Also known as the FTCA. Authorizes private tort actions against the United States where, if the United States were a private person, it would be liable to the claimant according to the law of the place where a particular act or omission occurred.
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The transfer (conveyance) of title to real property for the express purpose of putting it beyond the reach of a known creditor. In such a case, the creditor may bring a lawsuit to void the transfer.
Under contract law, a plaintiff can recover compensatory damages against a defendant when a court finds that the defendant has committed fraudulent misrepresentation. Courts will typically find that a defendant has committed fraudulent...
State law giving rights to creditors in the event of a fraudulent transfer. Most states have adopted the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act.
Employee conduct that is outside the scope of employment and is undertaken purely for the employee's own benefit. Although an employer is generally liable for the acts of its employees, an employer is not liable for damages employees cause while on a...
Front pay is money awarded for lost compensation that occurs between the time of judgment and reinstatement. It is measured from the date of the trial onward.
See back pay.
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