5635 ABA Journal Tort Law articles.
Aug 10, 2023 4:23 PM CDT
It’s a practice area that can yield blockbuster verdicts against deep-pocket corporations—the kinds of cases frequently featured in the news. Mass torts is a field that’s often misunderstood and mischaracterized, praised by some for prompting consumer safeguards and forcing corporate change but also viewed as overwhelmingly white and male with high barriers to entry. And the field has plenty of detractors.
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Unwitting money transfers to fraudsters yield reprimands
Three North Carolina lawyers have been reprimanded for separate incidents in which they or their staff members mistakenly transferred real estate money or…
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‘Taco Tuesday’ trademark abandoned
Taco John’s has agreed to give up its “Taco Tuesday” trademark after Taco Bell sought its cancellation in what it described as a “liberation” campaign.…
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A 96-year-old judge on the Federal U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Pauline Newman, must mediate her lawsuit seeking to stay on the…
Jul 14, 2023 2:15 PM CDT
Johnson & Johnson has filed two lawsuits against four doctors who published studies claiming a link between talcum powder and mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer. “When a litigant starts suing opposing experts, that’s very aggressive,” an expert says.
Jul 14, 2023 2:00 PM CDT
An Oklahoma state court judge has thrown out a lawsuit seeking reparations for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, ending what could be the survivors’ best hope for justice for one of the worst racial terror attacks in U.S. history.
Jul 10, 2023 12:00 PM CDT
3M agrees to settle ‘forever chemicals’ cases for $10.3B
3M, a multinational conglomerate corporation and a maker of chemicals, has agreed to pay $10.3 billion to settle claims by municipalities…
Jun 23, 2023 3:15 PM CDT
After a wait of about 650 days, ACLU voting-rights lawyer Dale Ho has been confirmed as a federal judge in the…
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