Agreements – Part 1

An agreement can be defined as “a negotiated and usually legally enforceable understanding between two or more legally competent parties. Although a binding contract can (and often does) result from an agreement, an agreement typically documents the give-and-take of a negotiated settlement and a contract specifies the minimum acceptable standard of performance.” (Source: BusinessDirectory) Drafting … Read more

Legal Malpractice

Recently, insurance broker Ames & Gough released the findings of a study indicating that legal malpractice insurers experienced an increase in claims for 2012 – most especially in claims that exceeded $50 million.    Legal malpractice suits can stem from a variety of sources that run the gamut from blatant incompetency to a missed deadline … Read more

NFL Agrees To $765 Million Settlement To Players

Lawyers and NFL Owners have agreed to a tentative settlement for players who have suffered concussions. The $765 Million dollars will be used for medical exams, research and player compensation.   The NFL also agreed to pay the plaintiff’s legal fees. The money would be used for medical exams, concussion-related compensation and a program of … Read more