1809 ABA Journal Consumer Law articles.
Two women learned from their children’s home DNA tests that fertility doctors fraudulently used their own sperm to impregnate them, according to lawsuits filed against the doctors Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2020 10:59 AM CDT
More law students are taking bankruptcy classes
Some law professors are reporting the demand for their bankruptcy classes is booming. Ronald Mann, a Columbia Law School professor, told Thomson Reuters…
Aug 28, 2020 4:22 PM CDT
Drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc. is asking a federal judge to admonish a plaintiffs law firm for allegedly running misleading advertisements about Gilead’s HIV medications.
Aug 26, 2020 1:54 PM CDT
A California appeals court ruled Thursday that Amazon can be held strictly liable for injuries caused by defective products sold by third-party vendors through its online marketplace.
Aug 14, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
Prosecutor who filed OSHA complaint dies from COVID-19
A prosecutor in Pennsylvania who filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after becoming ill with COVID-19 has…
Aug 12, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
A would-be class action lawsuit alleges that the Macy’s department store chain violates Illinois law when it identifies customers recorded on its surveillance cameras by using facial recognition software.
Aug 12, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:45 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay of the Northern District of Texas slammed Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and its co-counsel Wednesday for calling his interpretation of an arbitration clause “nonsensical.”
Jul 23, 2020 3:11 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court granted Facebook Inc.’s request Thursday to review a proposed class action that accuses the social media company of sending unwanted text messages.
Jul 10, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau violates the separation of powers because it concentrates power in a single director who is removable only for cause.
Jun 29, 2020 10:56 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Monday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may seek disgorgement—with some limits—in civil enforcement cases.
Jun 22, 2020 12:32 PM CDT
Florida plaintiffs lawyer Debi F. Chalik remembers the moment she decided to file suit against Princess Cruises for negligence arising from the COVID-19 outbreak on the Grand Princess ship. It was March 6, and she was home watching Vice President Mike Pence deliver a televised briefing that included an update on the status of the Grand Princess.
Jun 1, 2020 12:02 AM CDT
Bringing a case against an ocean cruise line is challenging. Plaintiffs lawyers say these cases are highly specific and highly specialized, governed by myriad legal standards and subject to investigative challenges. It’s an area so unique that it’s easy for a novice lawyer to make an honest mistake that can permanently sink an otherwise meritorious case.
Jun 1, 2020 12:00 AM CDT
California’s February bar exam pass rate drops to less than 27%
The pass rate for California’s February 2020 bar exam was 26.8%, which, according to the Recorder, is a record…
May 11, 2020 4:19 PM CDT
A federal judge in Brooklyn has filed a lawsuit contending that Allstate is trying to force him and his wife to leave the property that they rented after a fire destroyed their home, despite New York’s moratorium on evictions.
Apr 23, 2020 9:37 AM CDT
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