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Famous Case: GM Ignition Switch

Famous Case: GM Ignition Switch

GM is currently battling several different lawsuits. Regardless, they claim that their ignition switches were not faulty to cause any crashes. In essence, the lawsuits began in 2014 when GM started to recall millions of vehicles due to ignition switch issues. The...

Tips on Surviving Law School

Tips on Surviving Law School

Law school is difficult. Students must immerse themselves in law classes, textbooks, and legal internships. The process is demanding to say the least, as students handle the competitive and stressful environment. It’s a long journey, but for most students, the effort...

Famous Cases: The Tobacco Cases

Famous Cases: The Tobacco Cases

A few of the most famous lawsuits in the past thirty or so years have involved Big Tobacco. It's hard to imagine this today, however up until the 1970s most Americans smoked. It wasn't just socially acceptable, it was almost expected. People smoked in restaurants, on...

Tips for Getting into Law School

Tips for Getting into Law School

Are you considering getting into law school? Do you dream of being a part of one of the most challenging yet rewarding professions that will make you stand out wherever you go? A career in law would undoubtedly put you wherever you dream of being in life - from the...

The Role of a Paralegal

The Role of a Paralegal

If you ask most people, they will say that a paralegal's job is to assist attorneys. This is true to a degree, but they are actually in charge of many duties that the attorney would handle himself or herself if he or she did not have a paralegal. This being said,...

Understanding the CPSC

Understanding the CPSC

Most individuals and entities alike are concerned with the products readily available for public consumption. Fortunately, certain government agencies also share such trepidations and have established various government agencies to serve as watchdog groups. One such...

What is Tort Law?

What is Tort Law?

Simply put, tort law is a specialized area of law that covers the kinds of violations wherein someone has suffered as a result of another person’s behavior. This could be suffering in the sense of an injury, an unfair loss, harm, or any other kind of suffering. On the...

Famous Cases: The Ford Pinto

Famous Cases: The Ford Pinto

Every year, a number of vehicles are recalled by the manufacturer secondary to malfunctions or safety issues. The automotive problems may lead to serious injuries or deaths, which lands manufacturers in court for damages. One of the most famous cases involved the Ford...