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.
Victims of accidents in California can receive damages for their injury, whether that be physical, emotional, or financial.
Joshua W. Glotzer
Across the country, infrastructure is failing
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
When is the dog's owner responsible for your injury, and what might that win you in court?
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.
Unlike a car accident, determining liability in a bus accident can be difficult.
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.
Gregory Bubalo and Katherine A. Dunnington
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California will significantly impact the plaintiffs’ choices of forums for the filing of mass torts actions.
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.
Elizabeth S. Fitch and Theodore M. Schaer
Cybersecurity and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s School of Cyber Claims
Sean M. Cleary
In the case of tort laws and legal reform, for instance, Trump seems to side with "the little guy.”
Making these mistakes will seriously impact your ability to claim damages following an accident.
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.
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.
Stann W. Givens
An overview of the different age groups and costs involved in medical bills from car accident injuries.
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.
What law firms need to know about translator credentials.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
With all the advances in medical knowledge and experience, why are there so many medical errors and what can be done to reduce them?
Grady S. Hurley
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has primary regulatory jurisdiction over OCS oil and gas operations. Following the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2011, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was created to issue leases and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) established to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve national resources.
It is easy to buy guns and hard to hold anyone other than the user accountable.
Sean M. Cleary
Product Liability for Internet-Connected Devices
Jeffrey Travers and Michael J. Miller
We were able to obtain a verdict for Mr. Cooper within a year of opting for the state courts.
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.
A roundup of hirings, awards, and industry news relevant to our listed lawyers.
A roundup of recent news of listed lawyers across the country.
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.