The parents of a 14-year-old girl have filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that the makers of the popular beverage Monster Energy were guilty of fraudulent concealment and negligence in marketing the drink to their child.
A jury has awarded a Maryland father $720,000 in his lawsuit against his former wife and three other people, in which he claimed his ex-wife encouraged their 16-year-old daughter to run away and allowed her to marry rather than honor a court order granting him custody.
A Florida appellate panel has overturned a $5 million award of punitive damages against Philip Morris in the first individual case to go to trial under the state’s court-imposed procedures for product liability suits against cigarette manufacturers.
Divorce lawyers enjoyed absolute immunity when they were sued for allegedly concealing a wife’s assets in an alimony modification proceeding, the Connecticut Appellate Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
A millionaire California businessman has been ordered to pay his estranged wife $2.49 million after he gave her genital herpes he had allegedly contracted from extramarital activities.
A homeowner’s insurer can be sued for fraudulent concealment of evidence based on its alleged failure to produce for trial a claims adjuster’s notes regarding a slip and fall, the Alaska Supreme Court has ruled.