babboni Oct/31/2017 Michael Babboni

Who Can Go To Court For Wrongful Death?

Perhaps the single most emotionally devastating of all the trials that can take place in court is one where a death is involved. For the crime of murder, the survivors usually count on the state to prosecute a criminal and see that justice is served,...

why-are-punitive-damages-so-large Michael Babboni Oct/30/2017 Michael Babboni

Why Are Punitive Damages So Large?

Most people are familiar with the idea of someone taking a lawsuit to court for the purposes of getting money from someone that has wronged that individual. But there are lawsuits, and then are punitive lawsuits that go down in both legal and financi...

lawsuits-mean-different-types-of-damage Michael Babboni Oct/26/2017 Michael Babboni

Lawsuits Mean Different Types Of Damage

A legal term that is used regularly when we get into the world of lawsuits is “damages.” When you go to trial for a lawsuit and sue someone, what you are suing them for is damages. Of course, in this case, when legal professionals talk about damages,...

juries-in-civil-trials Michael Babboni Oct/17/2017 Michael Babboni

Juries In Civil Trials

A familiar sight and concept in the American legal process is that of a jury. It is one of the fundamental rights of every American that, no matter what they have done, if they are going to court to determine innocence, guilt, or financial responsibi...

can-a-road-be-responsible-for-an-accident Michael Babboni Oct/16/2017 Michael Babboni

Can A Road Be Responsible For An Accident?

One of the most common causes of vehicular accidents all over the world is driver negligence. In many cases, the inattentiveness, or even dangerous neglect of another driver more concerned with looking at their phone or driving while under the influe...

how-to-prepare-for-a-lawsuit Michael Babboni Oct/09/2017 Michael Babboni

How To Prepare For A Lawsuit

One of the great things about the American legal system is that it gives power to the people to take matters into their own hands for justice. While it’s true that criminal law is supervised and enforced first by the police, and then by the courts, c...

civil-trial-101-terms-you-need-to-know Michael Babboni Oct/05/2017 Michael Babboni

Civil Trial 101: Terms You Need To Know

When you decide to take someone to court for a personal injury lawsuit, you are going to trial. This means that some of the things you may have read about in crime fiction, or seen in film and television will be familiar sights. There will be a court...

are-you-part-of-the-distracted-driving-problem Michael Babboni Oct/04/2017 Michael Babboni

Are You Part Of The Distracted Driving Problem?

Recent years have been a mixed blessing in terms of accident rates for vehicles. On the one hand, it looks like decades of careful education in schools and changing social attitudes have caused a significant reduction in the number of car accidents c...

your-stairs-could-be-legal-trouble Michael Babboni Oct/03/2017 Michael Babboni

Your Stairs Could Be Legal Trouble

For many home owners or landlords, the idea of home repair runs the spectrum from an easy DIY fix, to something that can require a considerable investment. Fixing a dangling gutter on the roof, for example, might be as easy as grabbing a ladder and d...

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