Product Liability Law

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

Business of Law

AkinMears owes me $4.2M for arranging loans to buy mass tort cases, ex-employee alleges

The New Normal

Volkswagen: Where were the lawyers?

Product Liability

Pot grower violated implied warranty of merchantability by using unapproved pesticide, suit alleges

Tort Law

Sen. Harry Reid sues over exercise-band accident

Trials & Litigation

Disbarred lawyer Stan Chesley sues former fen-phen clients in bid to block collection of about $25M