5077 ABA Journal Tort Law articles.
A new trial motion filed on behalf of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. argues that a lawyer who sued the company prejudiced jurors through a “steady stream of insults” and…
Aug 16, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a border patrol agent who was on U.S. soil when he shot and killed a teenager in Mexico can be sued for the…
Aug 7, 2018 3:15 PM CDT
A federal judge in Manhattan has dismissed two lawsuits against Fox News for a retracted story that claimed Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich had leaked DNC emails to WikiLeaks…
Aug 3, 2018 10:36 AM CDT
A federal judge in Manhattan has dismissed New York City’s nuisance lawsuit seeking to hold five major oil companies liable for the effects of climate change caused by greenhouse gases.…
Jul 20, 2018 12:00 PM CDT
Dechert has added the remainder of the products liability group from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan after acquiring its two co-chairs and another partner in May.
The entire group consists…
Jul 20, 2018 10:29 AM CDT
Jurors in St. Louis awarded nearly $4.7 billion in damages on Thursday in a suit that claimed Johnson & Johnson baby powder caused 22 women to get ovarian cancer, including…
Jul 13, 2018 9:50 AM CDT
The California Supreme Court has ruled that Yelp can’t be required to remove negative reviews of a San Francisco law firm.
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A Maryland man who was a losing pro se plaintiff in a defamation suit against the Capital Gazette newspaper chain has been charged with five counts of murder in the Thursday shooting deaths of five newsroom employees. Jarrod Ramos of Laurel is accused of firing a shotgun through the doors of the newsroom and opening fire, killing two editors, a reporter, a community correspondent and a sales assistant, report the Washington Post and the Capital Gazette in stories here and here.
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The wife of a Texas lawyer and the family’s limited partnership have settled a lawsuit targeting a woman said to have seduced the lawyer and induced him to transfer more…
Jun 21, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
A Florida law firm accused of having a bar on its premises to encourage employees to work longer hours isn’t liable for the death of an intoxicated paralegal, a Florida…
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