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Fraud victim blame

Suing for Fraud? Here’s How the Defendant Could Blame You

While a comparative fault defense isn’t always an option in fraud cases, the defendant could still argue that the victim is to blame.

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Understanding America’s Federal Legal Language

You don’t have to be a lawyer to understand the U.S. Legal System. Get to know types of federal laws and how to break down federal legal language.

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7 Key Elements of Employee Handbook Design

The employee handbook. Most businesses have them, but is yours effective? Read this guide to the 7 must-have elements of an employee handbook.

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What is Puffery, and is Trump’s Puffery a Valid Legal Defense?

What is puffery, and when is it actually sales fraud? The Trump SoHo case provides insight into what constitutes “mere puffery” in court.

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I’m Not Very Wealthy, Should I Still Make a Will?

Don’t ask who needs a will. Ask how to make a will. Estate planning is important, regardless of the number of assets you own.

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Avoid Hiring a Lawyer in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis, Unless…

If you’re seeking disaster relief during the coronavirus crisis, a corporate lawyer is unnecessary. Here are 4 examples of when to hire a lawyer.

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How Important is Timing With Your Fraud Statute of Limitations? Turns Out, Very

Simply saying you had no idea may not work when it comes to a fraud claim. Learn how a fraud statute of limitations can determine your case.

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The Purchase Agreement Essentials: Representations and Warranties

Protect Yourself During the Buying and Selling Process The representations and warranties section of the Purchase Agreement is one of the most negotiated sections of any agreement between a buyer and a seller. It covers statements of fact and promises about what is sold. The seller will make several representations and warranties about the target […]

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What ‘Animal House’ Can Teach Us About Reasonable Reliance in Fraud Cases

The boys of Delta Tau Chi unknowingly teach us about an important legal defence in fraud cases. What is reasonable reliance, and when is it effective?

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Protection from Investment Fraud: Who’s Got Your Back?

If an investment opportunity sounds too good to be true, it may be a sign of investment fraud. Learn the signs with these 5 investment watchdog resources.

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