Injury & Accident Law
1317 ABA Journal Injury & Accident Law articles.
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A settlement offer for one-tenth of the intended amount can be rescinded after it was mistakenly sent to an insurer by a lawyer’s paralegal, a Florida appeals court has ruled.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
A Pennsylvania lawyer has consented to disbarment after his conviction for defrauding his law firm out of $3.4 million by secretly referring its personal injury clients to outside lawyers for a cut of the fees generated.
Jun 23, 2020 10:22 AM CDT
State high courts, chief justices issue racial injustice statements
A growing number of state chief justices are issuing public statements following the death of George Floyd. Many of the…
Jun 18, 2020 4:33 PM CDT
An Ohio lawyer who “actively avoided” paying a $25,000 malpractice settlement has been suspended from law practice.
Jun 18, 2020 1:52 PM CDT
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