A Washington lawyer claims she lost her job because she objected to using perjured testimony to win a client’s lawsuit.
This month, a state court ruled that her former law firm could not be liable for wrongful discharge – even assuming the truth of her allegations.
State insurance law did not bar a non-custodial parent from receiving underinsured motorist benefits for the wrongful death of her son in his grandmother’s automobile accident, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
A supervisor could be individually liable for participating in the wrongful discharge of an employee in violation of state public policy, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question submitted by the 4th Circuit.
A two-year limitation on claims in an automobile insurance policy does not violate public policy even though the state where the accident occurred has a longer statute of limitations, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled.
The state of Louisiana must recognize an adoption obtained by a same-sex couple under New York law, the 5th Circuit has ruled.
A release signed by a tanning booth customer doesn’t bar a strict liability claim against the booth’s manufacturer after she was injured there, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled in reversing an appellate court.