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New Year, New Lawyer: Firm Resolution #2, Secure Data

Jan 8, 2016 By: Jared Correia

The main thrust of a data security program should be to prevent the unauthorized breach before it occurs

It’s common knowledge that melting snow drops from roofs

Jan 8, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Excluding architect’s testimony that melting snow would drop from roof, since matter of common knowledge, held not error.

Footprints in snow on roof led to burglar at bus stop

Jan 7, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Initial detention and questioning of defendant was supported by reasonable suspicion based on observation that footprints in snow on roof of burglarized theater were of the same type as those which led directly to defendant at bus stop.

New Year, New Lawyer: Firm Resolution #1, Get Paid

Jan 6, 2016 By: Jared Correia

For most clients, time is of the essence when their cases are pending; this doesn’t seem to continue after representation has completed and payment is due.

Spring 2016 Will Bring New (Tougher) Rules to Combat Health Care Fraud

Jan 6, 2016 By: George F. Indest, III

Health care fraud is in for a bit of a face-lift come spring 2016.

Measuring the effectiveness of the contracting process

Jan 6, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

The primary measure of performance in the contracting process is whether or not the final contract clearly and completely memorializes the intent of the parties with respect to the particular transaction.

A landowner must try to prevent snow from falling off his roof onto his neighbor

Jan 6, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

A landowner must try to prevent snow from falling off his roof onto his neighbor.

Verdict for Reverse Mortgage Company in Transaction with Homeowner with Dementia/Hearing Loss

Jan 5, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Dauda v. One Reverse Mortg.(N.D.Ill.) Verdict for Reverse Mortgage Company in Transaction with Homeowner with Dementia/Hearing Loss

Accidentally jumping into a skylight after shoveling snow off roof is incidental risk

Jan 5, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Accidentally jumping into a skylight after shoveling snow off roof is an incidental risk to the job.

Bank of America Uses Copyright Law Against Journalist

Jan 4, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Bank of America asserted copyright claims to stop a business journalist from referencing material written by a member of its staff.

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