1330 ABA Journal Injury & Accident Law articles.
A federal judge in the Western District of Missouri has ruled for GEICO in a lawsuit seeking a declaratory judgment that its auto policy doesn’t cover damages for a sexually transmitted disease contracted during car sex.
Mar 14, 2023 8:35 AM CDT
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that a restaurant in Weatherford, Oklahoma, was not liable for the death of a patron in a lawsuit claiming that he was served 12 beers and five tequila shots before getting behind the wheel of his car in an attempt to collect on a bet.
Feb 21, 2023 9:16 AM CST
The GEICO General Insurance Co. should have been given a chance to intervene before a trial judge confirmed a $5.2 million arbitration award to a woman who contracted a sexually transmitted disease during car sex, the Missouri Supreme Court has ruled.
Jan 11, 2023 2:51 PM CST
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Astroworld 2021 was one of the deadliest concerts in U.S. history. In all, 10 people in the audience died from injuries they sustained in the pressure-packed crowd that night. The youngest was a 9-year-old boy. According to the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, they all died from compression asphyxia when the pressure of the crowd against their chests prevented them from breathing.
Dec 1, 2022 1:40 AM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued Monday that the Supreme Court should have decided an appeal filed by the widow of a service member who died from leukemia after his alleged exposure to toxins and contaminated water at Camp LeJeune.
Nov 8, 2022 10:23 AM CST
Since 2018, Mighty has provided personal injury lien management software to attorney financiers and medical providers. In 2020, it began offering the same tech to lawyers and law firms.
Nov 7, 2022 9:06 AM CST
A New York lawyer has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for participating in a scheme involving phony trip-and-fall accidents and fraudulent lawsuits.
Oct 28, 2022 9:14 AM CDT
Estimating what the future would have looked like if an accident had never occurred can seem more like a thought experiment than a scientific process. But there’s a science behind it, says Michael Shahnasarian.
Oct 26, 2022 8:47 AM CDT
The metaverse is all the rage these days. Users can enter a virtual world where they can interact with people from all parts of the physical world, play games, engage in commerce and do a lot of other things. Some law firms have also seen the potential.
Oct 19, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
A former Traverse City, Michigan, personal injury lawyer is entitled to continued monthly payments under his disability insurance policy because of evidence that his recurrent depression makes him unable to work as a trial attorney, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 13, 2022 9:49 AM CDT
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An agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has qualified immunity from a Fourth Amendment claim in a lawsuit filed by an injured lawyer, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jun 22, 2022 8:37 AM CDT