Taking Action To Protect Your Small Business From Libel Or Slander

Posted on: 31 March 2015
Running a successful small business is challenging enough without having to worry about your reputation among customers and the media. However, with the proliferation of online social networks and customer review websites, you could be vulnerable to libel if someone writes a negative report about your company that contains false information. If you are worried about dishonest individuals making claims about your business, the following tips can help you protect your company and mount a defense when defamatory comments threaten your bottom line.
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Stuck In The Middle With You: Establishing Liability In Multi-Car Accidents

Posted on: 12 March 2015
Determining who's liable in an accident involving only two cars tends to be fairly straightforward. However, things become considerably more complex when you're involved in a 5-car pileup. Here are the different issues you will encounter when establishing liability in a multi-car accident and getting compensated for your losses. Type of Accident The type of accident and where you're positioned in it can mean the difference between collecting money for medical expenses and being on the receiving end of insurance claims and lawsuits.
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3 Advantages Of Using A Real Estate Attorney To Close On Your House

Posted on: 2 March 2015
Are you buying a house? If you are approaching the closing, you may want to give some serious consideration to hiring a real estate attorney. Some states require it and some do not. Even if your state does not require the use of real estate attorneys to close on a house, you still have the option of hiring one to represent you before, during, and even after the closing. If you think you can do it yourself and avoid an added closing expense, you should know that there are three very important advantages to using a real estate attorney.
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Can You Be Liable For An Auto Accident Caused By Your Child?

Posted on: 11 February 2015
When your teenager first gets his or her driver's license and begins making trips alone, you may be worried about an accident. Your primary concern is your teen's safety -- financial and legal considerations are far from the priority when it comes to your teen's well-being. However, even if your teen is unharmed in an accident, you may find yourself legally responsible for any medical bills or other obligations incurred. Read on to learn more about this area of law and how you can legally protect yourself (and your teen) in case of a car crash.
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