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.
WASHINGTON – New proposed regulations would impose stricter safety requirements on child care providers who receive federal funding.
The “open and obvious danger” rule does not apply to preclude a finding of negligence in a premises liability action filed by a tenant who was injured when he unsuccessfully attempted to flip into an inflatable pool from a trampoline, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled in reversing a defense verdict.
The Indiana Supreme Court has overturned a lower court ruling that the state’s $50,000 cap on punitive damages violated a personal injury plaintiff’s right to a jury trial.
A doctor treating a patient for an inoperable brain tumor did not owe a duty of care to a third party injured when the patient suffered a grand mal seizure while driving, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled in affirming summary judgment.