5295 ABA Journal Tort Law articles.
Jun 25, 2020 12:43 PM CDT
Another law firm cuts pay for lawyers and staffers
Holland & Hart is reducing profit distributions to equity partners and cutting pay for salaried lawyers by 15%. Staff members who…
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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…
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Florida plaintiffs lawyer Debi F. Chalik remembers the moment she decided to file suit against Princess Cruises for negligence arising from the COVID-19 outbreak on the Grand Princess ship. It was March 6, and she was home watching Vice President Mike Pence deliver a televised briefing that included an update on the status of the Grand Princess.
Jun 1, 2020 12:02 AM CDT
Bringing a case against an ocean cruise line is challenging. Plaintiffs lawyers say these cases are highly specific and highly specialized, governed by myriad legal standards and subject to investigative challenges. It’s an area so unique that it’s easy for a novice lawyer to make an honest mistake that can permanently sink an otherwise meritorious case.
Jun 1, 2020 12:00 AM CDT
Trump order seeks to curtail legal protections for social media
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday that seeks to reinterpret the Communications Decency Act, which protects websites from…
May 28, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
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Jenner & Block is sued in dispute over rent during pandemic
The Chicago landlord for Jenner & Block has filed a lawsuit alleging that the law firm owes more than…
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May 26, 2020 11:01 AM CDT
Restaurants may often invest in substantial insurance coverage for their businesses, including purchasing “business interruption” coverage in case something beyond their control forces a shutdown of their operations. In mid-March, such an event happened: the coronavirus pandemic.
May 26, 2020 9:09 AM CDT