Category Archives: Litigation

2 Steps to Use Pre-Litigation Mediation to Close Your Case

You may use pre-litigation mediation in your case when you reach out to the other side in a case, and you will avoid going to court when you have mediated beforehand. This article explains how you may use pre-litigation mediation to close your case before you get to court. You may not resolve the case completely, but you may have a basis for coming to a conclusion when you go to court. Continue reading

The Top 3 Business Litigation Dispute Examples

Business litigation deals with legal issues arising from a commercial relationship. In the majority of cases, it will involve disputes between two businesses or between partners involved in the same business. This legal practice area doesn’t include disputes between a company and their clients. Any business owner facing a potential dispute with another company or partner should consult with an experienced attorney specializing in this area of law. Continue reading

How Banks Can Minimize Litigation Exposure

Because of the nature of the banking industry, there is always the potential for banks to face litigation. Lawsuits can bring a host of repercussions that harm a bank’s viability and growth. Therefore, banks need to implement an array of strategies to minimize and mitigate the risks of a lawsuit. Likewise, financial institutions should develop systems to eliminate potential liability before it becomes an issue. Continue reading

What is a Typical Personal Injury Case?

Most personal injury cases involve automobile accidents, and they provide a good example of how the tort system works. Drivers have a responsibility to exercise reasonable care any time they drive a vehicle. If you are injured as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may be able to seek compensation for your losses based on your state’s personal injury laws. Continue reading

Resolve a Conflict with Mediation

Conflicts can be devastating when not solved in a professional way, either by involving a mediator, litigator or both. Disagreements may arise between business partners, individuals, family and many others. Mediation is the best tool to put out a fire during disagreements to come to a resolution before using litigation. Continue reading

The Related, Yet Distinct, Duties to Indemnify and Defend

An indemnification duty arises when an adverse judgment is imposed that involves monetary payment. Such indemnity is paid by the indemnitor, whose liability doesn’t begin until the conclusion of litigation. This is the case even if a claim for indemnity is brought as part of the underlying litigation simultaneously, in hopes of getting all parties potentially responsible before the court at one time. In such situations the parties and courts avoid having two separate trials for subjects that are the same. Continue reading

How a Writ of Attachment Works

Our Coachella Valley litigation attorneys assist with writ of attachments. Information concerning writ of attachment is located in Title 6.5, Chapters 1- 13, including Sections 481.010- 493.060 of the Code of Civil Procedure. No summons without right of attachment and bond according to law is received by the court. Continue reading

What Business Litigation Is and Is Not

Owning a company is a daunting and challenging responsibility, full of both benefits and negatives. One of the most unpleasant aspects of owning a business is dealing with legal issues. While this is something that most business owners would rather try to ignore, understanding and preparing for legal problems is essential to a business’ reputation and well being. Business litigation is the legal term that is used for resolving disputes that are faced by business owners faced by problems and challenges by the law.

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Social Media and Commercial Litigation

The use of social media has become a sounding board for various interests, information, and the expression of feelings. The latter can lead to another’s invasion of privacy, or harassment, when taking a hurtful situation too far. In a recent HG article, the topic of defamation of character, by using slanderous remarks, were discussed to be a gray area that relies on individual states to make a judgment. Continue reading