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If A Tree Falls In The City, Is It Serving A Public Purpose?

Today’s posting has nothing to do with corporate law and everything to do with trees. On November 30 and December 1, 2011, the City of Pasadena experienced an unusually violent windstorm. Wind speeds in excess of 100 miles...more

Australia’s High Court Denies Employee Worker’s Compensation Claim For Sex Injury

Ruling in a 4-2 decision[1], the Australian High Court denied a government employee worker’s compensation claim for an injury the employee sustained while having sex in a motel room during a business trip. The female...more

Insurance Coverage for Food and Beverage Contamination

Damages owed from illness and death claims resulting from actual or alleged food and beverage contamination, along with the cost of recalls of potentially contaminated products, present serious financial risk to companies...more

If a tree falls in quebec, can anybody sue? Supreme Court’s newest decision on causation in automobile insurance contains surprise

A new decision of the Supreme Court of Canada highlights a fundamental difference between purely no-fault automobile insurance jurisdictions like Quebec and fault-based automobile insurance jurisdictions like Alberta. The...more

Medical Records Speak Louder Than Words: What It Takes to Win a Social Security Disability Claim Medical Records Speak Louder...

Columbia, MO – February 28, 2012 -- To SSA, the word “disabled” is not a medical term. This is the number one reason that the agency will not accept your doctor’s pronouncement that you are “disabled.” To SSA, being disabled...more

Facebook No Friend for FSCO Claimant

A FSCO arbitrator has ordered a claimant to produce to the insurer all photographs with her image posted to her Facebook profile (including any limited-access or private portion of her profile) for the period May 5, 2008 to...more

Department Provides Advice on Effective Date of Amendments to California Principally At-Fault Regulation

The California Department of Insurance issued a notice on October 24, 2011, which advises that most of the amendments to regulatory section 2632.13 apply to accidents that occur prior to the amendments’ December 11, 2011,...more

FSCO Allows Insurer's Appeal over WSIB Issues

A FSCO Director’s Delegate has allowed an insurer’s appeal of an arbitrator’s decision, which allowed the claimant to pursue accident benefits despite an unsettled WSIB claim....more

Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Initiative on Disaster Preparedness & Response

This Blog covers the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section's series of podcasts, teleconferences, and live programs dedicated to Disaster Preparedness and Response. It addresses issues arising out of disasters caused by...more

Health Care Litigator

In this issue: Seventh Circuit Appeal in Case Against Medical Center Could Impact the Ability to Bring Suits Under the False Claims Act; Putative Class Action Seeks Ruling That Illinois Health Care Providers Must Accept...more

FSCO: Man Injured while Repairing Vehicle not in "Accident"

A FSCO arbitrator has ruled that a man who fell off a truck while repairing it was not involved in a motor vehicle accident for the purpose of receiving accident benefits....more

Weekly Law Resume - June 30, 2011: Bad Faith - Private Right of Action Permitted for Violation of Insurance Code Provision

Chris Hughes v. Progressive Direct Insurance Company Court of Appeal, Second District (June 15, 2011) Insurance Code Section 758.5 prohibits an insurer from either requiring that an insured's automobile be repaired by a...more

The Cost of Change: Reforms to Civil Litigation Costs and Funding in England and Wales

On Tuesday 29 March 2011 the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP published the Government's proposals for the legislative reform of the current costs and funding system for civil litigation in England and Wales. The proposals...more

Fraud and Abuse Issues In Off-label Marketing

In This Presentation: Increased Fraud Enforcement Activity; Current Enforcement Climate; Prosecution and Exclusion of Individuals; Inter-relationship with Kickback Allegations; Off-Label Enforcement Activity; Fraud...more

CMS Continues the Deadline for Reporting Liability Settlements and Makes Other Changes That Could Affect Resolution of Product...

Introduction Since Congress passed the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA or the Act), litigants have scrambled to interpret the language and discern the likely ramifications of the Act on the resolution of...more

PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE AND SETTING OF BOND

The presumption of innocence in a criminal law case means just that: you are presumed innocent unless proven guilty. This is true regardless of whatever crime is alleged, e.g., child sexual abuse, murder, sexual battery,...more

Bibliography, Auto Accident Library of Congress, finding Crash Information, Las Vegas Lawyer: a Nevada Prospective

Personal Injury Bibliography library of Congress by Las Vegas Lawyer a Nevada Prospective....more

Las Vegas, Nevada Motorcycle Safety, Crashes, Injury's, Deaths

Las Vegas, Nevada Motorcycle Safety, Crashes, Injury's, Deaths...more

A REVIEW OF FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS, THE LAS VEGAS EXPERIENCE

A REVIEW OF FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS, THE LAS VEGAS EXPERIENCE...more

TICKET ENFORCEMENT IS PAYING A TICKET ANOTHER FORM OF TAX. THE LAS VEGAS EXPERIENCE

TICKET ENFORCEMENT IS PAYING A TICKET ANOTHER FORM OF TAX. THE LAS VEGAS EXPERIENCE. ALTERNATIVE ANALYSIS OF WHY NHP & METRO WRITE SO MANY CITATIONS...more

Las Vegas Bike Injury Law Finding Recorces

Bicycle Safety Program Through education, enforcement, outreach and legislation, NHTSA's bicycle safety program goals are directed toward reducing bicycle injuries and fatalities. Bicycling is encouraged as an alternate...more

Property & Casualty Insurance Company Websites List

Property & Casualty Insurance Company Websites List...more

UM insurer was bound by default that was entered against owner of uninsured vehicle

Background: Parents of driver who died in single-vehicle accident involving an uninsured vehicle brought negligent entrustment action against vehicle's owner. After parents obtained a default against vehicle owner but before...more

Motorcycle Involvement in Crashes

An estimated 142,000 motorcyclists have died in traffic crashes since the enactment of the Highway Safety and National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966. Motorcycles made up nearly 3 percent of all registered...more

Reserch, Las Vegas, Injury Lawyer, CPSC, Bike Facts

Las Vegas, Nevada Injury Lawyer Research, CPSC,Bike Safety Fact Sheet Consumer Product Safety Commission Bicycle Fact Sheet CPSC Document #346 ________________________________________ The U.S. Consumer Product...more

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