Sep 22 by Matthew Hirsch

Can I rent my car to someone else?

Car sharing is turning into big business in the US. Over the past 10 years, membership in car sharing programs has grown from less than 200,000 to over 1.4 million, according to recent research from a member of UC Berkeley’s Institute of Transportation Studies. The market has attracted investments from a huge variety of companies,…

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Sep 05 by GJEL Staff

Are Insurance Company Deadlines Important?

To be sure, the insurance company’s goal is to pay as little as possible for claims. As such, it may try to tell you that you have missed a deadline for filing your claim or to convince you to take a settlement with a specific deadline.

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Jul 21 by GJEL

7 Massive Class Action Lawsuits of the Past Two Decades

It has been a big year for class action lawsuits. Most recently, thousands of Toyota drivers have sued the Japanese auto giant for injuries and loss of investment resulting from unintended acceleration, and victims of the BP Gulf oil spill disaster are lining up to take on the British oil conglomerate in court. Both of those budding class action battles pale in comparison to the legal storm about to engulf WalMart, which is being sued for gender discrimination by more than a million women in potentially the largest class action suit ever. To put this in perspective, we decided to round up a list of other massive class action titans over the past two decades.

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