Tort Law

Trials & Litigation

Insurers hacked tens of thousands of legal files to get an edge in worker’s comp cases, lawsuit says

Trials & Litigation

Law firm sues Vegas casino for refund of $3.4M they say partner transfered for gambling

Criminal Justice

Attorney and law student indicted in boating accident that cost passenger an arm

Trials & Litigation

Hospital released man while he was delusional, says widow of slain attorney in lawsuit

National Pulse

Lawyers quarrel over tort liability after the Disneyland measles outbreak

Antitrust Law

2nd Circuit OKs verdict against Apple in $450M e-book price-fixing case

Trials & Litigation

Ex-worker wins $18M in suit against CEO over blog posts; law prof’s case is still pending

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to reconsider whether unwilling state can be hauled into another state’s court

First Amendment

9th Circuit revives inmate’s pro se suit over being required to work with pork in kitchen

Legal Ethics

Top state court to hear case of lawyers accused of asking paralegal to ‘friend’ litigant on Facebook

Tort Law

Jury awards patient $500K due to doctor’s defamatory comments while he was sedated for colonoscopy

Tort Law

Should tapping veiled woman on the shoulder be actionable? Law institute says yes; law prof says no

Civil Rights

8th Circuit grants immunity to cops who shot at driver of backfiring van

Trials & Litigation

Judge sues neighbors over injuries she suffered in donkey attack

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards $2.2M to 2 workers who sued over DNA tests to ID ‘devious defecator’

Legal Ethics

Suit claims lawyer continued affair with his client after his wife, a US magistrate, OK’d search

Trials & Litigation

Settlement saves Sweet Briar; lawyer to be at college helm, along with new board members

Internet Law

Judge OKs consolidated suit over theft of Sony ex-workers’ personal info

Real Estate & Property Law

Letters from unknown ‘Watcher’ spark suit against seller of upscale home and title company

Tort Law

Some after-prom parties require liability waivers