Natural Disasters

Government Law

California issues first-ever water reduction to handle drought

Real Estate & Property Law

One year after massive mudslide, owners of destroyed homes still trying to resolve mortgage issues

Were Hurricane Sandy damage reports altered to reduce payments to homeowners? Hearing is this week

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

Your ABA

They’re No Hacks: Technology takes center stage as a tool to improve access to justice

Natural Disasters

Worst quake in decades hits San Francisco Bay area; law firms, at least one courthouse damaged

Legal Technology

‘Hackcess to Justice’ winners look to increase the reach of their apps

Annual Meeting

Winning apps in ‘Hackcess to Justice’ help write wills, navigate disasters and calculate jail time

Real Estate & Property Law

Woman sues after family dies at local Home Depot in Joplin tornado; retailer cites ‘act of God’

Real Estate & Property Law

Record mudslide that killed 43 exacerbated by rain, logging and lack of monitoring, says report

Media & Communications Law

Red Cross claims some Hurricane Sandy spending information is a trade secret

Government Law

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

Real estate and property law

Those who lost homes in massive Wash. mudslide may still owe mortgage payments

Real Estate & Property Law

Differing state and local regulations govern building in risky areas

Environmental Law

NJ couple OKs $1 settlement in eminent domain suit over their lost ocean view

Law Firms

Hurricane Sandy still a daily reality for law firms left homeless by the storm

American Bar Association

ABA offers help to those hit hard by Oklahoma tornadoes

Insurance Law

Closed by lack of power after Hurricane Sandy, law firm battles insurer over flooding exclusion

Your ABA

ABA responds to Superstorm Sandy with a reinforced disaster response plan

Oil Spill

Judge approves Transocean’s guilty plea in Gulf oil spill