No. 1,292 Is there civil liability for death caused by a shot fired across the Rio Grande? Some think that the US Supreme Court will probably take the case.
No. 1,262 Summary: When your client cannot travel, you may have to consider calling the other party as a witness to prove your case. If your client lives half-way across the country and cannot come to trial, you may be forced to consider obtaining the testimony you need from the other party. In such a […]
No. 1,234 Summary: Don’t expect privacy anywhere. The ABA Journal Blog reports that the Feds were bugging the area around the front steps of a courthouse. It seems that lawyers would tell their clients to wait until after leaving the courthouse to talk about their case. So, they would stand and talk just outside the […]
One who intentionally and improperly interferes with the performance of a contract (except a contract to marry) between another and a third person by inducing or otherwise causing the third person not to perform the contract, is subject to liability to the other for the pecuniary loss resulting to the other from the third person’s failure to perform the contract.
The other day I answered a question on AVVO Answers. This individual had had a big fight with his sister and she had “disowned” him. He wanted to know if he could keep the property she had stored in his attic. After all, he said, possession is 9/10 of the law.
Supreme Court Amends Rules to Permit Minors to Sue and Be Sued in Magistrate’s Court Without Appointment of a Guardian
No. 1,140 IN RE; ORDER AMENDING RULES 801-816 AND 820 AND RESCINDING RULE 817 OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE GOVERNING ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT JUDGES. Magisterial Rules Docket No. 382, March 13, 2015 It is now possible for a minor (defined as a person under age 18) to sue and be […]
In 1974, it cost $15.00 to file a law suit.As of August 8, it costs $118.00. Do other things cosy eight times as much as they did 40 years ago? Gas at the pump cost 55 cents per gallon. Today it costs about $3.78.Thats around 7 times. Well, I guess filing lawsuits is a bargain compared driving.
No. 1,085 Janet S. Milliken v. Kathleen Jacono et. al. , Pennsylvania Supreme Court, No. 48 MAP 2013( July 21, 2014) The Supreme Court stated the issue and holding thusly: “We are asked to consider whether the occurrence of a murder/suicide inside a house constitutes a material defect of the property, such that appellees’ failure […]
I use the instant message feature on my computer to display one or more messages on my desktop computer screen. Then I take and save a screen shot and save it to the desktop or a file. I can then print it out. The text is dated. You can also copy it to an email and send it to yourself or anyone else.
New lawyers are pushed out of the nest, like so many baby robins, and forced to find a market for themselves in the cruel, cruel world. And, for the most part, eventually they do. As time passes, they also find needs that are underserved and they fill them. And if the client is not satisfied, there are plenty of other lawyers to try. Actually, 63,633 and counting. The class of 2014 just graduated.keep looking »