A business owner could not be sued for the death of a neighbor who was shot in an attempt to stop a robbery of his business, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled.
WASHINGTON – After advancing two bills aimed at boosting the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory authority over compounding drugs, Senate lawmakers released a report calling for a uniform statutory framework to better protect public health.
An environmental contamination suit brought by more than 500 homeowners was not a removable “mass action” under the Class Action Fairness Act, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
The First Amendment does not bar the lawsuit of a former Rutgers quarterback who claims that EA Sports used his likeness without permission in the immensely popular “NCAA Football” series of video games.
That’s the conclusion reached Tuesday by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
A state tort reform law allowing only a single award of $100,000 to both parents of a child suffering from neurological birth injuries does not violate equal protection, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
WASHINGTON – A vaccine injury victim whose claim is time-barred under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act can still recover attorney fees because the claim was reasonable and made in good faith, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
The third time apparently is a charm. After an award of $28 million in punitive damages in a product liability case over a fatal plane crash twice failed to pass judicial scrutiny, a Missouri appellate court sitting en banc decided that the jury had it right in the first place.
A state law that places a $50,000 cap on a personal injury plaintiff’s punitive damages does not violate the state constitution, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A vendor could be liable for a motor vehicle accident that was allegedly caused by the distraction created by cargo that was improperly loaded onto a customer’s vehicle, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in reversing judgment.