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Civil Litigation Archives

How does a deposition work in civil litigation?

Civil litigation is one of the most common forms of litigation in the country. One part of the process includes the deposition. The deposition should never be overlooked. It is very important as it can help discover quite a bit of evidence for either side. So, how does a deposition work in civil litigation?

Ways in which an attorney can help your business

If you have decided to start your own business, you've obviously done plenty of research and spoken with a host of different professionals. Opening a business, no matter the industry, can be challenging and stressful. There's so much to get done before you can begin operations and it just doesn't end there. A smart move to make is to partner with an attorney in Cleveland when opening a business.

What should I expect in civil litigation?

If you are facing civil litigation for any reason, you likely are scared, stressed and concerned about what comes next. Not all civil litigation cases will make it in front of a judge, as many will be settled out of court or dropped. So, what should you expect in civil litigation?

How do surveys help prevent malpractice claims?

Malpractice is a common issue within multiple industries these days and many companies work as hard as possible to avoid this issue. Malpractice can occur in just about any industry, especially those that include the requirement of holding a professional license. Surveys are a great tool to use in preventing malpractice claims in Ohio.

How to avoid professional malpractice in Ohio

Professional malpractice is a serious issue that many people face during their careers. It can be avoided, but other professionals find it difficult to avoid even if they work their hardest to protect themselves. Here are some tips for avoiding professional malpractice in Ohio.

Dole battles civil litigation after listeria outbreak

A Dole plant in Springfield, Ohio, that was allegedly the source of a dangerous listeria outbreak is now facing legal action from victims who suffered illnesses because of the contamination. The company is embroiled in civil litigation from the 19 victims who were hospitalized, one of whom died after contracting the illness. Official reports show that two claimants have settled with Dole for an undisclosed amount, and other victims may follow suit.

Physician subject to civil litigation in birth injury case

An area physician has been found liable in a massive birth injury case that resulted in a $14.5 million award for the plaintiffs. The physician, who was subject to civil litigation because the delivery left the child disabled, currently practices in Pennsylvania. The family that had sought compensation in the case relocated to Ohio after the birth injury incident.

Protecting yourself from business civil litigation

Risk management - it sounds like a scary term, but the idea of learning to manage your risk allows you to identify potential issues for your business. One of those risks, of course, is civil litigation. Whether you are a sole proprietor or the owner of a large corporation, you face risk in your business. Here are a few ways to help you avoid litigation in your professional dealings.

Engineers are not exempt from professional malpractice claims

Are you prepared for litigation against your professional activities? Although most people associate malpractice litigation with the medical field, the truth is that engineers, accountants, construction professionals and even marketers could suffer penalties thanks to civil litigation. Engineers, because of their role in designing and constructing public structures, are at a particularly high risk of professional litigation. Here's what you need to know about defending yourself against engineering professional malpractice.

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