Rights and wrongs

Lawyers are sometimes asked to explain the difference between unlawful and illegal.  The answer to this question is simple. Unlawful means against the law. Illegal means a poorly bird of prey. Sadly, not all questions…

Tips for the Unwary Residential Landlord

The Deregulation Act 2015 (DA 2015) introduced new rules in relation to the way in which assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs) of residential properties in England can be terminated and which restrict the landlord’s ability to…

Do Not Make These 7 Mistakes When Choosing…

Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence are the most recent hurricanes which have left policyholders facing one of the most important decisions they can make—who will fix my roof? How do you go about choosing a…

Narrowly Interpreted Exclusion Leads to Coverage

Insurance policies are to be interpreted in the light most favorable to the insured. Narrowly interpreting policy language can help find coverage for an insured, as was the case in Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company v.…