Read Personal Injury Law updates, news, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
Who is responsible if I get hit and injured by a truck?
Supreme Court’s Recent ERISA Subrogation Ruling is Shortsighted, Makes Personal Injury Settlements More Difficult
Do you know the restrictions for a probationary driver in New Jersey?
Bleeding Deaths Linked to Pradaxa
GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Accused in Heart Attacks
Lawsuits Claim SSRIs Can Cause Severe Birth Defects
Dangers of Botulism with Botox
Hernia Patients in Pain as Skin Procedure Fails
What can I be compensated for after an accident injury that was not my fault?”
Car Accidents and the Things You Need to Know
Legal Minute - I was injured in a car accident as a passenger. Whom can I file a claim against?
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Monster Energy Drink Accused of Teen Death
Legal Minute with Sacramento wrongful death attorney, John Demas
Sacramento dog bite attorney- Legal Minute
Legal Minute: “Who Pays for my Expenses If I’m Injured By A Driver Who Doesn’t Have Auto Insurance?”
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
As Greed Grows in Trucking Industry, Driver Fatigue Is a Problem Facing All Americans
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
Can you protect yourself from a hit and run accident and why do you need uninsured & under-insured motorist coverage?
In This Issue:
..Quinn Emanuel to Open Sydney Office
..Firm Expands Mass Torts and Products Liability Practice
..Susheel Kirpalani Named a 2012 “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American...more
There are so many fun things you can do with celebrities. In addition to the traditional things like writing books about them, you can also use their catchphrases to make greeting cards; make movies about them using puppets;...more
For some time now, Electronic Arts–purveyor of sports video games–has been embroiled in disputes relating to using the likenesses of former college athletes without providing them appropriate remuneration. There has been the...more
In a much-anticipated opinion, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday reversed a New Jersey lower court decision granting summary judgment in favor of video game giant Electronic Arts against putative class...more
Earlier this month, a federal court in Philadelphia heard arguments about concussions in the National Football League (NFL). More than 4,100 plaintiffs, who are part of 222 consolidated lawsuits, are at the beginning of the...more
Recently, in Boudreau v. Bank of Montreal, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a motion dismissing a lawsuit against Bank of Montreal (BMO), Rogers Communications Inc. (Rogers), and Umbro Inc. (Umbro)....more
As my diehard readers (maybe reader? Hi Mom! (Just kidding, I’m pretty sure even she doesn’t read these)) will remember, I blogged about pending litigation between former college athletes and the NCAA regarding whether...more
John Coomer claimed that he was injured when he was hit in the eye by a foil wrapped hot dog, shot out of an air cannon by Royals' mascot Slugerr, during a 2009 Kansas City Royals game. He sued the Royals for his injuries...more
The legal controversies over athletes' rights-of-publicity rage on. Two pending appellate decisions offer some hope that a rational conclusion might be in sight. The head of Manatt's Sports Law Practice Group, Ron Katz, had...more
10 bad habits of attorneys...more
It is not really a surprise when a celebrity makes the news after being sued; we see it happen all time. Those cases typically involve some sort of misconduct, domestic issue, or some other media-driven dispute. It is not...more
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..Washington v. Take-two Interactive Software, Inc., et al.
California appellate court affirms anti-SLAPP dismissal of misappropriation claim brought against Grand Theft Auto developers....more
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- DiTocco v. Riordan -
Second Circuit affirms district court’s dismissal of plaintiffs’ copyright claims, holding that defendants’ Percy Jackson book series was not substantially similar to...more
The right of publicity — the legal doctrine that protects the right of celebrities to control and profit from their names, likenesses, and other aspects of their identities — is a familiar topic here at Law Law Land. But it...more
Usually, a negligent misrepresentation case from the Minnesota Supreme Court would fall a bit outside my usual purview for blogging. But as a lifelong Kentucky basketball fan, how could I resist commenting on Williams v....more
Recent disputes involving Electronic Arts (EA) have divided district courts in the Third and Ninth Circuits over whether the First Amendment insulates designers of video games from lawsuits when they use an athlete’s likeness...more
In 2009, the musical group “No Doubt”, sued video game giant Activision after learning that its video game "Band Hero" allowed gamers to access avatars of the band members to perform other groups’ music. According to a...more
By now, you may have heard that the defamation lawsuit brought against Barbara Walters in connection with her autobiography, Audition: A Memior, has been dismissed for insufficient merit. However, it brings up a few...more
No Doubt v. Activision Publishing, Inc., California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, February 15, 2011
• In rock band’s right of publicity action, court finds videogame publisher’s use of band members’...more
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• McNamee v. Clemens
McNamee v. Clemens, USDC E.D. New York, February 4, 2011
• In defamation action against former baseball player Roger Clemens filed by his former personal trainer, court...more
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• ivi, Inc. v. Fisher Communications, Inc.
• Hayne v. The Innocence Project
ivi, Inc. v. Fisher Communications, Inc., USDC W.D. Washington, January 19, 2011
• Court grants defendant television...more
"School's Open" say the signs all over the roadways every September. "Drive Carefully," they say. Perhaps they should also say "Play Carefully."
Every year, students at schools get injured in sporting events and every year...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Road to the Beijing Olympic Games: Legal and Business Issues In Staging Major Sporting Events
*Trial For Thousands Of Retired NFL Players Remains Set For Next Month After Denial Of Summary Judgment...more
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