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What Types of Personal Injury Claims Might Result from COVID-19 Exposure?

COVID-19 exposure has led to a litany of serious health issues and tens of thousands of deaths. Though everyone’s health is top priority, afflicted individuals and family members of those who have been lost might wonder what type of claims can be brought in relation to coronavirus infections. Though each case is unique and it Read More

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affects Your Pending Bankruptcy Proceeding

Every part of the country has been affected by the coronavirus. Like restaurants, arenas and other locations where people assemble for business or pleasure, most courts have been closed. If you are in the midst of a bankruptcy proceeding, your case might be delayed, handled telephonically or be otherwise disrupted due to the pandemic. Furthermore, Read More

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IS THIS THE TIME TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY?

IS THIS THE TIME TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY? SHOULD I CONSOLIDATE MY DEBTS?   Heck, yes. File it, it’s legal.   Perhaps one of the dreaded words we come across as individuals or corporate entities is the word bankruptcy. For the uninformed individuals, it can send shivers down your spines and for a corporation, it Read More

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How the Pandemic Is Changing Various Aspects of Federal Civil Law

Anyone who has followed the news since the coronavirus outbreak hit the United States probably knows that the federal government has taken a wide range of actions to address the pandemic’s human and financial costs. One major piece of legislation, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, has received a great deal of Read More

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Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Lead to the End of Medical Bankruptcy?

In the middle of an election year where healthcare is already a hotly debated issue, the COVID-19 pandemic has stirred further discussion about whether major changes are necessary. During the Democratic presidential primary, the concept of Medicare for All split the candidates. While the candidate who promoted that concept has since dropped out of the Read More

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Can You Bring an Emotional Distress Claim Related to COVID-19?

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is not only potentially deadly, but can be transmitted by individuals who are not showing any symptoms, so people might fear that they’ve contracted the illness even if they feel fine. While the virus has existed in the United States for months, obtaining a test is still difficult in Read More

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Look for Aguwa & Metu, P.C. at the Commonwealth Economic Forum London

We are excited to announce that our law firm was invited to join Head of States and business leaders around the world at the Commonwealth Economic Forum in London. The week-long program starts on Monday, April 16, 2018. Our senior partner, Chi Metu will represent our firm. Aguwa & Metu, P.C. Aggressive. Experienced. Successful.

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VICTORY FOR THE PLAINTIFF? – COURT OF APPEALS CLEARS THE AIR ON COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE IMPACT ON SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION ON LIABILITY.

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal in the matter of Carlos RODRIGUEZ, v. CITY OF NEW YORK has finally resolved a vexing issue regarding the plaintiff’s obligation or otherwise to establish lack of comparative fault in a negligence case. Disregarding the decision of the First Department which on  September 01, 2016 held that Read More

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What’s New at Aguwa & Metu, P.C.?

Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference. Often, my law firm is saddled with what you may call tough cases for a personal injury lawyer. This would be a case where the injuries are not deemed by the insurance company to be serious enough to extend Read More

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Arbitration Clauses Extending to Non-Signatory Affiliates: Are They Enforceable?

Arbitration Clauses Extending to Non-Signatory Affiliates: Are They Enforceable? By Marissa Tillem on May 3, 2017Posted in Appellate, Arbitration, Class Action A recent decision of the New Jersey Appellate Division considered the enforceability of arbitration agreements by non-signatories. In Foti v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., the plaintiff filed a putative class action complaint against Read More

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