Investors Should Always Review Venture Capital Agreements Thoroughly
16 July 2020
Venture capital financing for small businesses and startups can be a lucrative, long-term investment opportunity. However, just as with any investment, there are risks involved, especially when it comes to the contract agreement. If the contract agreement is one-sided and it favors the company more than it favors you as the investor — it can spell trouble. It is important to review any venture capital agreement thoroughly before moving forward with the deal.
How Big A Deal Is Misrepresentation In Real Estate Law?
15 June 2020
One of the reasons for hiring a real estate attorney is to take a close look at potential misrepresentations. These can occur while buying or selling a property, and they can come up during appraisals and valuations, too. Both sides in a transaction should be aware of the ramifications of misrepresentations, and here are four reasons why this topic is a big deal.
Contracts and Transfers Can Be Nullified or Modified
Why There Might Be Limits To Your Medical Malpractice Claim
30 April 2020
There is no limit to how much a hospital may be able to bill you in response to a medical treatment that you receive. However, in the majority of states, there is a limit to how much you may sue a doctor for medical malpractice. This limit can vary from state to state, and it's important to know this limit when you seek compensation.
Economic Vs. Non-Economic Damages
When a state has a medical malpractice cap, the courts will not award damages higher than the cap.
What Is So Different About Gross Negligence?
26 March 2020
When initially talking about a case with a personal injury lawyer, it's common for a prospective client to hear the term "negligence" thrown around. If the case involves extremely bad conduct on the part of the defendant, this may even lead to a discussion of gross negligence. What is gross negligence, and why does it matter?
Gross vs. Ordinary Negligence
The simplest way to define gross negligence involves comparing it to its more common legal cousin, ordinary negligence.