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Most cases involving the existence of removal jurisdiction under CAFA involve the $5 million amount in controversy. In a recent Third Circuit opinion, determining whether or not the putative class had the requisite 100...more
The High Court recently held that the “Brillante Virtuoso” (the “Vessel”) was a constructive total loss (“CTL”) following an attack by pirates in July 2011. Mr Justice Flaux made important key findings in the CTL claim, which...more
Under the Motor Carrier Act of 1980 ("the Act"), no motor carrier shall operate a motor vehicle unless the carrier has obtained minimum levels of financial responsibility through insurance or other forms for bodily injury or...more
A transported liquid chemical had been found degraded after shipping from Texas to South Korea. The chemical company contended that the shipper was responsible for the losses as samples taken from the chemical prior to its...more
Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd  HCA 33 -
The High Court today handed down a decision concerning Section 54 (1) of the Insurance Contracts Act. The decision is important for many insurers, particularly those...more
A judgment found that certain Lloyd’s reinsurers were not liable to cover the destruction of cargo on board a vessel that capsized in the Philippines during a Typhoon. The trial court relied on a typhoon warranty clause...more
The deadline for California Assembly and Senate bills to pass their respected houses was May 30, 2014. Bills that met the deadline are eligible for enactment this year.
In the vast majority of personal injury and wrongful death cases involving commercial motor carriers the insurance limits for the motor carrier are sufficient to cover the loss given the required $750,000 minimum limits...more
Many small to medium-sized business purchase commercial general liability insurance or some other type of business insurance to protect the business against claims or lawsuits. In exchange for premium payments by the...more
The laws surrounding pedestrian right of way can be complicated. You need to know 1) when to cross as a pedestrian and 2) when to yield as a motor vehicle driver. Violating any of these laws can cost you big - in both...more
The Ontario Court of Appeal has just released a decision overturning the trial judge’s findings of liability in a single car motor vehicle accident.
In Morsi v. Fermar Paving, Mark Morsi died in a single vehicle...more
As previously reported, the Appellate Division ruled that a drunk driver who is involved in an accident can sue a tavern, which allegedly over-served him, for personal injuries. At issue in this case is a provision of the...more
Pacific Indemnity Company v. Pickens Kane Moving & Storage Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (April 20, 2011)
The Carmack Amendment, 49 U.S.C. § 14706, regulates the liability of shippers and carriers for household goods...more
In this decision (attached) and another one, Casey v Stachlewitz, Unpublished Decision of the Michigan Court of Appeals, February 22, 2011 (Docket No.295835), the Michigan Court of Appeals has applied the Michigan Supreme...more
In This Issue:
1.1 COURT CONFIRMS ITS JURISDICTION TO HEAR APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER THAT THERE BE NO ORDER AS TO COSTS FOLLOWING DISCONTINUATION OF ACTION ...2
2 DAMAGES ...4
2.1 HIGH COURT...more
Article by BC Personal Injury and ICBC Claims lawyer Erik Magraken discussing disputes with ICBC regarding fault following a collision and legal options in pursing claims to address these disputes.
Nuculovic v. Johnny Dean Hill and SMART Bus, Inc., 287 Mich App 58; 783 NW2d 124 (2010). Representing defendant, the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transport (SMART) and its driver, Mr. Tucker prepared a brief in an...more
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