A lawyer discharged by a client with a medical malpractice claim did not have a cause of action against his successors for tortious interference, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
Published: January 21, 2013
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In November, the former principal of a successful charter school won a disputed $155.7 million verdict against the city manager for destroying her reputation.
The 1st Circuit has declined to revive a defamation suit brought by a Massachusetts woman who claims her life unraveled after allegedly being caught in bed with Barbara Walters’ daughter at an exclusive Connecticut boarding school back in 1983.
The former principal of a successful charter school has won a disputed $155.7 million verdict against the city manager for destroying her reputation.
A father whose child was adopted without his knowledge can sue for tortious interference with parental rights, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from a U.S. District Court.
The Bankruptcy Code preempts a state lawsuit alleging that a litigant engaged in misconduct in the course of an involuntary bankruptcy proceeding, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
In a case that could have been pulled from the pages of a detective novel, a Florida jury has awarded $28.8 million to the brother-in-law of the King of Jordan over an oil contract with an American businessman.
Although a bankruptcy court had the statutory authority to enter judgment on Anna Nicole Smith’s tortious interference counterclaim as a “core proceeding,” it lacked the authority under Article III of the Constitution to do so, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.