Types of Defective Product Liability Claims

Types of Defective Product Liability Claims

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Most of the time, the products we use around the house work well and serve their purpose. We don’t worry about those things hurting us or our families. However, sometimes a defective product makes its way onto the marketplace, and results in injuries. Just about anything can be dangerous: our vehicles, our cosmetics, our household appliances, and so many more. And because there are so many different types of injuries, that arise out of so many different circumstances, the legal realm of product liability can be confusing. Depending on your unique circumstances, your San Diego product liability attorney will advise you on the best type of claim to file, so you can recover damages for your suffering. You may also be included in a mass tort, or class action, claim.…
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Benefits of General Counsel for Your Business

Benefits of General Counsel for Your Business

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Hundreds of new businesses are formed every year in California. The majority of those companies will have to shut their doors within the first two years of operation, while a few will go on to be quite successful. Despite the wealth of information available online these days to entrepreneurs, simply putting this generic advice into action doesn’t guarantee a prosperous enterprise. While you may be able to learn some of the basics from the internet, like how to file for your LLC, if you want to set yourself apart from other new companies, there’s one investment that you should make: general counsel. Every good entrepreneur knows that they should take advantage of the resources around them, like tutorial videos, free seminars, and networking events. However, they also acknowledge that there…
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Class Action Lawsuits and How They Work

Class Action Lawsuits and How They Work

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You’ve probably heard advertisements on TV or on the radio, or perhaps have gotten invitations in the mail, to join a class action lawsuit. This is a common response to a mass tort, which simply means that the negligent or malicious actions of one party have negatively affected more than one person. Some examples of mass torts would be: defective products, unsafe medications, and traumatic incidents such as plane crashes or building collapses. When one action impacts a whole group of people, they may be able to come together and file a lawsuit, known as a class action lawsuit. Sometimes, class action lawsuits are used to settle disputes, like those within a business or family group, but most often, they include a selection of unrelated individuals who have all suffered…
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Understanding Premises Liability

Understanding Premises Liability

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In the world of personal injury law, one of the major factors in a case is the location where the injury occurred. Often, a person is injured on someone else’s property- either owned by an individual or a business- and this is a critical component of determining liability. People are generally expected to provide safe access to their property, and this responsibility is known in legal terms as “premises liability.” In cases where people or businesses fail to maintain a reasonable level of safety on their property, they may be held responsible for any injuries that occur there. However, this concept is not as simple and straightforward as it initially may seem. If you were hurt while walking through a store, or visiting a friend’s apartment complex, it doesn't automatically…
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