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Estate Planning, Litigation

Watch Out! 11 Financial Scams that Target the Elderly

Seniors are increasingly targeted by sophisticated scam artists seeking access to identity information, bank accounts, credit cards and other assets. So what are the most prevalent financial scams perpetrated on the elderly and what should you be alert and on the lookout for?

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Employment Law, Litigation

District Court Decides Contract’s Forum-Selection Clause Applies to Non-Party’s Individual Claims

Many contracts contain “forum-selection clauses,” or provisions in which the parties to the contract stipulate that any lawsuit arising from the contract shall be litigated in a particular court or jurisdiction. While a forum-selection clause can generally be enforced only against the parties who signed the agreement in question, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland issued an opinion this week illustrating why that’s not always the case.

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