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Premises Liability Cases: Know The Evidentiary Issues
Harford, Conn. (April 22, 2019) - Recently, in Melendez v. Spin Cycle Laundromat, LLC, 188 Conn. App. 807 (2019), the Connecticut Appellate Court affirmed a trial court's decision
United States
7 May 2019
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FMCSA Finds That California Rest Break Rules Are Pre-Empted
On December 21, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made an announcement that California's state meal and rest break rules are pre-empted by the federal hours of service regulations.
United States
1 Apr 2019
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Liability For Accidents Involving Autonomous Vehicles
The law related to civil liability for accidents involving autonomous vehicles is new and evolving.
United States
1 Apr 2019
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Summary Judgment Win In Products Liability Case
Newark Associate Afsha Noran and Managing Partner Colin P. Hackett won summary judgment on behalf of a property owner client in a products liability case.
United States
18 May 2018
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Favorable Verdict In Products Liability Case
Despite the existence – and admission into evidence – of the client product manufacturer's self-critical analysis report, including acknowledgment of a design defect of the product at issue ...
United States
18 May 2018
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Victaulic Company V. American Home Assurance Company
In Victaulic Co. v. American Home Assurance Co., 20 Cal.App.5th 948 (February 26, 2018), the First District Court of Appeal reversed a judgment for bad faith entered in favor of the Victaulic Company...
United States
20 Mar 2018
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Louisiana Court Allows Recovery Of Economic Loss In Admiralty Case, Refusing To Apply East River Doctrine
A helicopter ditched in the Gulf of Mexico due to engine failure. The pilot escaped unharmed, but the helicopter did not fare as well – it sank to the bottom.
United States
25 Jul 2017
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Update On Talc Litigation: "Made-For-Litigation" Testimony Of Plaintiffs' Experts Barred, Resulting In Dismissals
Defendants are fighting back by attacking the core of the plaintiff's case, that is, plaintiff's ability to demonstrate to a jury that their use of talcum powder caused cancer.
United States
10 Oct 2016
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Update On Talc Litigation: "Made-For-Litigation" Testimony Of Plaintiffs' Experts Barred, Resulting In Dismissals
In our August 1, 2016 newsletter, we reported on "Talc and The Possible Link to Cancer," which profiled two recent multi-million dollar verdicts against Johnson & Johnson...
United States
5 Oct 2016
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Court Rules That Website Did not Bind Consumers To Arbitrate Their Claims
The Second Circuit ruled that a consumer class action lawsuit against Amazon.com brought under the CPSA arising from the sale of a diet pill would be allowed to proceed in the federal court...
United States
5 Oct 2016
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Oregon Court Of Appeals: Manufacturers Are Liable For Asbestos-Containing Replacement Parts Sold By Others
In McKenzie v. A.W. Chesterton Company, et al., 277 Or. App. 728, 2016 App. LEXIS 484 (2016), the Court of Appeals of Oregon reversed summary judgment in favor of defendant Warren Pumps, LLC...
United States
29 Jul 2016
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Talc And The Possible Link To Cancer
The first plaintiff to take her claims to court was Deane Berg, a 56-year-old resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 2013.
United States
29 Jul 2016
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