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The Case of a Missing Comma

April 21, 2017
Filed in: Appeals, Litigation


The Case of a Missing Comma

When drafting legal documents, it is critically important to use correct punctuation, accurate grammar, and proper phrasing. A good example of this rule is a Maine case about overtime pay that hinged on a missing comma.

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Association Restrictive Covenants and This Little Piggy

December 19, 2016
Filed in: Appeals, Business Law, Litigation


Association Restrictive Covenants and This Little Piggy

The question the Court was asked to answer was whether a pig was livestock or a pet? The Association sued Gebauer claiming a 135 pound Vietnamese potbellied pig violated the neighborhood’s restrictions on livestock and constituted a nuisance or inconvenience to neighbors.

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A Quick Look at Iowa’s Fast Track Litigation Process

May 28, 2016
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Filed in: Litigation, Personal Injury


A Quick Look at Iowa’s Fast Track Litigation Process

When someone gets hurt as the result of someone else’s negligence, it’s generally a requirement to litigate his or her claim to the extent that it exceeds the Iowa District Court small-claims limit of $5,000.00.

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