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Dangers of Botulism with Botox
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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
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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
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In the last year, there have been two Ontario trial decisions dealing with sexual abuse of students by teachers. While we are still awaiting the full decision in the second case, it appears these cases may have yielded...more
A loud, beeping Amber Alert and accompanying visual banner filled the homes and screens of area television viewers on the evening of January 14, 2013, announcing the abduction of a five-year-old student from a Philadelphia...more
A boy who was molested as a fifth grader by his teacher won a $23 million verdict against the Los Angeles school district and the teacher.
The California Supreme Court concluded that a public school district may be held vicariously liable for the negligence of its administrative and supervisory employees for hiring, supervising and retaining an employee who...more
The California Supreme Court this year concluded that a public school district may be held vicariously liable for the negligence of its administrative and supervisory employees for hiring, supervising and retaining an...more
The lawsuit alleging that the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago misled prospective students by disseminating incomplete and misleading job placement data was dismissed this week in its entirety. ...more
This morning, the Illinois Supreme Court handed down its decision in Doe v. White.
Doe arises from a teacher sexual abuse case. As explained in detail here, a grade school teacher was disciplined for sexual misconduct by...more
On July 23, the NCAA imposed severe monetary and participation sanctions on the Penn State football program with the purpose of bringing about a cultural change at the school.
NCAA President Mark Emmert stated “the...more
Religious entities and communities of faith and their insurance carriers can take heart in pursuing defense judgments after the U.S. Supreme Court acted swiftly and unanimously in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and...more
C.A., a Minor, etc. v. William S. Hart Union High School District, et al. Supreme Court of California (March 8, 2012)
Last week, the California Supreme Court significantly expanded public entity liability by recognizing...more
The recent $8 million jury award to the families of two students killed in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre illustrates the importance of responding quickly and appropriately to incidents of violence, whether in the workplace...more
A recent court ruling in Texas shines a spotlight on the student-teacher boundary issues in schools. Recent headlines involving instances of teachers having allegedly inappropriate relationships with students always take our...more
In This Issue:
- The Student-Teacher Bond: How Close Is Too Close? By Dianna Bowen (Dallas)
A recent court ruling in Texas shines a spotlight on the student-teacher boundary issues in schools. Recent headlines...more
A recent Illinois Appellate Court decision highlights the protections that courts recognize for statements by public employees about coworker misconduct. The case should reassure school district employees who in good faith...more
You've just received a phone call advising that one of the school's employees is being sued for engaging in inappropriate activity with students attending the birthday party for the employee's child. The parent tells you that...more
C.A., a minor et al., v. William S. Hart Union High School District, et al. Court of Appeal, Second District, Division One (November 5, 2010)
This case addresses the pleading requirements for proceeding with a...more
Appeal from denial of SLAPP motion. Court of Appeal opinion....more
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