Two Missouri high school students will now have to face the consequences of creating a blog that mocked blacks and female classmates after the 8th Circuit yesterday lifted an injunction blocking their 180-day suspensions.
Monthly Archives: October 2012
A Colorado homeowner thought that by asserting trespass he had escaped liability for a neighbor’s fall.
But a state court has decided that just because the neighbor didn’t have express consent to be on the homeowner’s property didn’t necessarily mean that he was a trespasser.
Those unwanted phone books that get dropped on your front lawn only to be tossed in the recycle bin are free speech protected by the Constitution, according to the 9th Circuit.
An Illinois court has recognized that common law provides contract remedies to unmarried individuals who claim they were promised a parental role in the lives of children conceived through artificial insemination.
A $250,000 cap on noneconomic damages did not violate the constitutional rights of a medical malpractice plaintiff whose surgeon mistakenly removed her only healthy ovary, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday.
An Illinois court decided yesterday that chemical company BASF is entitled to a new trial on claims that its butter flavoring product caused a plant worker’s “popcorn lung,” a ruling that wipes out a $30.4 million jury verdict.
Lawyers usually face a tough slog in getting lawsuits over golf injuries to pay off.
But personal injury attorneys will be happy to hear that the Wyoming Supreme Court has just revived the negligence claim of a spectator who was nailed by an errant ball at a golf tournament.