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Breast Implant Lawsuits

Lea en español Breast implant procedures are considered cosmetic surgery. Breast implants are designed for cosmetic augmentation or reconstruction. Many women choose to undergo a breast implant procedure to enhance their physical appearance. However, some women receive the procedure as a result of accidental scarring or a mastectomy after breast cancer. The risks of breast […]

Derivative suits against corporations

A derivative suit is one in which shareholders of a corporation sue the directors or officers for a failure of proper management. The suing shareholders are considered to be acting on behalf of the corporation because management has committed fraud or failed to protect the company’s interests. Some states require the shareholder to have been […]

Lawsuits and Disputes

Lea en español When the actions of another person have cost you money, or otherwise limited or infringed on your rights, like most people, you’ll probably try to work it out and come to a resolution that’s fair. But if the person who caused your losses won’t work with you, you may need to take […]

Derivative lawsuit

A derivative lawsuit is a lawsuit that a shareholder brings against an offending party on behalf of a corporation when the corporation fails to bring the lawsuit. The lawsuit can be dismissed by the court if either a majority of independent directors or a panel of independent persons appointed by the court determines that the […]

Statute of Limitations

A statute that establishes the time period during which a lawsuit must be brought; if the lawsuit is not brought within this period, the injured party loses the right to sue. Every state has a statute of limitations that applies to contract actions. Even though the time periods vary from state to state, the usual […]

Depositions for a lawsuit

A deposition is a tool used by one party in a pretrial case investigation (also known as “discovery”) to question the other party or witness in the case. All questions are answered under oath and recorded by a court reporter, who creates a deposition transcript. Legal Help Center

Suing for defamatory comments

In order to prove defamation, you have to prove that what was said or written about you was false. If the information is true, or if you consented to publication of the material, you will not have a case. However, you may bring an action for libel or slander if the comments are so false […]