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To have standing to sue, a party must have been harmed or have been threatened with harm by the action about which he or she complains.
False imprisonment occurs when a person is restrained by another intentionally and without justification
Different standards for air quality apply to sources of pollution in clean areas and sources in polluted areas.
Only a foreseeable intervening event can break the connection between a wrongful act and an injury to another.
An advertisement that contains an endorsement by a celebrity may be deemed deceptive if the celebrity does not actually use the product.
Minimum contacts with a jurisdiction are never enough to support jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant
Any lawful contract can form the potential basis for an action based on wrongful interference with a contractual relationship.
Trademark dilution requires proof that consumers are likely to be confused by the unauthorized use of the mark.
The equal dignity rule does not apply to a corporate officer who, in an ordinary business situation, acts on behalf of his or her firm.
A state court can exercise jurisdiction over any property within the boundaries of the state regardless of the property owner's location.
Unless otherwise agreed, the result of an online dispute resolution proceeding may not be appealed to a court.
A disclosed principal is not liable to a third party for contracts made by the agent acting outside the scope of his or her authority.
Before a discharge is granted, a debtor can transfer property or make a payment in preference to one creditor over another.
To be enforceable, a memorandum evidencing an oral contract that would otherwise be unenforceable must include all essential terms.
An attachment is a court-ordered seizure and taking into custody of property prior to the securing of a judgment for a past-due debt.
For purposes of establishing negligence, causation in fact exists if an injury would have occurred even without the defendant's act.
"Piercing the corporate veil" means revealing to shareholders the internal rules of corporate management.
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