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What is a tort?

A tort is a civil wrong for which a remedy may be obtained.  Basically, a tort is something someone else did wrong that caused  you injury and for which you can sue. In this (MORE)

Can a person claim exempt on federal taxes?

  I guess you could if you were....but I am unfamiliar with any part of the tax law that would considered any person as tax exempt! Certainly some (actually many) don't pa (MORE)

What did the Federal Home Loan Act do?

In the depths of the Great Depression, the United States banking system faced particularly tough challenges in remaining solvent. To help address some of the era's challenges, (MORE)

Are there small claims courts in the federal system?

No. A federal court would have no jurisdiction over disputes between individuals that would be considered "small claims." If the dispute were between residents of the same s (MORE)

In tort claim if plaintiff's attorney does call a witness to testify can defense call same witness to testify against plaintiff?

The plaintiff is not required to provide witnesses to a case, per se; although they must prove their case (It is very hard to do without at least one witness, normally the pla (MORE)

What is Federal employers liability act?

FELA exists to protect the rights of railroad employees to coverage for their medical bills, lost income and other costs after injuries incurred at work. The Act is a very spe (MORE)