Tort Law

Celebrities

Bill Cosby’s lawyer is dismissed from suit claiming denials of Cosby rape claim were defamatory

Trials & Litigation

Sued over fatal shooting, Chicago cop files $10M emotional distress counterclaim

ABA Midyear Meeting

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

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs civil rights suit by man mistakenly jailed on warrant for another man

Criminal Justice

Missing boy’s parents want to toss judgment against early suspect; is it prejudicial to new suspect?

Trials & Litigation

Former general counsel will receive $850K for alleged defamation by his onetime employer

International Law

Appeals court nixes Florida suit over fatal Italian shipwreck of Costa Concordia

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer who won $390K for clients at trial must pay $11K for alerting media about case

Labor & Employment

Law firm raided by FBI overbilled clients, says fired ex-clerk in federal lawsuit

Trials & Litigation

Daughter of slain Aspen socialite sues spouse of convicted murderer

Legal Ethics

Is grievance filed over lawyer’s blog post a ‘lightweight defamation claim’?

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer wins sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against Bikram yoga founder

Trials & Litigation

Officials sue estate of man who shot at assessor, killed himself in courthouse

Trials & Litigation

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

Tort Law

Judge tosses Cosby accuser’s defamation suit over rape denials, says lawyer didn’t ‘cross the line’

Tort Law

Tort reformer Ted Cruz once represented two tort plaintiffs defending $54M awards

Trials & Litigation

Judge nixes $25M settlement because plaintiff’s lawyer was told of jury note before defense counsel

Trials & Litigation

Sued for battery by Uber driver, passenger cites YouTube video in $5M counterclaim

Intellectual Property

Judge refuses to toss graffiti artist’s suit claiming his mural was used on dress worn by Katy Perry

Trials & Litigation

Paxil suit by widow of Reed Smith partner heads to trial without summary judgment ruling