Insurance Limits and Case Value - A Clear Correlation?
Cullen & Dykman Sees Colleges Calling for Title IX Help v
"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
Subrogation: Piggyback Claims by Health Insurers in Injury Lawsuits
Who Can Sue the U.S. Government for Injuries? A Legal Primer
Why Secret Settlements of Injury Lawsuits Are Bad (for Everyone but the Defendant)
How Big Tobacco Handles Lawsuits -- Attrition and Wait for Deaths
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
How Auto Defects Can Cause Passenger Injury
What patients misunderstand about their right of informed consent
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Attorney Client Privilege
Proximate Cause - An Important Practice Tip for Personal Injury Lawyers
Understanding Supplemental Spousal Liability Insurance in NY
The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Superman's Legal Duty
Arizona homebuilders will welcome with open arms two recent legal rulings of substantial impact to their industry. In the first decision, on July 28, 2015, in Sullivan v. Pulte Home Corp., No. 1 CA-CV 14-0199, the Arizona...more
This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.
Blue Bell resumes ice cream production in Alabama. The Alabama Department...more
Delta Blue Blueberries filed suit in California against Wilbur-Ellis Company, Semi-Tropic Water Storage District, and Alpine Helicopter Service Inc. for negligence and trespass. (Case No. 39-2015-0032670-CU-NP-STK in the...more
A majority of the Federal Court of Appeal in Paradis Honey Ltd. v. Canada recently allowed a group of commercial beekeepers to proceed with a proposed class action against their government regulator. The court rejected the...more
In Belle Terre Ranch Inc. v. Wilson, 2015 DJDAR 506, the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District decided an agricultural trespass action involving an attorney fees claim....more
Litigators in the Firm’s Washington, DC office persuaded the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to grant an appeal in a tort case in which 34 plaintiffs allege that the land application of biosolids to farmland created a nuisance and...more
Proposed rule changes in the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) have excluded some farmers from MAEAP verification and protection....more
In Toftoy v. Rosenwinkel, the 2nd District of the Illinois Appellate Court held that Illinois' "Right to Farm Act," 740 ILCS 70/1, didn't bar the plaintiff's nuisance suit against the defendants and their cattle farm. ...more
In This Issue:
- What Law Applies When A Flood-Related Disaster Hits?
- Farm Odors and Coverage Issues Arising from “Pollutant” Property Damages.
Excerpt from What Law Applies When A Flood-Related Disaster...more
Our reports on the oral arguments of the Illinois Supreme Court's September term continue with Toftoy v. Rosenwinkel.
Toftoy is an interesting case because it presents a textbook example of a clash between two classic...more
Published on the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE) website on January 3, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. ...more
Published on the National Business Institute (CLE) website on April 4, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog.
Mr. Kaiser, founder of the Kaiser Legal Group, is a consultant and mediator. He also...more
In Hubner v. Spring Valley Equestrian Center, the New Jersey Supreme Court expressly noted that the NJ Equine Activities Liability Act is "remedial legislation" (akin to the Law Against Discrimination statute, etc.)and thus...more
Last August 13th, the Fredericksburg Chapter of the Virginia Dressage Association graciously sponsored an educational seminar at the Salem Church Library in Fredericksburg, Virginia. I presented a seminar on Virginia’s Equine...more
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