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.
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.
Certain issues are more “hot” than others, both because they have jumped to the forefront in operational decisions, as well as because the state of the law is somewhat in flux.
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.
Sharon D. Stuart
Recent lessons from the Eleventh Circuit.
Stephen G.A. Myers and Kelly E. Brilleaux
How will liability issues evolve as product liability lawsuits begin to surface involving 3D-printed products?
Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time
Joshua W. Glotzer
Across the country, infrastructure is failing
Unlike a car accident, determining liability in a bus accident can be difficult.
William W. Hurst
Not only has Pokemon Go sparked a cultural phenomenon bordering on obsession, it has also produced some absolutely astounding effects.
Peter W. Kryworuk
Whether it be the result of a devastating fire loss, a significant errors and omissions claim, or as a victim of fraudulent activity by a trusted employee, insurance coverage is hugely important.
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.
If the trend of decriminalizing the use of small amounts of marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes continues, marijuana may be widely available across the country within a matter of years.
Rohen Cullen and Caroline O’Connor
The wilfully blind beware.
Sean M. Cleary
Product Liability for Internet-Connected Devices
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.
Benedict P. Morelli
Avoid the insurance companies
Insurance Coverage to Protect the Health Care Industry from the Increasing Risks Associated with the Internet of Things
Meghan Magruder and Amy Dehnel
While this connectivity can provide great benefits to patients and physicians, the security issues inherent in these devices are critical.
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
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.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
Who is responsible for gig economy car accidents?
T. Luke Abel
The Beason family had a strong case, and the jury responded by awarding them a sizable payout. But, the court invoked a tort-reform statute that capped the family's winnings, much to the surprise of the jury.
Manuel Carvallo of Estudio Carvallo Abogados discusses his firm's 130-year-old history, adapting to the latest technologies, and its 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Insurance Law in Chile.
A Q&A with Maria Philippides and Craig Woolley of South Africa “Law Firm of the Year” Norton Rose Fulbright.
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.
David Denisenko and Alexei Dingin
Maureen E. Carr
Six strategies to avoid costly liability.
In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in product liability lawsuits filed in California.