Injury & Accident Law
1309 ABA Journal Injury & Accident Law articles.
Feel like curling up next to the fireplace with a good read? Kevin Davis, the ABA Journal's managing editor, has curated a selection of our favorite feature stories that ran in the magazine and online in 2021.
Dec 23, 2021 10:41 AM CST
Dating back to his time watching The Jetsons as a child, New Jersey lawyer Richard Grungo Jr. has been fascinated by depictions of the role that new technologies may play in the way that we live our future lives. In more recent years, his imagination has been captured by the possibilities offered by virtual reality.
Dec 20, 2021 8:54 AM CST
Adjacent landowners owe no duty of care to a driver whose pickup truck hit a patch of black ice, veered off the road and hit their fortified mailbox in the right of way, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in a 5-2 decision.
Nov 30, 2021 11:27 AM CST
Federal prosecutors have accused a Manhattan litigation financier of participating in a staged $31 million slip-and-fall scheme that recruited drug addicts and homeless people to serve as plaintiffs willing to undergo unnecessary surgeries.
Oct 25, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
A car owner and his sexual partner can’t keep their names secret in litigation over their claim that GEICO’s auto and umbrella policies cover damages for a sexually transmitted disease contracted during sex in the insured car.
Oct 5, 2021 4:18 PM CDT
Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is liable by default in three defamation lawsuits filed over his claims that the December 2012 mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, was a “giant hoax.”
Oct 4, 2021 1:02 PM CDT
The number of crashes involving large trucks has been rising during the past decade. And as the number of crashes has increased, so has the size of jury awards and settlements, often resulting in what some lawyers call “nuclear verdicts”—multimillion-dollar damages verdicts significantly higher than expected given the injuries in the case, generally in excess of $10 million.
Oct 1, 2021 12:00 AM CDT
A California appeals court has voided a provision in a contingent-fee agreement that gave personal injury lawyers the “sole discretion” to settle a client’s case.
Sep 7, 2021 4:12 PM CDT
Go to Morgan & Morgan’s website
, and you will see a banner touting $10 billion recovered for clients. Now, the personal injury law firm is prepared to pay
$100,000 to one lucky person who writes the best “catchy, unforgettable jingle that pairs well with fighting for justice.”
Aug 18, 2021 4:42 PM CDT
A Texas lawyer should get a chance to prove that consumers who entered his trademarked keywords in search engines were confused when they saw unlabeled advertisements, clicked on them, and found themselves calling a number that belonged to a legal referral group, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Aug 12, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
Each month since April, I’ve been focusing on practice-area-specific law practice management software. This type of software is becoming increasingly prevalent as the overall demand for law practice management software increases.
Jul 23, 2021 9:18 AM CDT
Gasoline stations in New Mexico can be liable for selling fuel to drivers they know or have reason to know are intoxicated, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Jul 22, 2021 9:41 AM CDT
A Florida judge on Friday appointed an Akerman partner as a receiver to handle financial matters for the Champlain Towers South condo association in litigation over the building collapse in Surfside, Florida.
Jul 6, 2021 1:41 PM CDT
A federal judge in Pensacola, Florida, has dismissed 238 cases filed for cleanup workers who blame their medical problems on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Jun 29, 2021 2:38 PM CDT
ABA president: Hate speech legitimizes intolerance
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo said Tuesday the association is “deeply troubled” by recent hate speech directed at Jewish, LGBTQ, Asian American and Muslim…
Jun 16, 2021 3:45 PM CDT
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