Injury & Accident Law
1290 ABA Journal Injury & Accident Law articles.
A lawsuit filed against the operators of several New Jersey motels is part of a growing trend to hold the hospitality industry liable for human trafficking at its properties.
Feb 25, 2021 1:42 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that could bar a former college student’s constitutional claims against the government because of a ruling on his federal tort claims.
Feb 25, 2021 10:57 AM CST
Lawsuits are already being filed against the operator of the power grid in Texas over lost lives, property damage and business interruption caused by power outages during the winter storm in February.
Feb 24, 2021 12:11 PM CST
A grandparent who saw her 2-year-old granddaughter get hit by falling debris, causing her death, can recover emotional distress damages as a bystander under the “zone of danger” rule, New York’s top court has ruled.
Feb 24, 2021 9:14 AM CST
Former President Donald Trump has named two new lawyers to his impeachment defense team after lead lawyer Karl S. “Butch” Bowers Jr. abruptly left
, along with four others.
Feb 1, 2021 10:23 AM CST
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Dec 21, 2020 9:10 AM CST
Proposed $26B opioid settlement disclosed
Four companies involved in making and distributing opioids have disclosed a proposed $26 billion settlement that would end thousands of lawsuits by state and local…
Nov 6, 2020 3:48 PM CST
A Michigan lawyer who ran the Legal Genius law firm has pleaded guilty in an alleged scheme to steal nonpublic traffic crash reports from the Detroit Police Department.
Oct 23, 2020 3:21 PM CDT
A New Orleans man accused of staging crashes with 18-wheeler trucks was shot and killed last Tuesday, just four days after his indictment.
Sep 28, 2020 1:02 PM CDT
Two federal judges last month dismissed cases filed by passengers who blamed Princess Cruise Lines for their COVID-19 illness.
Sep 11, 2020 1:50 PM CDT
A well-known Florida personal injury lawyer was shot and killed Wednesday by his oldest son, who also shot the lawyer’s girlfriend before killing himself, according to a family friend.
Sep 11, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
A settlement offer for one-tenth of the intended amount can be rescinded after it was mistakenly sent to an insurer by a lawyer’s paralegal, a Florida appeals court has ruled.
Aug 20, 2020 11:26 AM 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
A sexual harassment lawsuit filed against a Kentucky lawyer claims that he sexually harassed two employees with "outrageous and intolerable" conduct, leading one of them to threaten to cut off his exposed penis.
Jul 30, 2020 2:07 PM CDT
A former partner at Goldberg Segalla in its Pennsylvania office has been suspended for three years for settling cases without informing the insurer who hired his law firm.
Jul 7, 2020 12:14 PM CDT
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