Civil Sexual Assault Episode 6: Changes in the area of Civil Sexual Assault
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 5: Assessing Sexual Assault Claims
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 4: Challenges Facing Institutions Subject to Sexual Abuse Claims
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)
SC18996 - Meyers v. Livingston, Adler, Pulda, Meiklejohn & Kelly, P.C.
This case arrived from a divided Appellate Court where some jurist opined that the plaintiff’s attorney malpractice claims sounded solely in tort,...more
The Illinois Supreme Court has published its docket for the March term in Chicago. The civil cases on the Court's docket include...more
On January 22, 2014, the South Carolina Supreme Court granted Carnival Corporation d/b/a Carnival Cruise Lines’ motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought by several citizen groups in Charleston, South Carolina. The Court held...more
The Virginia Supreme Court issued new opinions this morning, some of which affect local government law. Here they are (summaries taken from the Virginia Supreme Court website, click on the Record Number to read opinion)...more
If an easement owner is required to obtain governmental approval in order to develop that owner’s property, and the neighboring property owner refuses to consent to the development (e.g. refusing to execute consent for a...more
November was a relatively light month for the Illinois Supreme Court on the civil docket, with only one civil case on for argument. Today, we report on the oral argument in Gillespie Community Unit School Dist. No. 7 v. Wight...more
A recent case from the Third Circuit has muddied the waters for emissions facilities complying with Clean Air Act (“CAA”) permits. In Bell v. Cheswick Generating Station, 2013 WL 4418637 (Aug. 20, 2013), the Third Circuit...more
Ground zero for climate change and rising sea levels in the United States is not a status to which any state aspires. Florida distastefully remembers 2005 when four hurricanes — Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne — roared...more
Summer is finally here and with it comes the latest edition of Minerals Matters. In this edition we have covered a wider range of topics than ever before reflecting the breadth of expertise held within the DLA Piper Mining...more
The California Court of Appeal recently held that one of the three elements needed to establish the design immunity defense -- discretionary approval -- may be established either by evidence of appropriate discretionary...more
On July 25, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided Sansotta v. Town of Nags Head, a case out of North Carolina. Sansotta dealt with the important issue of “ripeness,” which asks whether a...more
Ground zero for climate change and rising sea levels in the United States is not a status to which any state aspires. ...more
Significant amendments affecting the liability of self-regulating organizations and building owners became effective on 1 July 2013.
Seventeen neighbors of the Consumers Energy Lake Wind Energy Park have filed a complaint in Mason County claiming the wind farm has negatively impacted property values and caused sleep disruption, headaches, ringing ears,...more
Property owners often bristle at statements that local government staff make to prospective tenants or purchasers of their property, concerned that they will be scared away by overly harsh or inaccurate speech. When those...more
In 2009, the Nevada legislature enacted a statute intended to remove private barriers to landowners’ harnessing of wind energy...more
In This Issue:
-AC31211 - Aguinaldo v. Warner
-AC33771 - Thompson Gardens West Condominium Assn., Inc. v. Masto
-AC33850 - Unifund CCR Partners v. Schaeppi
-AC33400 - Samnard Associates, LLC...more
On November 21, 2012, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued a decision with potentially far-reaching implications. In Collard v. Vista Paving Corp., 2012 COA 208 (2012), the court concluded that contractors have a duty to warn...more
The Texas Supreme Court’s opinion in Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America v. Justiss highlights a subtle but important point regarding the way appellate courts treat undisputed facts. The case concerned claims by...more
One of the most common items attorneys will put into a brief or a case presentation is an overhead map of the relevant area. Since the dawn of Google, attorneys have grown accustomed to copying and pasting the image of a...more
On October 5, 2012, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice struck out an action brought by Trillium Power Wind Corporation (Trillium) against the Ontario government seeking $2.5 billion in damages occasioned by Ontario’s...more
Poet Robert Frost wrote that “fences make good neighbors” in the early 1900’s but his simple instruction still has applications to living in urban areas today....more
Today, the Virginia Supreme Court issued several opinions affecting the practice of Virginia local government law.
The cases involve (1) the Gloucester County School Board and the Public Procurement Act, (2) Albemarle...more
New York brain injury lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, comments on the rise in pedestrian-bicycle accidents resulting in brain injury in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.
Since June, serious collisions between...more
In This Newsletter:
- SLG Assists in Jury Trial Victory
- Firm Wins Discovery Mandamus
- Amicus Curiae's Position Prevails
- Other Noteables
- Selected Texas Appellate Law Blog Posts
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