Insurance Law

Trials & Litigation

DA: ‘Hit list’ shows inmate sought to kill 9 witnesses, suggesting methods and order of slayings

Health Law

New York Times article on hidden hospital costs sparks calls for change, suggestions for consumers

Criminal Justice

DA says smartphones should block texting behind wheel, wants insurance discounts for such devices

Business of Law

Hinshaw & Culbertson to acquire 45-attorney California firm

Criminal Justice

Retired NYC cop takes plea in $27M disability-fraud case; ex-prosecutor is a claimed ringleader

Real Estate & Property Law

Former managing partner embezzled $30M from law firm and affiliated title company, suit says

Consumer Law

Louisiana suit claims State Farm emphasizes costs over safety with preferred auto repair shops

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer gets 2 years for his role in stealing much of disabled client’s $500K settlement

Verdicts & Settlements

Insurance agency pays settlement with buckets of coins totaling an estimated $21K

Legislation & Lobbying

Senate Democrats work to override Hobby Lobby decision

Insurance Law

Should insurance cover suit against law firm after staffer allegedly engineered a false arrest?

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer faces charges linked to claimed $28M health insurance fraud

Health Law

Parents struggle to get help for potentially violent male teens

Features

Extreme sports are more popular than ever, prompting questions about legal liability

Law in Popular Culture

Does six-pack count as one item at checkout? And did a state supreme court really decide the issue?

Trials & Litigation

Judge sanctions insurer $50K because its lawyer couldn’t settle dog-bite case for $750K

Labor & Employment

Jurors to decide validity of right-to-sue waiver signed by Allstate agents who claim age bias

Contracts

Damage from neighbor’s exploding body not covered by condo insurance policy, appeals court rules

White-Collar Crime

DA says lawyer committed suicide to avoid arrest as mastermind of insurance scheme

Government Law

Insurer sues Chicago and surrounding towns over ‘geysers of sewer water’ in policyholders’ homes