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Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
Has an attorney sent you a letter demanding that you provide or preserve evidence, such as security videos, which is potentially relevant to a case?
Mayer Brown
Over the years, we have reported on many cases in which courts adhered to the Supreme Court's guidance in State Farm (and Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker) that, when compensatory damages...
Bowditch & Dewey
Questions surrounding the safety of football as a sport are nothing new.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In California, employers are generally liable for damage caused by an employee's accident when that employee uses their personal vehicle for business purposes.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Dowdy v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., ____ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. May 16, 2018), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court's denial of a motion for judgment ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In Maynard v. Snapchat, Inc., Case No. A18A0749 (decided June 5, 2018), the Georgia Court of Appeals addressed a tragic situation involving an automobile accident and the popular application Snapchat.
Reed Smith
Is fear of injury the same thing as injury? The question answers itself. At least it should. They are not the same, and there are strong jurisprudential reasons ...
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
In Langley v. MP Spring Lake, LLC, the Georgia Court of Appeals upheld the trial court's ruling that a residential lease contract may shorten the limitations period from the statutory two years ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Newark Associate Afsha Noran and Managing Partner Colin P. Hackett won summary judgment on behalf of a property owner client in a slip and fall case.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In In re: North Cypress Medical Center Operating Co., Ltd., the Texas Supreme Court dealt another blow to personal injury plaintiffs' attorneys and medical providers who seek to recover artificially inflated medical expenses.
Reed Smith
Wilson was a wrongful death case filed almost exactly two years after the death at issue.
Reed Smith
In Looney v. Moore, 2018 WL 1547260 (11th Circuit Mar. 30, 2018), the Eleventh Circuit confirmed Alabama law's rejection of an "increased risk of harm causation standard and established that...
Holland & Knight
Or Plaintiff Must Demonstrate Diligence in Effecting Service of Process Soon After the Limitations Period Has Expired.
Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP
On January 22, 2018 a Tesla Model S slammed into a parked fire truck on California's 405 near Culver City.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
n a personal injury action (associated with an accident that resulted in an OSHA inspection), a trucking company sought to compel the deposition testimony of two OSHA compliance officers because the accident was the genesis of the tort litigation.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
n an August 2017 article, "0.44% of NFL Brains" we addressed The New York Times coverage of Dr. Ann Mckee's report "Clinicopathological Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Players of American Football" ...
Phelps Dunbar LLP
The North Carolina Court of Appeals held that coverage for claims by a father against the molester of his daughter was excluded by a policy's definition of "bodily injury," ...
Phelps Dunbar LLP
The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a ruling in favor of an insurer that it did not owe defense or indemnity because the insurer did not receive notice of the lawsuit ...
Phelps Dunbar LLP
The Supreme Court of Virginia held that when an injured party assigns its rights of recovery from a tortfeasor and its insurer, the assignee is barred from maintaining an action ...
Breazeale, Sachse, & Wilson, LLP
The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its decision in In re: Larry Doiron, Inc., No. 16-30217 (5th Cir. Jan. 8, 2018)(en banc), completely redefining the analysis for determining whether a contract is considered maritime in nature as a matter of law
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Sedgwick LLP
In all insurance matters, all persons owe a duty of good faith, to abstain from deception, to practice honesty and equity, and to preserve inviolate the integrity of insurance.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In California, employers are generally liable for damage caused by an employee's accident when that employee uses their personal vehicle for business purposes.
Bowditch & Dewey
Questions surrounding the safety of football as a sport are nothing new.
Mayer Brown
Over the years, we have reported on many cases in which courts adhered to the Supreme Court's guidance in State Farm (and Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker) that, when compensatory damages...
Mayer Brown
Gomez thus can be cited alongside the many other decisions implementing this default limit.
Duane Morris LLP
In Roverano v. John Crane, Inc., 2017 PA Super 415 (Dec. 28, 2017), the Pennsylvania Superior Court confirmed that Pennsylvania's Fair Share Act, which prescribes how liability is allocated among multiple defendants, ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Newark Associate Afsha Noran and Managing Partner Colin P. Hackett won summary judgment on behalf of a property owner client in a slip and fall case.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In In re: North Cypress Medical Center Operating Co., Ltd., the Texas Supreme Court dealt another blow to personal injury plaintiffs' attorneys and medical providers who seek to recover artificially inflated medical expenses.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Dowdy v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., ____ F.3d ___ (9th Cir. May 16, 2018), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court's denial of a motion for judgment ...
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
In Langley v. MP Spring Lake, LLC, the Georgia Court of Appeals upheld the trial court's ruling that a residential lease contract may shorten the limitations period from the statutory two years ...
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