General

Legal Drafting

Reviewing another contract of a client, I was reminded yet again of the absolute criticality of correct legal drafting. Even a small mistake can make a huge difference. And maybe discovered when it is too late. A draft when agreed and signed upon is a legal document. Any mistakes in it- and some may be too small to be easily detected - can have huge consequences ; For example, 'demure' and 'demur' both will not be flagged by your personal computer. But perhaps only one is right for legal drafting ! Yet I see many contracts with the other :-)…
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Consumer

Risks- does your Doctor tell ? If not, it still is yours !

Risks-is Your Surgeon gambling with your life ?   Is your Doctor playing Dice with you ? The  Risks are yours ! It is bounden duty of a Doctor to tell his patient pros and cons - including Risks - of treatment suggested by him. Plain common sense, backed by law and several cases. However, sometimes the Doctor/ Surgeon errs grossly on this. Reasons ? Money or sheer incompetence / overconfidence. Who pays ? The Patient. For a lifetime, many While there is a whole plethora of cases similar, they still do not seem to stop. In one of the…
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Property

Nominee of deceased in a Cooperative Society is entitled for ownership by transfer

Nominee of deceased in a Cooperative Society is entitled for ownership by transfer Chanced upon this rather interesting decision. Could be of help / use to some Nominee of Deceased Member is absolutely entitled for the Ownership by transfer. Co-op. Society can not  challenge the right of Nominee. This is a a settled Law of the land. No legal heirship, Court order or Succession Certificate or Letter of Administration is required HOWEVER, here is a catch !!- read on to know ! Case : Indrani Wahi versus Registrar of Coop Societies & Ors. in Civil Appeal No. 4646 of 2006.…
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