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Why Can’t You Help Me, Aren’t You A Lawyer?

“Yes, I’m a lawyer. And yes, you feel slighted, neglected and even frustrated. But no, you don’t really have a case and I can’t represent you in a lawsuit.” It sounds harsh and maybe a bit uncaring. Yet, I’ve been finding I’m saying that phrase more and more these days to callers who feel they […]

Failure to Prevent Suicide or Self Harming

Suicide or attempted suicide while a patient is being detained in a mental health facility is a known risk which must be protected against by the institution that has undertaken to counsel patients with mental health issues. So too, prison suicide is a regular occurrence, as people with untreated illnesses often find themselves in trouble […]

Can I Sue Facebook?

A few days ago it was revealed that up to 50 million Facebook user’s personal information was extracted and used by a third party without user’s consent. What that really means is the user’s accounts were breached and the data received was or currently is being used by a company outside of Facebook’s control. Well, […]

Sued As A Result Of An Online Review

Online websites such as Yelp, Angie’s List, Better Business Bureau, Epinions, Foursquare, Google+ and even Facebook encourage visitors to leave reviews. Some are fairly nice reviews…some not so much. These reviews can lift a company’s reputation or tarnish them. But there are inherent problems with these review sites and sometimes leaving a review can get […]