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Year: 2019

Articles created in the year 2019

The Basics Of Patent Applications

Posted on December 23, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
A patent is an official document given by a national government to an inventor (or business or corporation) who wishes to have sole rights over a product for a limited quantity of time.When the patent is granted, no one else has the right to create, market, market, or profit from the creation.In america, the U.S.Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) allows inventors and patent owners (such as companies and corporations) to secure their goods and identification from other people...

Defense Lawyers, Do You Need One?

Posted on November 2, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
Sometimes people end up in trouble and needing a defense attorney.If that is you, the first thing you will need to do is find a qualified defense lawyer to pull you from it.However, where will you look? If you rely on the court appointed defense attorneys as your defense attorneys? Maybe you are wrongly being accused, who's going to fight for your rights? Defense attorneys are very in demand.Regardless of if a crime or wrongdoing was actually made or not, it's still important to have a defense attorney gift to help you resolve your situation...

Class-Action Lawsuits - Can They Help You?

Posted on October 29, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
A class-action litigation is one in which a single law firm or attorney represents a group of people who have been wronged in some common way.The wrong may have come in the shape of physical harm from a commercial product or perhaps in the form of financial harm done by a company misleading the public in some manner.From the early 1990's, class-action suits were filed on behalf of girls allegedly harmed by silicone breast implants, and attorneys are filing class-action lawsuits on behalf of individuals allegedly harmed through the use of Vioxx and Bextra...

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Posted on September 22, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
The goal of this Act, approved in September 1977, was to eliminate abusive debt collection practices by debt collectors and to promote consistent state action to protect consumers against debt collection abuses and invasions of individual privacy.The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act laid down specific guidelines pertaining to these processes:Acquisition Of InformationAny debt collector trying to obtain location information of a customer would identify himself and his purpose properly and when the need arises also disclose his employer...

Database Hacks - Are Banks Required To Notify You?

Posted on August 22, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
Ever wonder if banks are required to tell customers when their systems are hacked? You might be shocked to learn they're not.The sole exception to this standard has been database hacks that effect California residents.Companies doing business in California must provide such notice under the California Security Breach Information Act.The situation is changing quickly on the national level.Regulations have been issued by federal fund agencies that currently force banks to tell customers when their personal data has been subjected to unauthorized third parties...

The Tension Between Doubt and Certainty

Posted on July 16, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
Every mediated negotiation oscillates between certainty and uncertainty.Parties seek certainty although very often they're besieged by doubts.People entering discussions encounter jealousy, which is just another word for fear, though fear expressed in a very low level of intensity.The reason they've come to a mediator is because they didn't feel able to reach a negotiated result by themselves.Hence, a mediated discussion is already, almost by definition, a discussion that has either gone wrong or hasn't started or that has a doubtful prognosis...

Online Guide to Public Records

Posted on June 23, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
Are you interested in if your business colleague led to the presidential campaign? Wondering who owns the abandoned lot on the opposite side of town? Or on a more character note, are you attempting to trace your family tree and can not recall Great-Aunt Susie's third husband?You may find your answers through an online public records search.Due diligence applies, as the information at some sites can be obsolete or inaccurate...

Marriage and U.S. Citizenship

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
A very common practice in the USA is for an American citizen (or legal permanent resident) to have a partner who's a foreign national.At these times, the taxpayer most often desires their partner shares in the very same opportunities and privileges that they have as an American citizen.The procedure for securing a green card to your partner is a lengthy and complicated process, and can take anywhere from a few months to many years...

Business Name - How To Pick One From A Legal Perspective

Posted on April 14, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
A company name can be a big factor in the ultimate success or failure of the thing.Unfortunately, lots of folks don't provide a whole lot of thought to it before moving forward.There are several elements to think about including something memorable, a name associated with your field of work and, possibly, the availability of the domain name.Married?Picking a company name is like getting married.You're going to have to stay with it until the bitter end...

How to Find the Right Lawyer for Your Small Business

Posted on March 24, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
As a small business owner, it is quite possible that you encounter conflicts which may lead to lawsuits and you may have to get a lawyer that will assist you solve the issues.Finding the"right lawyer" could be quite hard or even intimidating, particularly for men and women who's never working with a lawyer before.However, by choosing the correct approach you may find the ideal attorney who can best assist you...

Auto Accident Lawyers

Posted on February 20, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
Automobiles can cause grave accidents leading to serious injuries.A large percentage of auto accidents are caused by negligence and recklessness of drivers.Some are due to intoxication or drug influenced drivers.Some are caused by poorly designed roads and improper traffic signals.It may also be caused by a defective vehicle or tire.In times of auto accidents, it's important to understand how to react to be able to safeguard your rights and to be certain you don't commit errors that could end up costing you a sum...

Please, Take My Medical Privacy?

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Manuel Yoon
We all can give an anecdote about how we live daily with less privacy.However, in a more compact way, examine for a moment how this erosion is performed in our lives every day as increasingly--and frequently, subtly--we unwittingly give away access to highly personal, medical info.In regular personal injury law, claimants (a claimant is a person who"puts their physical or medical condition at issue" in a lawsuit for injuries caused by a car collision or other incidental or deliberate act) innocently surrender psychiatric and medical information...