1285 ABA Journal Injury & Accident Law articles.
“One of the things that I’m most proud of is having a minority firm survive for 44 years, and with a sense of values, sense of principles,” says personal injury lawyer Dale Minami. “Over the years, I think, on balance, we’ve been able both to do good and do well.” Minami will be presented with the ABA Medal, the ABA’s highest honor, at the 2019 annual meeting in San Francisco.
Jun 19, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled 4-2 Friday that a cap on noneconomic damages violates the right to a jury trial under the state constitution’s Bill of Rights.
Jun 18, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissented Monday when the high court refused to hear the case of a man whose wife died at a naval…
May 20, 2019 10:18 AM CDT
A former Atlanta lawyer convicted of felony murder in the fatal shooting of his wife is arguing that only he has the right to represent her estate—and that means a…
May 20, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
A personal injury law firm in South Carolina founded by George Sink Sr. contends in a federal lawsuit that Sink’s son, George Sink Jr., has no right to use the…
May 2, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
A lawyer in Jackson, Mississippi, continues to spend two weekends per month in jail for contempt of court after he failed to persuade a judge to switch him to home…
Apr 18, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
In movies such as Erin Brockovich and A Civil Action, lawyers investigate a serious environmental problem and then sweep a jury off its feet with the force of their evidence. Environmental litigators say a case actually can take years because of the Daubert standard, which governs whether an expert witness’s opinion is admissible in court.
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An Arkansas woman who contends she was scared into surgery to remove vaginal mesh to bolster her position in litigation has filed a lawsuit against her former law firm and…
Apr 16, 2018 11:25 AM CDT$1 billion concussion settlement.
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Legal observers say the growth of bedbug lawyers and climbing verdicts fit the pattern of novel personal injury specialties that can become overrun—like mold law a decade ago and the recent proliferation of ride-share injury attorneys.
Bedbug attacks are indeed a small tort practice, but the cases have struck a chord with juries.
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