Whether you're a California mom and pop shop or a corporate business with locations in multiple states, you know that no company is problem free. Challenges that face businesses of all sizes and types include the management of cash flow, creating strong customer service practices, dealing with customer service problems and ensuring resources are in the right place at the right time.
So-called big oil took a hit in another state last month as a jury concluded that the company's activities caused a family's illness. Reportedly, they were forced to leave their property because of alleged adverse health conditions. The personal injury suit began in 2011, and concluded with a jury verdict supporting the plaintiffs. As is often the case when an individual prevails, the business reports that it will appeal the verdict.
Consumers occasionally find themselves frustrated because a big business makes a decision or handles a situation in a way that is harmful or costs them money. Whether you live in Los Angeles or any other part of the country, banding together with others in the same position in a class action lawsuit to change a policy or recover money lost.
Despite the fact that the Internet has done big things for millions of people and businesses throughout the world, it has also brought forward a variety of additional concerns. For this reason, it is not uncommon for a lawsuit to be filed as a result of something that originated online.
If you are injured in a mass-injury accident, such as a plane crash, and your injuries are very similar to another passenger's injuries, shouldn't you recover the same amount of compensation as that passenger? That would be logical, perhaps, but it is not how our legal system works, especially if the accident involves international travel.