Product Liability Law

Consumer Law

Takata says up to 40M more air bags must be recalled; Hawaii sues on consumers’ behalf

Consumer Law

State AG sues companies that bought structured settlements from lead-paint victims

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer with reality star wife will have to produce net worth documents in misappropriation suit

Criminal Justice

Fertilizer plant explosion and fire that killed 15 in Texas in 2013 was intentional, feds say

Tort Law

Jury awards $55M to woman who claimed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused her cancer

National Pulse

Plaintiffs in California asbestos cases feel they’re being questioned to death

Trials & Litigation

In first GM ignition-switch case to go to verdict, jury awards zip, saying defect didn’t cause crash

Tort Law

Johnson & Johnson unit is settling cases over morcellators used in hysterectomies, lawyer says

Government Law

Court says state AG can’t retain private law firm to pursue possible case against opioid makers

Trials & Litigation

St. Louis jury says J&J must pay $72M to family of dead woman in landmark talcum powder cancer case

ABA Midyear Meeting

Self-driving cars will soon be street-legal, and California is getting a jump on regulating them

Trials & Litigation

New evidence of possible plaintiff fraud derails GM bellwether case; voluntary dismissal is filed

Obituaries

‘Lion of the trial bar’ Joe Jamail dies at 90

Law Firms

DLA Piper to close Tampa office

Health Law

NYC is sued over new salt-warning rule

Profile

Lawyer who crusaded against trans fats turns his attention to fighting distracted driving

Law Firms

BigLaw firm doesn’t have to turn over notes in GM ignition switch cases, judge rules

Verdicts & Settlements

Lawyer denies telling clerk to hold off disclosing jury note while he completed $25M settlement

Products Liability

Woman survives accident after 6 days trapped in car, gets recall notice and sues GM

Tort Law

Judge tosses suit claiming sperm donor didn’t live up to billing