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New York Trial & Appellate Victory Alert
Our New York office has had another successful run of trial wins, appellate victories, and outstanding settlements.
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8 May 2019
Illinois Legislature Passes Bill Allowing Civil Suits Against Employers In Latent Injury Cases
Springfield, Ill. (April 17, 2019) – On March 14, 2019, the Illinois legislature passed Senate Bill 1596, lifting the 25-year statute of repose for occupational disease lawsuits and allowing direct
United States
2 May 2019
New York Trial & Appellate Victory Alert - April 2019
Our New York office has had another successful run of trial wins, appellate victories, and outstanding settlements. We have compiled some of the most interesting and important wins below.
United States
16 Apr 2019
Lewis Brisbois Obtains Defense Verdict In Trucking Accident Case
Lewis Brisbois recently obtained a defense verdict for our client, a trucking company, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
United States
3 Apr 2019
Lewis Brisbois Obtains Favorable Jury Verdict In Auto Accident Case
Lewis Brisbois secured a favorable jury verdict for a defense client in an automobile accident case.
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2 Apr 2019
Lewis Brisbois Obtains Summary Judgment In Bus Accident Case
Lewis Brisbois recently obtained summary judgment in a bus accident case. The plaintiff alleged she sustained personal injuries ...
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2 Apr 2019
General Liability Coverage For The Explosion Of Class Actions Under The Illinois BIPA Proliferation
The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA, or "the Act") was enacted in 2008 to regulate the collection and storage of biometric information by private entities.
United States
28 Mar 2019
Post-Accident Photos Allowed Into Evidence Without Expert Testimony in Illinois
In Peach v. McGovern, 2019 IL 123156, the Illinois Supreme Court definitively established that post-accident photos will be allowed into evidence without accompanying expert witness testimony.
United States
28 Feb 2019
Where's The Evidence? - Illinois Premises Liability & The Notice Requirement
Chicago, Ill. (January 22, 2019) - To prevail in a premises liability action in Illinois, a plaintiff must prove the following:
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25 Jan 2019
Seventh Circuit Rules Parents, Not Starbucks, Have Duty Of Care To Protect Child From Harm While Playing Inside Store
In Roh v. Starbucks Corp., 881 F.3d 969 (7th Cir. 2018), a federal appeals court dismissed a negligence lawsuit brought by parents against Starbucks.
United States
16 Jan 2019
California's Going And Coming Rule: Frequent Use Of Your Car Throughout The Work Day Doesn't Mean Your Employer Pays For Your Accidents
In California, employers are generally liable for damage caused by an employee's accident when that employee uses their personal vehicle for business purposes.
United States
18 Jul 2018
Dowdy V. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
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 ...
United States
14 Jun 2018
Summary Judgment Win In Slip/Fall Case
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.
United States
18 May 2018
Texas Supreme Court Closes Loophole That Allowed Plaintiffs' Attorneys To Inflate Medical Expenses
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.
United States
15 May 2018
Colin Hackett Wins Favorable Verdict
Newark Managing Partner Colin P. Hackett recently obtained a favourable defense verdict on behalf of a logistics client arising out of a New Jersey motor vehicle accident.
United States
8 Feb 2018
Injured Plaintiffs May Recover Medical Expenses In Excess Of PIP Limits
Prior to the June 17, 2017, Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division decisions in Haines v. Taft and Little v. Nishimura, New Jersey trial courts routinely ruled Plaintiffs were barred from seeking payment....
United States
11 Sep 2017
NY Duo Get Defense Verdict In Ceiling Collapse Case
New York Partners Alecia Walters-Hinds and Kenneth J. Kim recently obtained a defense verdict in ceiling collapse case.
United States
17 Aug 2017
Wang V. Nibbelink: A Landowner's Immunity From Liability For Injuries Caused By A Recreational Activity Expanded To Uninvolved Persons On Adjacent Property
It is well-settled in California that a landowner is immune from liability for injuries caused to recreational users on the landowner's property...
United States
3 Jan 2017
Attorney Not Entitled To Defense Against Claim For Reimbursement Of Fees
Attorney Edwards represented his client, a diver formerly in the employ of Cal-Dive, in a personal injury claim alleging a brain injury.
United States
3 Jan 2017
Louisiana Court Refuses To Find Admiralty Jurisdiction Over Personal Injury Occurring On A Trailered Vessel
A guest passenger aboard the Defendant's vessel sustained serious personal injuries on October 16, 2012, when he cut his arm on a rusty fastener while attempting to descend to the lowest level of the boat.
United States
3 Jan 2017
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