Austrian Train Injury Case Has No Legs In US Court

By on Dec 18, 2015 in Hiring a Lawyer, Lawyer Prices and Billing, Technology and the Law |

It was made clear that the Supreme Court does not want Carol P. Sachs, from California to take legal action in a US court for injuries sustained in a train accident in Austria. Carol P. Sachs Accident Sachs was boarding a train located in Innsbruck but lost her legs in the process. She wants to take legal action in a Californian court because she purchased her train ticket online in the United States. The ticket was purchased online from a Massachusetts travel agent. Objections to the Lawsuit It was agreed by many that this lawsuit should not be held in the US because the incident occurred in a foreign country. According to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg the connection of the case with the United States was minimal. It only involved the purchase of a ticket in Massachusetts for over thirty railroads. It’s the only event in the case that occurred in the United States. Everything else...

Aunt’s Subrogation Suit Incites Flame Wars

By on Dec 18, 2015 in Lawyer Marketing Tips, Lawyer Prices and Billing, Technology and the Law |

What is a quite common routine in litigation suits for insurance claims mounts to a flame war for Connecticut resident Jennifer Connell over an innocent hug. Subrogation, the act of suing another insurance agency to pay claims when one’s own insurance company refuses to cover medical bills, has brought a family to tears and incited a social medial flame war against loving Aunt Jennifer. What amounts to a simple homeowner’s case has the media frenzied due to the 12-year-old involved in the suit, who was only eight years old at the time of the incident. Social media goers and media personalities have used Jennifer as part of a frenzy of attention, even calling poor Jennifer “Auntie Christ” stating she maliciously is suing her “nephew” and painting her as a cold and calloused personality looking for a payout. There is truth in this case, and it’s on the side of insurance companies, not...