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.
Linda Klein & Neel Gupta
Autonomous vehicles will revolutionize almost every area of the law. Here’s a look at what’s rapidly approaching.
Ethan Price-Livingston & David Y. Loh
One of the hallmarks of American admiralty and maritime law is the Limitation of Liability Act, which has been in existence since 1851 and permits a shipowner to limit its liability to the value of the vessel after the casualty.
Unlike a car accident, determining liability in a bus accident can be difficult.
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.
Sean M. Cleary
Product Liability for Internet-Connected Devices
Stephen G.A. Myers and Kelly E. Brilleaux
How will liability issues evolve as product liability lawsuits begin to surface involving 3D-printed products?
Joshua W. Glotzer
Across the country, infrastructure is failing
M. Thomas Arceneaux
A return to the lender liability days?
Gregory G. Rizio
How an Attorney Can Successfully Work With the Press
Linda J. Chalat
Reports of serious injury raise questions over the legality of electric scooters—even as ridership grows.
In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in product liability lawsuits filed in California.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
John P. Hutchins
In most states, there is no general applicable rule of law forbidding one contracting party from waiving all recourse in the event of breach by the other.
Jim Steinberg and Lance McCord
Unlike most traditionally licensed software, cloud solutions also put the customer at risk by transmitting, storing, and processing the customer’s data outside of the customer’s networks.
LaBarron N. Boone
As vacationers take to the roads this summer, they may not realize the dangers those driving the big rigs next to them face.
Rohen Cullen and Caroline O’Connor
The wilfully blind beware.
Patrick Monahan and Damian Clancy
While corporate administrators often operate in firms, their appointment is personal. When an administrator leaves the employ of their firm, their appointment is unaffected by that departure.
Brian G. Grant
It is therefore imperative for lawyers practicing in the field to understand the principle areas of potential municipal liability and to understand both the limits of municipalities’ liability and the specialized statutory defenses available to municipalities.
Australia's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Energy Law
Russia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree for Real Estate Law
Antonio M. Romanucci
The Warning Signs and Legal Remedies of Mass Shootings
Roy D. Oppenheim
In an effort to save face and money, Monsanto, a biochemical subsidiary of the pharmaceutical company Bayer, is seeking to make a global settlement of $8 million to repay the public for their blatant manipulation of scientific research—which hid the fact that their product is cancerous.
Maureen E. Carr
Six strategies to avoid costly liability.
While the FDA's authority has been extended to cover E-Cigarettes, no regulations have been put in place to govern the development and sale of e-cigarette batteries. This has made exploding E-Cigs a serious health threat on par with respiratory complications.
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