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Failure To Prevent A Data Breach Is Not Likely To Be Covered By A Traditional CGL Insurance Policy
In this high tech era we live in, creating, storing and using data is commonplace. The sheer quantity and scope of data has made protecting that data of paramount importance.
United States
8 Oct 2019
A New Look At The Doctor Deposition
In the context of the practice of medicine, we are all very familiar with the Latin phrase primum est non nocere.It means "first, do no harm" and is the ethical
United States
8 Jul 2019
Multi-Million Dollar Fela Verdict Reinstated: Limitations Was A Question For The Jury, Not The Judge
The Kansas Supreme Court recently reversed the Kansas Court of Appeals, and re-instated a three-plus million dollar jury verdict in favor of an injured BNSF Railway worker
United States
2 Jul 2019
Sky's The Limit? A 50-State Survey Of Damages Caps And The Collateral Source Rule
Many state legislatures across the country have enacted statutory measures to limit the amount of compensatory and/or punitive damages recoverable ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
Dedmon Decided: The Destiny Of "Reasonable" Medical Expenses In Tennessee Revealed
In a stunning reversal of what appeared to be the trend towards discounted medical damages in personal-injury cases, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled on Friday ...
United States
22 Nov 2017
Another Disappointed "Additional Insured."
We've used this headline before. We'll almost certainly use it again. The case this time, just handed down by the New York Court of Appeals, is Burlington Insurance Co. v. NYC Transit Authority.
United States
4 Jul 2017
Dedmon: The Destiny Of "Reasonable" Medical Expenses In Tennessee Part II
In Tennessee, personal-injury plaintiffs may recover as damages the reasonable and necessary costs of the medical treatment that they received for their proven injuries.
United States
30 May 2017
Texas Supreme Court Overturns Longstanding Precedent: Seat-Belt Evidence Is Now Admissible
The Court held that evidence of the failure to use seat belts is admissible for proving comparative negligence/proportionate fault on the part of a plaintiff if the nonuse caused or contributed in any way to the plaintiff's damages.
United States
10 Apr 2017
Strategic Tactics For Defending Recall-Related Products Liability Litigation
The use of recalls by manufacturers of all varieties of products, from food to automobiles to pharmaceuticals, to make sure that their products are safe in order to succeed in the marketplace...
United States
6 Apr 2017
Dedmon: The Destiny Of "Reasonable" Medical Expenses In Tennessee.
Currently pending before the Tennessee Supreme Court is a case that could change the face of personal-injury litigation in the state.
United States
16 Jan 2017
Bad Bullets Brings Sixth Circuit In Line With Siblings: The Commercial Activity Exception To The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
On March 7, 2016, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals joined its sibling circuits by affirming a ruling from the Southern District of Ohio...
United States
13 Apr 2016
The Question Remains Unanswered: Tennessee Supreme Court Rules That Ripeness Doctrine Precludes A Decision On The Constitutionality Of Tort Reform Until After A Jury Verdict Is Rendered
Commonly known as "Tort Reform," the Tennessee Civil Justice Act of 2011 limits the amount an injured plaintiff may recover for non-economic damages to a cap of $750,000 (with exceptions).
United States
13 Jan 2016
Yet Another Disappointed "Additional Insured"
When Costco decided to carry Yokohama tires, it prudently required Yokohama to make Costco an "Additional Insured" under Yokohama's general liability policy.
United States
19 Nov 2015
WWE Faces Wrongful Death Suit For Alleged Concealment Of Risks Associated With Concussions
Memphis, Tennessee is the most recent arena in which the WWE is defending itself against concussion-related claims brought by former professional wrestlers.
United States
18 Apr 2015
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