Law & Disorder

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Volume 103 - April 2015

In this issue:

- What can your insurer do for you? An insurer's Duty of Utmost Good Faith

- Moving Courts On-Line

- "No Frills" Courts

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Paul Brennan
Editor and Author of The Law is an Ass...Make Sure it Doesn't Bite Yours!

What can your insurer do for you? Your insurer’s duty to act with utmost good faith

What can your insurer do for you? Your insurer’s duty to act with utmost good faith.
When you take out an insurance policy, you must make full disclosure to the insurer or at least not be caught hiding something that is relevant. Otherwise, the insurer may avoid the policy. 
This duty of utmost good faith is a two-way street...
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Moving Courts On-Line

Dear John 

I understand that there is a big push worldwide to move courts online to increase efficiency and reduce cost. Will this really help?
Dear C.L.
Although we should keep certain traditions such as having everything in triplicate, many welcome law-on-line as an opportunity for reform... Read More..

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Brothers-In-Law and the Disclosed Agent

In the real world it is not Godfathers who are the problem, it’s brothers-in-law (BIL).  When they are not trying to borrow your money, they are involving you in cockamamy business schemes.

For instance, your BIL asks you to take orders in your area for some sort of product.  You collect money from various customers and send it to your BIL. However, your BIL has miscalculated, been cheated or in any event has done something stupid, so the product does not arrive...

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Disclaimer: The content of the Law & Disorder eZine is to give you legal basics and in some instances, included unashamedly to try and make you laugh. In law, it is sometimes difficult to work out what is serious and what is just for fun. Therefore, if you plan to do anything legal, rely on your own lawyer's advice or instruct me to look at the particular facts of your case. Not only will I deny responsibility for the legal content but also for some of the jokes.

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