Evaluating Claims and Damages
Being sued can be the “worst nightmare” situation for a business. This post discusses practical ways to respond to threats of a lawsuit.
Nonprofits often wonder whether their charitable status offers any protection if they get sued, or if funds that were donated for charitable purposes will just get wiped out by the lawsuit. Some protections such as the doctrine of charitable immunity apply, but these are limited.
Learn more about the intersection of the Colorado Civil Rules of Procedure and the Colorado Construction Defect Action Reform Act in this post on Curry v. Zag Built LLC.
Several recent developments call into question the acceptability of certain scientific theories and research on sexual abuse.
Can posting allegations of child sexual abuse on social media lead to a successful defamation lawsuit by the accused? A recent case from Texas answers yes.
What can a small business do if someone breaches a contract? Learn more about the basics of breach-of-contract remedies in this post.
What does it mean for someone to be under a “legal disability” for tolling Colorado’s statute of limitations? A recent case from the Colorado Court of Appeals explains.
Suing the state is complicated, as only some claims are allowed. Also, there are some steps that you must take to give notice first, as well as some dangers.
The recently decided case of Hawg Tools v. Newsco offers some valuable lessons on defending a case in the appellate courts.
Recovered memory therapy continues to be a controversial topic, with experts debating about whether it is valid. As a legal matter, this controversy has slowly spilled over into an increased risk of liability for the therapist who chooses to use the technique. More and more states are holding that parents of children who recover memories of sexual abuse can sue the child’s therapist because the therapist has helped to create false allegations against them. Michigan is the latest jurisdiction to affirm the right of a child’s parent to sue the child’s therapist.