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Arizona Lemon Law

Arizona Lemon Law Below is a summary of Lemon Law rules and statutes in Arizona. Keep in mind that rules and laws change. It's always a good idea to confirm the rules your state's consumer protection agency or with further research.What…
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Alabama Small Claims Court

What follows is a brief but informative summary of rules, procedures, and filings requirements for small claims court in Alabama. Keep in mind that rules and laws change. It's always a good idea to confirm the rules with the court or with further…
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Small Claims Court: How to Win

Small claims courts are courts of limited monetary jurisdiction that are utilized for the resolution of smaller disputes. The monetary limit in small claims courts varies by state. On the low end, Massachusetts allows awards of up to $2,000,…
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Pork in the Bailout Bill - No Tax on Children's Arrows!

What's 700 Billion between friends?Despite the fact that our economic crisis threatens the very nation itself, Washington just couldn't get the job done with rolling out the fabled Pork Wagon. And so we come to one of the silliest, most…
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Roger Clemens Not Guilty on All Counts in Perjury Trial

Criminal defense attorneys deal with many types of criminal offenses, one that they see quite often is perjury. Perjury is, in the simplest sense, lying under oath and is considered a serious criminal offense. More specifically, perjury consists…
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Slippery Slopes: Who is Liable for Icy Rent House Steps?

What happens when you or a friend slips on the icy steps at your rental unit? Responsibility in most rental situations is addressed in the lease. For example, renters are generally responsible for damages that occur inside the rental property,…
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Statutes of Limitations in Medical Malpractice

As with most civil matters, medical malpractice lawsuits are subject to a statute of limitations, a statutory timeframe within which a plaintiff must file suit in order to have a valid cause of action.If a lawsuit against a doctor, hospital…
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Funding Medical Negligence Lawsuits

Medical negligence is an area of law involving treatment wrongfully performed by a medical professional that does not meet the necessary standard of care. When a medical professional does not meet his or her standard of care, he or she is said…
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Alabama Legal Interest Rate

The legal interest rate in Alabama is 6%.Judgments incur interest at the rate of 12%.
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5 Signs of Elder Abuse

Many elderly people suffer abuse at the hands of their caregivers. Just as young children are sometimes targets for abuse, elderly people can be because they may be physically weak or mentally incompetent. Both elderly people who are still physically…
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Michigan Small Claims Limit

All small claims courts have a jurisdictional limit--a maximum amount of money that can be awarded upon a successful suit.The Michigan Small Claims Court limit is $3,000.Want to learn how to Dominate in Small Claims Court? Check Out…