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Answering Lawsuit FAQs with Joshua D. Brinen

Answering Lawsuit FAQs with Joshua D. Brinen

https://vimeo.com/733388666 How is a Lawsuit Started? A lawsuit generally starts with two people who can't agree on something and it gets heated or it doesn't. Letters are sent between the two, one demanding something and one rejecting something. Then, one party will...

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Not So Fast — Appeals Aren’t Magic Wands

Not So Fast — Appeals Aren’t Magic Wands

Appeals are the process by which a party requests that a higher court review the decision of a lower court because they believe it was made in error. The error appeals courts look for are errors of law or abuses of discretion.  But not so fast — before you rush...

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Advancement Versus Indemnification

Advancement Versus Indemnification

A lawsuit is all about positioning. Plaintiffs start with the power – they choose the who, the what, the when, and where of an action.  Plaintiff always wants to maintain control.  Defendant seeks to shift the center of gravity in a lawsuit – to stop the...

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You Can’t Keep Away From The Runaround of Being Sued

You Can’t Keep Away From The Runaround of Being Sued

“You won't get sued for anticompetitive behavior.” - Linus Torvalds In continuing Tuesday’s theme of asking essential legal questions, all business owners should approach their lawyer at the outset and inquire: What are the chances my business will get sued? The short...

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When a Pump-and-Dump Brews

“Stir it up, little darlin', stir it up.” - Bob Marley Musicians, just like celebrities and athletes, have been venturing in to the food and beverage industry. Sammy Hagar made millions with Cabo Wabo tequila, and even more when he sold his shares. Even his regular...

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