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Truth Is Sometimes Stranger Than Fiction
Jared Schaefer was served food at Tony's Sushi restaurant that contained peanuts, an ingredient that was not listed on the menu.
United States
4 Oct 2019
Standing To Sue For Unsolicited Text Messages
In Salcedo v. Hanna, Case No. 17-14077 (decided August 28, 2019), Mr. Saledo had received a single unsolicited text message from his former lawyer offering a discount on services.
United States
9 Sep 2019
Public Policy And Enforcing Contracts In Georgia
Several Georgians borrowed modest sums and secured those loans using the proceeds they might recover on personal injury claims.
United States
3 Sep 2019
Shout "Fore" Before Taking That "Mulligan"
Golf, like any other recreational activity, runs the risk of accidents on the course – and the resulting injuries often lead to "finger pointing" as to which golfer ...
United States
23 Apr 2019
New York Court Of Appeals Alert (March 2019)
The mid-2019/2020 Term of the Court of Appeals did not result in any "blockbuster" civil law decisions.
United States
9 Apr 2019
Pet Peeves & Other Four-Legged Disputes
New Yorkers own hundreds of thousands of cats, dogs, farm animals and other pets.
United States
7 Feb 2019
California Appeals Court Upholds Jury Verdict That Project Owner Not Liable For Asbestos Injury To Contract Worker
Under the contractor's agreement with the water company, the water company supplied all materials for the sewer improvement project while the contractor supplied labor, tools, and equipment.
United States
10 Dec 2018
Distracted Driving And Snapchat
In Maynard v. Snapchat, Inc., Case No. A18A0749 (decided June 5, 2018), the Georgia Court of Appeals addressed a tragic situation involving an automobile accident and the popular application Snapchat.
United States
6 Jun 2018
Georgia Supreme Court Decision Regarding Causation Testimony In Asbestos Case
On July 5, 2016, the Georgia Supreme Court issued a decision in Scapa Dryer Fabrics, Inc. v. Knight, et al., in which the plaintiff alleged he was exposed to asbestos-containing products at a textile manufacturer's facility...
United States
19 Jul 2016
Georgia Court Of Appeals Expands The Time Period In Which Crime Victims Can File Civil Lawsuits
The April term of court for the Georgia Court of Appeals will end on July 15. In these last weeks of the term, the Court often will issue opinions in its most difficult cases.
United States
14 Jul 2016
Remember: Look Both Ways Before Crossing!
As a commercial litigator I am amazed about the complexity of areas of the law where I have no experience, on the one hand, and the novel and/or complicated issues that arise in those practice areas, on the other.
United States
11 Jul 2016
The Continuing Asbestos Saga
For over 40 years, the courts have been filled with personal injury claims arising out of exposure to asbestos.
United States
11 Jul 2016
Court Of Appeals #10
In the middle of the 2015-2016 Term, the Court of Appeals released an unusual assortment of decisions relating to a parent's right to record a child's telephone calls...
United States
23 May 2016
Whether Or Not A "Weather" Report Suffices
Section 4528 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules categorically provides that: "Any record of the observations of the weather, taken under the direction of the United States Weather Bureau, is prima facie evidence of the facts stated".
United States
7 Apr 2016
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