5422 ABA Journal Tort Law articles.
A federal appeals court has affirmed dismissal of a conservative Christian group’s lawsuit alleging
that the Southern Poverty Law Center defamed the church by designating it a hate group.
Jul 29, 2021 9:34 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is refusing to represent a Republican lawmaker accused in a lawsuit of helping incite the U.S. Capitol riot
in a speech that he gave Jan. 6.
Jul 28, 2021 10:13 AM CDT
Each month since April, I’ve been focusing on practice-area-specific law practice management software. This type of software is becoming increasingly prevalent as the overall demand for law practice management software increases.
Jul 23, 2021 9:18 AM CDT
Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil M. Gorsuch both called New York Times v. Sullivan into question in dissents from a cert denial earlier this month.
Jul 22, 2021 11:19 AM CDT
Gasoline stations in New Mexico can be liable for selling fuel to drivers they know or have reason to know are intoxicated, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Jul 22, 2021 9:41 AM CDT
Lateral hiring for associates increased in nearly all practice groups in the first quarter of 2021, with data privacy, entertainment and media and insurance practices showing the most activity, according to a legal data company.
Jul 16, 2021 11:35 AM CDT
A former tort plaintiff has filed a $13 billion lawsuit that accuses Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz of conspiring with an insurer and private investigators to spy on her through illegally placed electronic devices.
Jul 12, 2021 9:15 AM CDT
US lawyer in Hong Kong sentenced to prison
Samuel Bickett, a U.S. lawyer in Hong Kong, has been sentenced to four months and two weeks in jail for intervening…
Jul 9, 2021 4:24 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a Williams & Connolly staff member wasn’t entitled to collect disability insurance for anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder that she largely blamed on her work environment.
Jul 9, 2021 9:44 AM CDT
A lawyer’s literary references and descriptive comments in closing arguments has doomed a $37 million verdict obtained against two tobacco companies, the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc.
Jul 8, 2021 3:31 PM CDT
Personal injury lawyer John P. Coale is among the lawyers representing former President Donald Trump in censorship lawsuits against Twitter, Facebook and Google for suspending him and others from their websites.
Jul 8, 2021 10:17 AM CDT
An Iowa dental clinic can’t recover for COVID-19 "business interruption" losses under an insurance policy that covers "accidental physical loss or accidental physical damage," a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jul 6, 2021 3:14 PM CDT
A Florida judge on Friday appointed an Akerman partner as a receiver to handle financial matters for the Champlain Towers South condo association in litigation over the building collapse in Surfside, Florida.
Jul 6, 2021 1:41 PM CDT
A federal law protecting websites that publish third-party content doesn’t insulate Facebook from sex-trafficking lawsuits that are based on a state statute, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled.
Jun 30, 2021 9:26 AM CDT
A federal judge in Pensacola, Florida, has dismissed 238 cases filed for cleanup workers who blame their medical problems on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Jun 29, 2021 2:38 PM CDT
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