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Massachusetts approves 'loss-of-chance' claim in med-mal cases. Oct 1, 2008 736
'Excited delirium' is latest defense in excessive-force cases. Oct 1, 2008 920
Arizona law limiting med-mal experts is found unconstitutional. Sep 1, 2008 673
Third Circuit approves higher hospital fees for uninsured patients. Sep 1, 2008 837
Pregnancy Discrimination Act extends to abortion, Third Circuit says. Aug 1, 2008 693
Congress gives legal aid a needed boost. Aug 1, 2008 842
Rising tide of citizen action suits takes on water polluters. Jul 1, 2008 1637
Municipalities wrangle with religion over zoning laws. Jun 1, 2008 918
Alaska high court OKs disclosure of defense expert's tax records. Jun 1, 2008 815
Arbitration clause in subprime loan contract declared unconscionable. May 1, 2008 975
Some therapist-patient communications not privileged, court says. May 1, 2008 722
'Free expression' can come at high cost for some workers. Apr 1, 2008 1734
Oklahoma high court approves videotaping of defense medical exams. Mar 1, 2008 630
Maryland judge rubs out fingerprint evidence. Feb 1, 2008 1033
Judges need better security, says Justice Department report. Feb 1, 2008 553
Fifth Circuit rejects preemption in auto glass case. Jan 1, 2008 831
Seeking new marital tort, frustrated father takes divorce case to civil court. Jan 1, 2008 537
FDA's oversight of drug trials is dangerously lax, report says. Dec 1, 2007 612
Suit against Blackwater invokes little-used human rights law. Dec 1, 2007 989
Donnie Brasco: Unfinished Business. Dec 1, 2007 1041
Rebate ripoffs spark consumer lawsuits, new legislation. Nov 1, 2007 1818
Oklahoma law limiting evidence in workers' comp cases struck down. Oct 1, 2007 757
AMA outlines plan for 'health courts'. Sep 1, 2007 625
Court OKs case against debt collectors for 'outrageous' threats. Sep 1, 2007 762
Florida high court frees some hospital records from peer review shield. Aug 1, 2007 770
Arkansas Supreme Court strikes down med-mal affidavit requirement. Aug 1, 2007 783
Lawyers, regulators aim to curb abuses in human-tissue industry. Jul 1, 2007 1710
Second circuit expands auditors' liability for securities fraud. Jun 1, 2007 759
Jury issues Louisiana's first post-Katrina verdict against Allstate. Jun 1, 2007 581
Virginia courts balance competing laws on civil unions in custody fight. Jun 1, 2007 1022
Allstate ordered to reinstate policyholders in post-Katrina settlement. May 1, 2007 613
Consortium claim goes forward even without wife's med-mal suit. May 1, 2007 835
New lawyer ad rules spark debate over public image, public good. Apr 1, 2007 2608
More states putting a la carte legal services on the menu. Mar 1, 2007 1138
Texas court requires new look at fees when damages are reduced. Mar 1, 2007 674
Judge rejects preemption in heart device case. Feb 1, 2007 766
Insurers must cover Katrina water damage, federal judge holds. Feb 1, 2007 749
Sixth circuit waives Feres doctrine for prenatal injuries. Jan 1, 2007 646
Adult siblings can claim wrongful death damages, says Vermont high court. Jan 1, 2007 710
Federal judge allows obesity lawsuit alleging deceptive ads. Dec 1, 2006 578
Do private judges need more public scrutiny? Nov 1, 2006 1749
Offshore company touts plans for Web site listing med-mal plaintiffs. Oct 1, 2006 542
Court strikes down DOJ policy on payment of workers' legal fees. Oct 1, 2006 868
Supreme Court bolsters worker protection in anti-retaliation cases. Sep 1, 2006 703
Emergency care is on life support, advisory group says. Sep 1, 2006 811
Federal judge rejects RICO charges in HMO lawsuits. Sep 1, 2006 501
State confidentiality laws don't protect peer review records. Aug 1, 2006 725
Ruling on computer evidence animates Pennsylvania high court. Aug 1, 2006 611
A new century for ATLA: the association and its members have a 60-year history of fighting on the right side of justice. Now, they look ahead: how will the rules of engagement change in the 21st century? Jul 1, 2006 998
Executive women drive rise in pregnancy bias lawsuits. Jul 1, 2006 1464
State legislators call federal preemption a growing problem. Jun 1, 2006 665
Undocumented workers deserve protection, says New York high court. Jun 1, 2006 701
Med-mal 'crisis' is officially over, says insurance reform group. May 1, 2006 723
The Lincoln Lawyer. Book review May 1, 2006 1099
ABA opposes 'health courts' legislation. May 1, 2006 739
Lawsuits aim to curb warrantless domestic surveillance. Apr 1, 2006 1964
Lawsuit lakes Home Depot to the woodshed for hidden fees. Mar 1, 2006 418
'English-only' lawsuits on the rise. Feb 1, 2006 691
N.Y. high court blocks claim of secondhand asbestos exposure. Jan 1, 2006 776
Delaware high court says First Amendment covers Internet postings. Jan 1, 2006 755
After Katrina, a deluge of denials: in the wake of a catastrophic storm, homeowners and insurers are grappling over what caused the most damage - and who has to pay. Litigation may untangle the knotty question of wind versus water. Dec 1, 2005 2202
Night blindness is a disability under the ADA, says Second Circuit. Dec 1, 2005 714
In 'repressed memory' case, Wisconsin court sets privilege aside. Oct 1, 2005 766
Mother's same-sex partner deemed child's 'psychological parent'. Oct 1, 2005 672
When 'priceless' becomes 'worthless'; caps on noneconomic damages have created a system in which harrowing losses may go uncompensated. An expert in tort law says poverty, age, and gender should not be barriers to justice. Interview Sep 1, 2005 2736
Religious-rights claims by Wiccans yield mixed results. Sep 1, 2005 1161
Attorney-client privilege applies online, Ninth Circuit holds. Aug 1, 2005 606
New York court says child, not mother, can sue for injuries in womb. Aug 1, 2005 516
Tort 'reformers' have frivolous case, economists say. Jul 1, 2005 957
Supreme Court preemption decision bugs pesticide makers. Jul 1, 2005 549
Suit by families of slain Iraq contractors demands answers. Jul 1, 2005 785
Insurer must cover injuries from suicide attempt, court says. Jun 1, 2005 699
More audits look for violations of wage-and-hour laws. Jun 1, 2005 554
Parents not liable for giving gun to drug-using son, appeals court says. Jun 1, 2005 547
The Majority Rules. Book Review May 1, 2005 775
New York eases defendants' evidence burden after conviction. May 1, 2005 1002
Older Americans at higher risk of product-related injuries. May 1, 2005 505
Online casino pursues long-odds lawsuit. May 1, 2005 794
'Gripe sites' raise questions about free speech on the Web. Apr 1, 2005 1988
Jurors' discussion of personal expertise not prejudicial, court holds. Mar 1, 2005 948
Michigan court rejects open-and-obvious defense for 'natural' oil. Mar 1, 2005 714
Corporate executives are least trustworthy witnesses, survey finds. Feb 1, 2005 537
New York court allows undocumented worker's injury claim. Feb 1, 2005 504
Wisconsin court revives public-nuisance claim in lead paint case. Feb 1, 2005 597
'Apparent' intoxication triggers tavern's liability, Washington court holds. Jan 1, 2005 740
Court rules dog ownership 'reasonable accommodation'. Jan 1, 2005 655
Virginia high court bars sovereign immunity in nonemergencies. Jan 1, 2005 584
Crime witness may claim emotional distress, says Tennessee court. Dec 1, 2004 539
California agency will seek to depublish paternity ruling. Nov 1, 2004 590
Gas company may be liable for station's sale of fuel to drunk driver. Nov 1, 2004 671
Fraternities fall to stem tide of binge-drinking deaths, lawsuits claim. Oct 1, 2004 2128
Sixth Circuit gets on track for plaintiff in railroad case. Sep 1, 2004 671
Ninth Circuit grants survivor benefits to test-tube twins. Sep 1, 2004 632
New York high court eases proof burden in legal malpractice claims. Aug 1, 2004 645
No warrant needed for search in emergency, says N.J. high court. Aug 1, 2004 633
Slay the beast of 'reform' rhetoric: corporate interests and other opponents of civil justice spread myths and misinformation to advance their tort 'reform' agenda. Arm yourself with the facts to fight back. Jul 1, 2004 2813
Second Circuit tears down 'maternal walls'. Jul 1, 2004 929
Immigrant has right to counsel, says Washington court. Jul 1, 2004 369
Law and Justice as Seen on TV. Book Review Jun 1, 2004 1107
Who is to blame when bullying ends in death? Jun 1, 2004 778

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