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When you have an auto accident, a workplace injury, or a slip-and-fall ? preparation is essential to a successful case. And that preparation begins with the victim and his or her family.
When the cargo vessel “Irene EM” grounded on 30 October 2009 in the Gulf of Khambhat, underwriters declined cover as the loss was not caused by a peril of the sea.
The term “perils of the seas” refers only to fortuitous...more
In NC wrongful death damages can include claims for lost services, care and companionship of the decedent. NC courts recognize that such damages are not often capable of “exact ascertainment.” Nonetheless, these damages are...more
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in American Petroleum & Transport, Inc. v. New York, 2013 WL 6332548 (2d Cir. Dec. 6, 2013) recently - albeit reluctantly - joined the fleet of other federal circuit...more
In March of this year, the Florida Supreme Court departed from established precedent and limited the application of the economic loss rule to product liability cases. The court explained that this was necessary given the...more
When you get into an accident, the one thing you might grab before leaving your vehicle is your phone. These days, it’s all you need to capture information from an accident scene until you are able to contact a Phoenix car...more
Anyone who has been seriously injured in an accident knows how jarring it can be in an already busy life. If you suffered an injury and are interested in pursuing legal action, there are several things you should start doing...more
On December 17, 2013, the government published Ontario Regulation 347/13, amending the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule. This Regulation comes into force on February 1, 2014.
The changes will affect attendant...more
In Torre Asset Funding Ltd v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc  EWHC 2670 (Ch), the claimant (“Torre”) was a lender in a financing structure which included super senior, senior, senior mezzanine, junior...more
As technology advances, distracted driving has become a bigger problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that more than 1,060 people are injured and more than nine people die each day in the United...more
If so, then Santa should be giving himself a nice chunk of West Virginia’s finest to burn in his stove this Christmas. According the Associated Press, recently, at a mall in Hingham, Massachusetts, Santa was barred from the...more
A bank employee becomes suspicious when she witnesses a large, abnormal withdrawal from a bank account, but remains silent because of concerns about privacy. To combat this and choose the fight against fraud over protecting...more
Following a serious motor vehicle accident, liability car insurance can provide a lifeline. If a negligent driver is responsible for your injuries, their insurance company is obligated to provide compensation for your losses....more
An announcement from the UK justice minister has confirmed that the new Defamation Act ("the Act") will take effect from 1 January 2014.1 The Act makes major changes to existing defamation laws in the UK and will seek to curb...more
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), every year nearly 300 small children and toddlers drown in swimming pools. For every child who dies from drowning, another five children are admitted to emergency...more
In honour of the current Ashes cricket series (and given that, at the time of writing, there has just been a resounding victory by Australia in the First Test), we have elected to focus this edition of Legal Notebook on a...more
In October, a jury found that electronic defects in a 2005 Toyota Camry caused the car to accelerate suddenly, crash into a wall, kill a passenger and cause serious driver injuries. Toyota had to pay $3 million in...more
This recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal contains an interesting discussion regarding the applicability of a coverage exclusion found within many standard homeowner’s insurance policies — the exclusion of claims...more
In some Savannah accidents, the injured party bears part of the responsibility. For instance, a pedestrian may have failed to look both ways before being struck by a texting driver. In this case, the negligence of both the...more
Determining fault is the most important factor in a Phoenix multicar accident. Usually, blame rests on either the first car or the last car. It’s vital to have an officer respond in an accident like this, because the police...more
In Pennsylvania, the court follows a rule of comparative negligence. This means the responsibility of each party for the accident is taken into account....more
Uninsured and underinsured motorists do not have the coverage needed to adequately compensate victims for the expenses incurred during the accident. Many victims end up paying out-of-pocket to cover the cost of vital and...more
California is home to some of the strictest sexual harassment laws in the United States. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing says that sexual harassment consists of demanding sex for employment benefits,...more
As a matter of first impression under Pennsylvania law, the court in Shannon v. New York Central Mutual Insurance Company, No. 13-cv-1432 (M.D. Pa. Nov. 20, 2013) denied a motion to strike an insurer’s defense of “bad faith...more
With Christmas just around the corner, the holiday season is well underway. For many, this means that the next few weeks will be filled with buying and wrapping gifts, baking and decorating cookies, listening to festive...more