Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Jason W. Konvicka
Cooking with oil or grease can result in delicious meals, but there are a number of risks involved.
When is the dog's owner responsible for your injury, and what might that win you in court?
Christopher B. Kende
In a nutshell, the Convention makes an airline strictly liable for bodily injury or death of a passenger caused by an “accident” occurring while embarking, on board the aircraft, or disembarking.
Joshua W. Glotzer
Across the country, infrastructure is failing
Patrick McElhone, Jr.
The tires looked new based on the tread depth. However, what the Defendant did not know was that the tires were 10 years old. They had simply been kept in storage. As the Defendant was driving the vehicle on the interstate, the tire suddenly blew out.
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
Sean M. Cleary
Cases brought against the manufacturer of goods, following an injury caused by an inherent defect within the good, are not based on a theory of negligence, but on a theory of products liability.
Andrew R. Young
The top three causes of truck crashes are rear end collisions, lane departures, and rollover accidents.
William W. Hurst
"Distracted driving is the single most cited reason for car accidents, especially among younger drivers. This means companies who produce products targeted toward younger peoples and especially those of driving age must be extra careful about how their products may their consumers while driving."
Marc G. Brecher
When the harm is significant enough to raise major safety concerns, a recall may be issued, but that only goes so far. Many recalled items are never returned or repaired, leaving latent hazards everywhere.
Christopher L. Sallay
Due to the statute of limitations, individuals who have been injured in a sidewalk fall should not hesitate to contact an experienced premises liability attorney.
Clifford J. Zatz and Josh Thomas Foust
The decision “may make it impossible to bring certain mass actions at all.”
Thomas P. Kieselbach
A rundown of important workers' compensation cases in Minnesota over the past year.
Unlike a car accident, determining liability in a bus accident can be difficult.
Robert A. Clifford
Discovery has become more expansive in litigation, despite the fact that the vast majority of civil cases settle before trial.
The FTC, on Jan. 5, 2017, filed a complaint in the Northern District of California against an IoT device manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary for failure to take reasonable steps to secure the products that they sell to the United States market.
C. Richard Newsome
Well-developed negligence and strict products liability law already provide the best solution for those instances where self-driving technology fails and results in injury or death.
Exchanging information is just the first step when it comes to filing a claim after an accident.
David E. Vtipil
Injured workers in North Carolina would be limited in the amounts of opioids that they could be prescribed under proposed Commission rules.
Sean M. Cleary
In the case of tort laws and legal reform, for instance, Trump seems to side with "the little guy.”
Sean M. Cleary
The Purpose of Mediation in a Personal Injury Case
Frank L. Branson
Hardworking Americans in the oil patch live and toil in a perilous environment, performing some of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. today.
William W. Hurst
Not only has Pokemon Go sparked a cultural phenomenon bordering on obsession, it has also produced some absolutely astounding effects.
Jeffrey M. Kimmel
Where do the victims of these events turn? Make as many jokes as you’d like, but without lawyers, they’d be on their own. Medical malpractice insurance carriers, using their formidable assets and power, flex their muscles and bully their way through defending these inconvenient “events,” which may affect their bottom line.
Karen Gail Treece
While estimates vary, it is believed that the top 5 percent of opioid users likely account for more than half of total opioid use.
Charles R. Lipcon
However, despite the emphasis on a family-friendly environment, one major issue has historically dominated the discussion of cruise ship safety: the presence (or lack thereof) of lifeguards on cruise ships.
Rachel Constantino-Wallace, John Roche, and John Wechkin
Issues like product liability, FAA compliance, privacy, and IP surround the use of drones for personal and business use.
Divide and Conquer: Plaintiffs Need a Single Forum that Accommodates the Realities of Contemporary Economic Activity
David A. Mazie and David M. Estes
The growth of mass tort litigation tracks with industries’ shift to mass marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical and consumer products on a national scale.