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Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
Broad form indemnities are common in Texas construction contracts, even though indemnifying someone for their own negligence is a tough pill to swallow.
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
The first is when a vendor willfully and unlawfully sells or furnishes alcohol to an underage patron who then causes injury or damage to another.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
In today's world, we travel all the time. We shop at grocery stores and department stores, we take walks on the sidewalks in our neighborhoods, and we go to large events, such as concerts or weddings, at various venues.
Mizrahi Kroub
In some cases, medical negligence during childbirth can lead to severe injuries for both the baby and the mother.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In Valley Health System, LLC v. Murray, a patient died while in a hospital, allegedly due in part to medication mismanagement by hospital staff.
Liskow & Lewis
On March 11, 2024, Liskow lawyers Kathryn Gonski and Melanie Derefinko secured the denial of a motion to remand on improper joinder grounds and the dismissal of an intentional tort...
Wiley Rein
The arbitration demand did not include any claim for negligence or professional liability against the firm.
Reavis Page Jump LLP
Only rarely do decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit delve into the realm of pre-motion letters and pre-motion conferences.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Igtiben v. Eighth Jud. Dist. Ct., 140 Nev. Adv. Op. 9 (App. Feb. 22, 2024), concerned a prisoner who was transported to a hospital for medical treatment and died in the hospital after treatment began.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
On Feb. 16, the Alabama Supreme Court issued its decision in LePage v. The Center for Reproductive Medicine, in which three families sued a fertility provider for the accidental destruction of their embryos.
Goodwin Procter LLP
On February 16, 2024, the Alabama Supreme Court issued a significant and controversial ruling that gave personhood status to unimplanted human embryos—a decision...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Kentucky Supreme Court recently handed down a pair of opinions providing significant guidance for parties to medical malpractice cases.
Riker Danzig LLP
The California Court of Appeals, First Appellate District, Division Five recently upheld demurrer in favor of a title insurer, who also served as escrow agent in connection...
Crowell & Moring LLP
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is one of the most common types of fertility treatment, but the process is also extremely sensitive, invasive, and expensive.
Butler Snow LLP
Introduction: Employers have long used independent contractors to efficiently and effectively perform work and provide services while at the same time insulating themselves from direct...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Houston, Texas (February 5, 2024) – In Pelfrey v. J.B. Hunt Transp., Inc., 2023 Fla. Cir. LEXIS 1580 (Order of May 19, 2023, Cause No. 04-2021-CA-00116), the Circuit Court for the 8th...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In recent years, nuclear verdicts have become increasingly commonplace in Dallas County, Texas – both in District courts, and now, significantly, also in the County Courts at Law.
Arnold & Porter
At this year's ACI False Claims Qui Tam Enforcement Conference's inaugural panel — Scienter After SuperValu — DOJ's Civil Fraud Deputy Chief was on the hot seat.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On December 28, 2023, Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action alleging that a biopharmaceutical company...
Crowell & Moring LLP
A steady stream of class action lawsuits involving recalled products continued throughout the year.
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