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We’ve bailed out the banks, we’ve bailed out insurance companies, we’re bailing out the auto industry … you’d think by now that even the most die-hard Libertarians among us would throw up their hands and admit that some regulation of industry is good.
Well, not Richard Epstein, a Law Professor at the University of Chicago, who, [...]

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Long Island Business News recently published an article concerning new laws that are going into effect this year that will affect business and consumers. Here they are in capsule summary form, but you can also check out the article for more detail:

Repeal of the no-prejudice rule that allowed insurers to deny coverage if the insured failed [...]

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An all-too-common situation that confronts plaintiff’s attorneys is when corporate defense attorneys declare that they also represent employees who are fact witnesses to the subject matter of the lawsuit.
Effectively, this prevents the attorney from conducting potentially valuable informal interviews of the witnesses. And employees are often afraid to reject this “offer” from their employer and counsel.
A Brooklyn judge rejected an attempt [...]

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