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Animal bite laws

Article written by Barry K Rothman. States will also consider other parties like animal keepers such as a kennel, pound or animal sitter; property owners, if they have allowed the animal into their property and landlords if they were aware that the tenant owned an unsafe animal. Parents will be charged if their minors are injured due to a pet they own. States usually have strict laws on animal owners…

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What is burglary law?

Article submitted by Barry K. Rothman.  Burglary Law looks that the prosecution and defense crimes of a defendant who is accused of entering a structure to commit an illegal act or commit theft. Most offenses in this category are a felony and if convicted can include up to a year or more in prison. States will impose stronger penalties if the structure was a home and if it was occupied…

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What is assault Law?

Blog written by Barry K. Rothman Assault law looks into wrongful acts of physical contact that causes fear to another person. Offenders are prosecuted by the government, sued for civil damages by the victim, or both. Assault law tries to deter people from exhibiting threatening or aggressive behavior towards others. Criminal codes make actions of assault punishable with fines or up to one year in jail. Cases that involve deaths…

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Contract claims in construction

Construction claims are common between parties in a construction contract. Most disputes arise when problems such as delays, changes, unforeseen circumstances, insufficient information, and conflicts affect parties and the contract. Construction claims management has, therefore, become a vital solution to reducing and managing claims as and when they happen. Here some of the most common claims in construction. Contractors – Contractors can exaggerate claims that can lead to criminal fraud…

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Determining What’s Legal and What’s Not When Utilizing Employment Testing

Summary: Employments tests are common in today’s workforce. It’s crucial that you understand the legalities as well as the rights your candidates possess. Where do you draw the line when it comes to employment screening or testing? First off, it should be noted that employment testing is a legal procedure as long as it’s administered according to the test developer’s intended use. For instance, if you were hiring an accountant…

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Single-vehicle accidents

Car accidents can be scary and costly. Accidents that involve one car will have other factors like road conditions, hidden obstacles, and weather conditions that result in the accident. Single-vehicle collisions will only involve the driver, and the riders in the car and on occasion involve by- standers. Such accidents will not involve colliding into private property. Since there is only one vehicle involved, the law states that this person…

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How to deal with defamation?

Defamation occurs when one or more people tell something that is untrue about a person, and this causes harm to that person’s reputation. There are two main types of defamation, and they include libel which refers to written defamation and slander which refers to verbal defamation. Here are the three key factors that decide if a defamation case should be taken to court. The defamatory statement must be a lie…

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Three steps to filing a malpractice lawsuit

Blog submitted by Dane Levy Attorney of www.Dentalmal.com, a provider of legal services for those injured by dental malpractice in California Everyone deserves quality and care from their medical professionals. Which is why when there is some form malpractice, you should take it up with the authorities. Follow the right steps, and you can ensure that the dentist owns his mistake and that you are appropriately compensated for your injuries….

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Crime of shoplifting

Shoplifting occurs when customers take items from the store without paying for it. Stores have now included many processes to deter shoplifters and to catch them before they leave the store. Here is a general guide to shoplifting laws. Deterrents – Stores have now added surveillance cameras in their stores to monitor shoplifters. Most stores have also included signage that lets shoppers know that they are being monitored. Apart from…

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What defenses can be used in a criminal case?

According to American law, a defendant can only be convicted if he/she is guilty beyond reasonable doubt. However, the defendant should provide evidence that supports his/her defense. Here are some defenses that can be used in a criminal case. It cannot be proved – Since the prosecution has to prove that the defendant is guilty beyond reasonable doubt, the defendants do not have to defend themselves if they choose not…

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