The Seventh Circuit recently issued two opinions with interesting evidentiary issues. We wrote about the multiple levels of hearsay in Jordan v. Binns, No. 11-2134 (7th Cir. Apr. 4, 2013), last week. And, this week, the...more
Eventually, most construction lawsuits of any size involve hiring experts to review the project. These experts then usually issue an opinion as to whether or not you, as the design professional, violated the professional...more
Last month, a Florida woman faked a fall in a grocery store in Monticello. The surveillance video showed her getting up after her “fall”, looking around, and then sitting down again as soon as employees came back to attend to...more
"Standard of care" is a critical legal yardstick used in medical malpractice litigation to determine responsibility – or lack of responsibility – on the part of a medical practitioner for negative medical outcomes. The...more
Engineers who design in earthquake-prone areas know that they need to design the seismic loads of their bridges to account for potential massive shifts during a quake. (This is what is legally known as the professional...more
Originally published in International Law Office on November 27 2012.
A New York state trial court recently added another voice to the chorus of cases finding that federal law pre-empts state law standards of care in the...more
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