May 31, 2017
TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group
Large technology companies have long complained about patent suits in the Eastern District of Texas. With its decision in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods, No. 16-341 (May 22, 2017), the Supreme Court has effectively shut down Eastern Texas as a major patent venue ……
May 22, 2017
Sadly, there are many reasons why couples decide to dissolve their marriage. Many cite adultery, cruelty, and growing apart from one another. The laws surrounding divorce vary by state. Some courts may grant a divorce on the grounds of incompatibility, irreconcilable differences, or an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage…..
May 8, 2017
When an inventor, author, business or creative professional produce an original work, they create something known in legal parlance as “intellectual property.” These properties can be copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade dress or service marks. The purpose of intellectual property….
April 25, 2017
Takata, the maker of the defective airbags found in millions of vehicles, has now pleaded guilty to accusations that it deceived automakers about the safety of the airbags it made. Currently, automakers are disputing allegations that they knowingly installed those defective airbags in their vehicles,…..
March 27, 2017
If you have watched many primetime legal dramas, midafternoon episodes of “Judge of the Hour” or have spent much time perusing major cable news networks, you have probably heard the term tort. While your first inclination may have been to think of that delicious pastry that graces the window display of your favorite bakery, a tort is actually a technical legal term……
March 1, 2017
When a child is injured in an automobile accident the child is allowed to claim damages for his or her injuries, as a skilled car accident lawyer Milwaukee WI relies on might explain. In most cases the issue is resolved by negotiations with the responsible party’s insurance carrier and a settlement is reached that covers the child’s injuries and associated expenses….
February 27, 2017
All businesses eventually reach a point where they need additional capital to fuel growth. Traditional means of doing this include raising equity or taking on more debt. Growing in popularity, one of the more underutilized options for businesses that own their own real estate is the sale-leaseback option…..
February 24, 2017
Every state in this country requires a motor vehicle driver to carry insurance, except for New Hampshire and Virginia. Whenever you need to go to the hospital, you utilize your health insurance to pay for your care. However, what happens when you are in a car accident and are injured? ….
February 21, 2017
If you or a spouse has received a settlement from a personal injury lawsuit, it is natural to wonder whether such an award qualifies as marital property in a divorce. Depending on the laws of the state where you live, marital property will be divided under either an equitable distribution model or a community property model. ….
February 10, 2017
After an accident, things can move quickly and chaotically, especially if someone has been injured. However, it is absolutely crucial to take pictures of the damage to your vehicle and the other vehicles involved in an accident as soon as possible. If you have been injured or are otherwise unable to do so, try to contact a friend or family member to help you get the photographic evidence you need.,…..