The Difference Between a Tort and a Personal Injury Lawsuit
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2d ago
If you were hurt because of someone else’s negligence, an unsafe property, or a defective product, you can seek compensation for your damages. As you recover from your painful injuries, you may wonder if you are looking at a tort or a personal injury lawsuit. Understanding the difference between the two can help you figure out which actions you need to take next.   Comparing and Contrasting Torts and Personal Injury Lawsuits Torts and personal injury lawsuits share some similarities, but they are two different things. A tort is a wrongful act that violates someone else’s legal rights. A p ..read more
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3 Unsettling Consequences of Repeat DUI Charges
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by Legal Desire
2d ago
DUI cases are prevalent in the US and dealing with challenges and risks associated with drunk driving is a national priority. While most DUI charges have legal implications, repeat offenses have more stringent punishments. Most states have mandatory minimum sentences for subsequent DUI offenses, so it’s essential to understand the possible outcomes. Here are a few serious repercussions of repeat DUI charges. 1. Imprisonment A DUI conviction attracts various sentences, including compulsory alcohol rehabilitation, imprisonment, probation, and community service. The penalties may vary depending o ..read more
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The Legal Landscape of Online Gambling in America: A Professional Overview
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by Legal Desire
2d ago
Online gambling has become a hot topic in the United States, with a growing number of states legalizing various forms of online betting. However, the legal landscape of online gambling in America is complex, with federal and state laws governing the industry. This article provides an overview of the legal landscape of online gambling in America. At the federal level, the primary law governing online gambling is the Wire Act of 1961. This law prohibits the use of wire communications facilities to transmit bets or wagers across state lines. However, the Department of Justice issued a legal opini ..read more
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Baker McKenzie Advises on World’s First Cross-Border Repo and Natively-Issued Digital Bond Pilot
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by Legal Desire
5d ago
Baker McKenzie team, consisting of Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow (the Singapore member firm of Baker McKenzie), Baker McKenzie Switzerland and Baker McKenzie Japan acted as legal advisor to DBS Bank (“DBS”), UBS AG (“UBS”) and SBI Digital Asset Holdings Co., Ltd. (“SBI”) on the world’s first cross-border repo and natively-issued digital bond fully executed and settled on a public blockchain. This transaction was part of Project Guardian by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, a collaborative initiative with the financial industry that seeks to test the feasibility of applications in asset tok ..read more
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Sidley Advises MDD in Acquisition by Davies
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by Legal Desire
5d ago
Sidley is representing Matson, Driscoll & Damico (MDD) in its acquisition by Davies. MDD will form a new business line within Davies’ Global Solutions division, establishing a new global forensic accounting capability for the firm. MDD is one of the largest specialist forensic accounting firms in the world, serving the insurance and legal sectors. MDD specializes in assessing economic damages in relation to insurance claims, business disputes, catastrophes, business interruption, fraud and product recalls, expert litigation support, business valuations, and shareholder disputes. London-hea ..read more
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The Indispensable Role of Litigation Lawyers in Toronto for New Businesses
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by Legal Desire
5d ago
Launching a new company is an exciting venture, but it also comes with a myriad of challenges and legal complexities. One crucial aspect that entrepreneurs often overlook in the early stages is the need for a litigation lawyer. Hiring a litigation lawyer in Toronto, a vibrant business center, can be a strategic move to navigate potential legal pitfalls and safeguard the interests of a new company.   Navigating Regulatory Compliance As a major economic center, Toronto has a complex regulatory landscape. New businesses must adhere to numerous local, provincial, and federal regulations. A li ..read more
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Whiplash After a Car Accident: Signs, Symptoms, and Legal Guidance
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by Legal Desire
6d ago
Car accidents can leave a lasting impact on individuals, with one common injury being whiplash. This neck injury often occurs due to the sudden and forceful back-and-forth motion of the head, commonly associated with rear-end collisions. Recognizing the signs of whiplash and understanding what steps to take is crucial for timely and effective treatment. Additionally, consulting with one of the excellent car accident lawyers in Toronto can help ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.   Signs and Symptoms of Whiplash Neck Pain and Stiffness The most prevalent symptom of whiplash is ..read more
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Clifford Chance advises CVC on its 100% acquisition of Japan’s Sogo Medical Group
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by Legal Desire
1w ago
Clifford Chance has advised leading global private equity firm CVC Capital Partners on CVC Funds’ 100% acquisition of Japanese pharmacy operator Sogo Medical Group Co., Ltd from Polaris Capital Group and other shareholders. The transaction closed on 14 February 2024. The firm advised on the M&A and antitrust aspects of the transaction, with Tokyo partner Michihiro Nishi leading a team consisting of counsel Masafumi Shikakura, and senior associates Shunsuke Nagae and Yuki Hoshinaga. Michihiro said, “We are honoured to advise longstanding client CVC on this landmark transaction, one of the l ..read more
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Kirkland Advises KKR on Investment in Cotiviti
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by Legal Desire
1w ago
Kirkland & Ellis advised investment firm KKR on its investment in healthcare data and technology company Cotiviti. The transaction was announced February 14, 2024. KKR will hold an equal ownership in Cotiviti with affiliates of its existing private equity sponsor, Veritas Capital. KKR is making its investment in Cotiviti primarily through its North America Fund XIII. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2024, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Jennifer Perkins, Daniel Guerin, Col ..read more
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Latham Advises on Goldstory’s €850 Million Senior Secured Notes Refinancing
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1w ago
Latham & Watkins has advised the joint bookrunners and mandated lead arrangers on Goldstory’s refinancing of its existing indebtedness through the issue of €500 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75% sustainability-linked senior secured notes due 2030 and €350 million aggregate principal amount of floating rate sustainability-linked senior secured notes due 2030. Goldstory is the holding company for the jewelry retailer operating stores under the Histoire d’Or, Marc Orian, TrésOr, Stroili, OROVIVO, Franco Gioielli, and Agatha banners, and a leader in the accessible jewelry sector in E ..read more
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