Tort Law

Tort Law

Suit targets websites that sold ammunition and tear gas to theater shooting suspect

Trials & Litigation

Man convicted in supermarket checkout line dispute files suit against shopper he shot and store

Celebrities

Federal judge declares mistrial in Patti LaBelle case because there are no black jurors

U.S. Supreme Court

Juror at center of SCOTUS case contests plaintiff’s version of events

International Law

9th Circuit resurrects alien tort suit claiming companies aided child slavery overseas

Trials & Litigation

Law firm mistakenly identifies dead smokers as alive in 588 suits; 11th Circuit upholds dismissal

Constitutional Law

Former top NYC lawyer sues police department, says she was arrested for standing on a sidewalk

Attorney Fees

Suit targets billing by litigation support companies, names Jacoby & Meyers as a defendant

Energy Law

Record $1.4B fine levied against gas company in fatal explosion and fire

Oil Spill

Halliburton to pay $1.1B to resolve oil spill suits

Labor & Employment

‘Seismic’ 9th Cir. rulings nix FedEx claim its drivers aren’t employees, could cost company millions

Real Estate & Property Law

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

Injury & Accident Law

Over 100 died from GM ignition-switch issues, survivors claim

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer charged with witness-tampering; his counsel calls case ‘a total fabrication’

Trials & Litigation

Archbishop drops lawsuit against satanist group after leader agrees to return consecrated host

Trials & Litigation

Suit blames Care.com and a failed ‘premier background check’ in baby’s death

Trials & Litigation

Man exonerated by own research gets $13M for wrongful conviction in rabbi slaying

Trials & Litigation

Patent lawyer faces $5.9M malpractice suit over wrong bra-insert dimensions

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit claims family members were banned from mom’s nursing home over social media posts

Civil Rights

Man who says he was arrested for taking cellphone photos of NYC cops gets $125K settlement