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The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 3: Challenges Facing Survivors Seeking Redress Through the Civil Courts
The Keys to Assessing Sexual Abuse Claims - Civil Sexual Assault Episode 2
Civil Sexual Assault: Options for Redress
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
Catastrophic Impairment: What it means and why it's important to you if you've been hurt in a car accident
What is Subrogation and How Does it Affect Settlement Amounts?
Superman's Legal Duty
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
What Money Damages Are Available In A Personal Injury Claim?
Do you know the restrictions for a probationary driver in New Jersey?
Car Accidents and the Things You Need to Know
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
In a significant decision for the airline industry, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the district court's summary judgment dismissal of common law tort claims against an airline arising out of a...more
In This Issue:
- The United States Supreme Court’s Competing Guidance Regarding Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturers
- Recent French Appeals Court Decision in Concorde Crash Step Forward Towards...more
On July 1, 2013 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit held that plaintiffs in separate lawsuits could not be joined together for purposes of complying with the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA).The Court rejected...more
The Supreme Court granted certiorari yesterday to decide whether a court can deny immunity under the Aviation Transportation Security Act (ATSA) in a defamation case without first deciding whether an airline’s report to the...more
The Second Department in Biscone v. JetBlue Airways Corporation recently dismissed airline passengers’ tort claims against an airline based on the failure to provide food, water and facilities during an 11-hour tarmac delay,...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
Article by BC Personal Injury and ICBC Claims lawyer Erik Magraken discussing the law of causation in BC personal injury tort trials as recently clarified by the BC Court of Appeal.
This article is authored...more
Article by BC Personal Injury and ICBC Claims lawyer Erik Magraken discussing the prohibition against Double Recovery in BC personal injury claims and the law relating to future care costs and the non-deductibility of...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
The Trial Court dismissed a FELA Plaintiff's matter. Thereafter, former Plaintiff's Counsel sought to reinstate the matter. Counsel for NSRC objected, arguing there was no basis for reinstatement under the applicable...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
If you have been injured while a cruise ship passenger on a cruise, there is a good chance the cruise line is responsible for your injury and you should consider securing compensation for your injury. This article explains...more
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
Newsletter article on conducting discovery in railroad cases....more