Product Liability Law
546 ABA Journal Product Liability Law articles.
Snapchat may be liable for negligently designing a speed filter used by a teenage driver who recorded speeds of more than 100 miles per hour before she crashed her Mercedes-Benz and severely injured another driver, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Mar 17, 2022 12:06 PM CDT
Lawyers defending companies involved in mass tort litigation on Friday supported federal rule changes they think will help prevent the introduction of “junk” scientific testimony at trials, according to coverage by Reuters.
Jan 25, 2022 12:56 PM CST
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is adding 52 lawyers from a midsize firm and launching four new offices.
Jan 24, 2022 4:13 PM CST
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a $465 million verdict
against Johnson & Johnson, accused of creating
a public nuisance through a misleading marketing campaign that promoted opioid use.
Nov 10, 2021 9:44 AM CST
Jurors appear more skeptical of scientific and medical testimony following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to some lawyers and experts interviewed by Law.com.
Oct 26, 2021 1:18 PM CDT
Lawsuits are being filed around the country on behalf of people who brewed tea with unwashed poppy seeds in search of a home remedy for anxiety, arthritis or diarrhea.
Sep 14, 2021 2:57 PM CDT
A survey of female plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation has found that most were dissatisfied with their lawyers, most didn’t trust their lawyers to act in their best interest, and most were unhappy with lengthy litigation.
Aug 13, 2021 9:14 AM 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
McDonald’s sued over voice recognition software
McDonald’s is accused of violating Illinois’ biometric privacy law by using voice recognition software to recognize repeat customers at drive-thrus. The suit, filed in…
Jun 3, 2021 4:16 PM CDT
Retired lawyer is oldest American to climb Mount Everest
Retired Chicago lawyer Arthur Muir became the oldest American to scale Mount Everest last month. Muir, 75, tried to climb the…
Jun 1, 2021 4:34 PM CDT
A plaintiff who alleges that he was injured by a defective hip implant must turn over data from his Fitbit to the defendant, a federal judge ruled Monday.
May 26, 2021 10:49 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that Snapchat isn’t protected from liability by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in a case alleging that three youths died in a car crash after using the app’s speed filter.
May 6, 2021 9:46 AM CDT
Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District is important in clarifying the law of personal jurisdiction, but it also raises many questions that will confront lower state and federal courts and ultimately need Supreme Court resolution.
May 3, 2021 8:52 AM CDT
The Ford Motor Co. can be sued for alleged defects in its vehicles in the states where the plaintiffs lived and the alleged harm happened, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an 8-0 opinion.
Mar 25, 2021 11:55 AM CDT
Years of convictions could be at risk following a Washington Supreme Court decision that struck down the state’s felony drug possession law.
Mar 15, 2021 10:43 AM CDT
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