November 15, 2020Read More
What is Strict Liability and How is it Determined?
Have you suffered an injury that wasn't your fault? You may be familiar with criminal negligence, but sometimes a court holds a party responsible even without it. Strict liability is the area of law that determines responsibility regardless of intent. In 2018, the average jury award for product liability was $7,676,720. In second [...]
Stolen Phone? Why GPS Tracking Can Lead to Bigger Problems
Nearly all modern mobile devices now come equipped with a Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) chip. This location-tracking feature has many advantages, including locating a stolen device. This feature has created a new trend of vigilante, do-it-yourself style justice in which victims of phone theft are tracking down their stolen phones. [...]
December 15, 2015Read More
Four Things to Know About EMV Chips
Credit card companies in the United States have begun issuing cards with a new technology known as “Europay, MasterCard and Visa,” or EMV. The new cards will have a small computer chip that makes it difficult to counterfeit the card. Anyone who has received a new credit card in the [...]
October 5, 2015Read More
Am I Liable If I Get In an Accident in Someone Else’s Car?
When a friend, family member or coworker lends you their car, you likely take extra caution on the road. After all, calling them to say you were in an accident with their vehicle would be terrible! Unfortunately, accidents can happen no matter how careful you are, even when you are [...]
April 28, 2015Read More