Date archive: February 2014

Beware of Fraudulent Letter

Please be on the lookout. There is a fraudulent DOT letter in circulation bearing the signature of Louis James and requesting financial information about your company. If you receive this letter, you should not respond. Click through to see the letter.

The Dollar Value of Life

Damages for the loss of enjoyment of life, including general life activities, familial interaction, hobbies, and similar benefits, are referred to as “hedonic damages.” The term may be new, but the legal concept is not.  Courts have recognized these damages as (i) separately recoverable, (ii) too speculative and not recoverable, or (iii) a component of…