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Console and Associates, P.C.

Talc Lawsuit Update June 2021: Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal in $2 Billion Jury Award Against J&J

With $2 billion on the line, the highest court in the nation has refused to hear an appeal that aimed to undo a jury award given to cancer patients and their families....more

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

Northern District of California Applies Montreal Convention To Dismiss Claims Against Carrier and Contractor For Purported Failure...

A Northern District of California court dismissed claims against Scandinavian Airlines of North America, Inc. (“SANA”), Scandinavian Airlines System (“SAS”), and MedAire, Inc. (“MedAire”) for injuries a passenger, Michael...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

The Additional Cost of an Adverse Judgment: Illinois’ New Prejudgment Interest Act

For many years, Illinois plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death actions have been entitled to statutory postjudgment interest, currently at a rate of 9% per year. (735 ILCS 5/2-1303(a)). Prejudgment interest,...more

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

Federal Judge Holds that an Airline Passenger Injured in Sweden Cannot Sue in New Jersey

In Pesa v. Scandinavian Airlines Sys., the plaintiff purchased a ticket to travel on Scandinavian Airlines (“SAS”) from Newark, New Jersey, to Split, Croatia, with a connection in Stockholm, Sweden. At the Newark Airport,...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Philips CPAP Recall Breaking News Update

Could Your CPAP Machine Be Putting You at Risk of Cancer? Millions of Philips sleep apnea machines and ventilators are being recalled for an alarming reason: a potential risk of cancer or other health issues, according to...more

Butler Snow LLP

Hey, did you notice that? Pre-suit notice under U.C.C. § 2-607(3)

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Before a buyer of “goods” can bring a breach of warranty claim, Section 2-607(3) of the Uniform Commercial Code requires that it, “within a reasonable time after he discovers or should have discovered any breach[,] notify the...more

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

Trial and Appellate Courts Reach Different Conclusions on Coverage Available Following Mid-Air Collision of Two Airplanes Covered...

Two airplanes owned by a flight school, each occupied by two persons, collide over the Everglades. All four occupants are killed. Four wrongful death claims are filed against the flight school. The flight school holds a...more

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

Cleared Direct to Philadelphia: Straightforward Application of Federal Venue Transfer Statute Leads to Transfer of Washington...

A Washington federal judge granted an airline’s motion to transfer an in-flight personal injury claim to Pennsylvania in Martin v. Am. Airlines, Inc. Plaintiff was a passenger on a flight from Seattle, Washington to...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Illinois Civil Procedure Amendment Imposes 6% Prejudgment Interest in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Actions

On May 28, 2021, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed an amendment to the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure, 735 ILCS 5/2-1303, that applies a 6% prejudgment interest rate on all damages awarded in personal injury and...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Devereux Abuse Lawsuit Update

With Devereux Under Investigation, Sexual Abuse Victims Still Have Time to Seek Justice - When allegations came to light in August 2020 that dozens of children had been physically and sexually abused by employees of...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

5th Circuit Rules that One Unsolicited Text Message is Enough to Trigger TCPA Liability

A three-judge panel in the Fifth Circuit recently ruled that the receipt of a single unsolicited text message was enough to allow a plaintiff to bring a putative class action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer...more

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CMS Issues a Technical Alert on the PAID Act

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On December 11, 2020, the Provide Accurate Information Directly (PAID) Act was signed into law by then-President Trump, with the express intent to assist settling parties to identify whether settling claimants to personal...more

Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP

Bench trials on appeal: top tips for preserving appellate issues

Los Angeles County Superior Court just announced its Bench Trial Pilot Program directed toward personal injury cases assigned to the PI Hub at Spring Street Courthouse, and it is not hard to see that this program may be the...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

U.S. consumer agency cracks down on baby sleepers tied to dozens of deaths

One of the federal government’s top consumer watchdogs has roused itself from its torpor and, finally, moved to ban what a leading independent group calls “dangerous infant sleepers and other products that do not align with...more

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Texas House Passes Pandemic Liability Protection Act

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Texas businesses watched the 2021 Texas legislative session closely for the potential pandemic liability relief provided in Senate Bill 6 (SB 6), or the Pandemic Liability Protection Act. With the passage of SB 6, Jackson...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Plaintiffs’ fortitude: It’s an admirable must when battling corporate fat cats

While too many of us get overdosed with clownish depictions - from doctors, hospitals, insurers, and corporations, especially Big Pharma firms - of how the civil justice system operates, it’s always worth a reminder of the...more

The Injury Legal Team

You Just Got Run Over by an Electric Scooter. Now What?

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You stop at your local florist to buy some flowers on your way home from work. You exit the store and as you are walking to your car, you are clobbered from behind by someone illegally riding a shared electric scooter on the...more

White and Williams LLP

Keep on Truckin’: Indiana Applies MCS-90 Endorsement to Intrastate Trips

The Court of Appeals of Indiana recently ruled that, in Indiana, Form MCS-90 endorsements on insurance policies apply to purely intrastate trips, including when the vehicle is on the way to pick up cargo but has not yet done...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Congresswoman discloses her health emergency to warn against OTC drugs

Just because myriad drugs and supplements are sold over the counter does not mean these pills are safe. They can pose serious health risks and cause major damage, a prominent Midwestern congressman has reminded by sharing her...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Strike Two for Amazon in the California Court of Appeal

A California Court of Appeal has held that Amazon may be strictly liable for injuries to customers who bought products from third-party sellers offered on Amazon’s website.  (See discussion of Bolger decision...) In Kisha...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

The Facts About Rear-End Accidents

The Facts About Rear-End Accidents - One moment you are sitting at a stoplight or at the end of a highway exit ramp, and the next thing you know, you see another vehicle careening towards you in your rear-view mirror....more

Holland & Knight LLP

Prejudgment Interest on Personal Injury Claims Becomes Law in Illinois

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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has signed Senate Bill 72 (Prejudgment Interest Act) into law, which provides for prejudgment interest on all damages rendered in personal injury and wrongful death claims at the rate of 6 percent...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Whoa, summer sneaked in! Here’s how to make it a safe, healthy, fun time

In these uncertain times, the start of summer - marked unofficially by the just-passed, long Memorial Day weekend - may have caught more than a few of us by surprise. Seasonal health and safety precautions, however, should be...more

Clark Hill PLC

Illinois Passes Law Granting Plaintiffs Prejudgment Interest in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Actions

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On May 28, Governor Pritzker signed SB72, which amends the Illinois Interest on Judgment statute (735 ILCS 5/2-1303) (the “Act”). The Act grants prejudgment interest for economic and non-economic damages accruing at a rate of...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

Pre-Judgment Interest Law Takes Effect July 1, 2021

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Just ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed into law a bill that allows a plaintiff to recover 6% per annum prejudgment interest in any personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit pending or...more

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