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24 Jul 2009, 8:22 am
(Volokh; Greenfield)Flori-duh town outlaws fun: Now, to be fair to the Clearwater City Council, since they passed this badminton-related deaths have dropped dramatically.And TortsProf with the weekly Personal Injury Law Round-Up. [read post]
20 Jun 2008, 5:37 pm
AlabamaWest Virginia businesses will no doubt be pleased that their state is only the second worst, which is actually an improvement over other similar studies.Hat tip: TortsProf Blog. [read post]
31 Jul 2009, 5:11 pm
[TortsProf Blog] * Knowing is half the battle. [read post]
1 Apr 2007, 1:57 pm
(Hat tip to TortsProf)This debunking can be added to the one from The Blawgletter (Does Tort Litigation Kill People?) [read post]
8 Oct 2008, 6:47 pm
Schwartz of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP.To register for the conference, click here.Hat tip: TortsProf Blog. [read post]
13 Aug 2010, 8:24 am by Ted Frank
[Brickman @ SSRN via TortsProf] New Federal Initiatives Project Paper on Title IX [Schmauch @ Fed Soc] The Democrats have inadvertently performed a beautiful empirical test proving the proposition that increasing unemployment benefits increases unemployment. [read post]
15 Jan 2007, 1:01 pm
The money quote comes from the title of the entry on the TortsProf Blog of William G. [read post]
25 Nov 2017, 12:08 pm by Walter Olson
[Sue Gleiter, PennLive via TortsProf/Robinette] Tags: slip and fall “Robot Patrols Grocery Store to Prevent Slip-and-Falls” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
27 Mar 2009, 3:00 am
" (Bush White House Ethics Lawyer Richard Painter @ Volokh);TortsProf with their 30th edition of the Personal Injury Law Round-Up;A classic mug shot;The Freedom Tower at the WTC site disappears;And 14 years after two Hispanic youths were killed by an NYPD fusillade of 28 bullets -- most of which entered their backs and sides and exited into floor boards -- their families settle the case for $1.1M as the matter was about to go to the jury. [read post]
20 Jan 2011, 4:47 am by Walter Olson
[Boston Globe and more via TortsProf, BoingBoing] Tags: airlines, personal responsibility Related posts Tipsy totterer: I didn’t mean to sue airline (0) Sues airline in tipsy escalator mishap (0) “Gatekeeper awards” from Common Good (0) Yosemite rock-climber’s survivors sue (0) Woman sues Norwalk: my son stepped in dog poop (5) [read post]
24 Aug 2009, 4:06 am
Many thanks to John Hochfelder for joining us as a guestblogger last week. [read post]
3 Jun 2011, 2:18 pm by Eric Turkewitz
Discovery can be brutal; A new trailer for Hot Coffee (which I discussed last year when it went to the Sundance Film Festival); Most clients aren’t like this, but some can be pretty dumb; Taco Bell and the art of self-defense; And TortsProf has the Personal Injury Law Round-Up. [read post]
21 Oct 2007, 6:56 am
[TortsProf] A contrarian opinion on Judge Sam Kent. [read post]
23 Oct 2013, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Call: 717-671-1901 [promotion for Commonwealth Foundation, a Pennsylvania free-market-oriented outfit] How litigation finance might remake the lawsuit landscape [Nora Freeman Engstrom via TortsProf] Tweet Tags: asbestos, Japan, product liability, Stella LiebeckLiability and torts roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
10 Mar 2010, 5:56 am by Walter Olson
[Charleston City Paper, with links to complaints, via Sheila Scheuerman, TortsProf] On the erosion of the old “firefighters’ rule” which prevented rescuers from suing over injuries sustained in the course of their rescues, see our tag on the subject. [read post]
15 Dec 2010, 2:03 pm by Walter Olson
I have much more to say about that at the New York Daily News online opinion section (& linked at Above the Law, John Hayward/Human Events, Jammie Wearing Fool, Andrew Stuttaford/NRO “Corner”, Chris Robinette/TortsProf, Ira Stoll/Future of Capitalism), and am also quoted in the Reuters coverage. [read post]
8 Aug 2007, 7:54 am
According to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (via TortsProf) the award "recognizes law professors who are committed to the advancement of justice, scholarship and the legal profession in the fields of tort and insurance law. [read post]
7 Nov 2008, 6:26 am
Scheuerman has this week's Personal Injury Law round-up at TortsProf. [read post]