The Basics of Tort Law

The Basics of Tort Law

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Tort law is civil law regarding when one person violates another. This violation against another can be physical, pain and suffering, or property damage. These laws decide if an individual is legally the cause of your accusations. It also ensures that the plaintiff receives monetary compensation for punitive damages from an individual who’s made life difficult. Like most common law, …

Recreational Boat Accidents and the Law

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In 2017, there was a fatality rate of 5.5 deaths for every 100,000 registered recreational boats (also known as pleasure boats) and sea vessels. Boating accidents can leave you with a serious injury or even prove fatal. More concerning is that fact that it would seem that the death rate from fatal boating accidents that includes recreational boaters is on …

Jones-Act

Jones Act

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No matter where you are in the world, you’re going to find laws that are controversial and, perhaps, downright unjustifiable. This is simply an unavoidable part of existing in the world today and, although societal progress has led to the elimination of numerous outdated and contentious regulations, there are many that still remain. Of course, this certainly doesn’t imply that …

False Claims Act Penalties

False Claims Act Penalties

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When discussing the United States judicial system and the various laws, civil penalties, liability, justice, codes, and regulations set forth by the federal government, you tend to get opposing viewpoints on a number of issues that these topics invoke. While some people wholeheartedly agree with certain rules and penalties for making a fraudulent claim, others may argue that these federal …