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.
Maureen E. Carr
Six strategies to avoid costly liability.
Sarah E. Coyne
The physician's opioid prescribing dilemma.
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.
Robert M. Robenalt
What Employers Can Do to Address Opioid Addiction in the Workplace
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.
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.
Brian J. MacDonough
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination's new regulations offer a substantial overhaul from the past system.
It is easy to buy guns and hard to hold anyone other than the user accountable.
Nicholas K. Kile
As utilities have undertaken the task of replacing the mains, which the utility owns and to which the customer service line connects, an increased risk from lead in that customer line is exposed.
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.
Comprehensive screenings and instituting a "dose ceiling" are two ways to tackle care for at-risk patients.
Stephen G.A. Myers and Kelly E. Brilleaux
How will liability issues evolve as product liability lawsuits begin to surface involving 3D-printed products?
How an Unwinnable Case was Won
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
A look at the headlines featuring Best Lawyers listed lawyers for the week of July 22.
In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in product liability lawsuits filed in California.
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
Sharon D. Stuart
Recent lessons from the Eleventh Circuit.
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.
Identify Exhaustion or Risk Waiving a Defense.
This week, hirings at King & Spalding, and a profile of civil rights attorney Debra Katz.
The Delaware bankruptcy judge presiding over the Takata case on Monday granted the debtors’ request to extend the freeze on lawsuits connected to its dangerously defective airbag inflators through late February for individual claims, but will revisit a stay on state enforcement actions in 30 days.
Lawsuits about a blood-thinning drug that prevents platelets from clumping together now prevents plaintiffs from joining together to bring state law claims against a corporation when not every plaintiff was harmed in that state.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
New technologies open up new ways for children to be exploited online. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act offers a solution.
Making these mistakes will seriously impact your ability to claim damages following an accident.
Donald L. Sapir
By letting advertisers target men in job postings, Facebook may be contributing to gendered discrimination.
Deborah Drooz and Barry Langberg
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, has represented well-known comedian and actress, Rebel Wilson, in her successful defamation proceedings against Bauer Media, the German-based global media giant.