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19 Jul 2012, 8:00 pm by Curt Cutting
Hat tip: TortsProf Blog Related posts: "Hot Coffee" documentary takes aim at media depictions of civil litigation [read post]
13 Dec 2007, 10:55 pm
(New York Legal Update);A judge pays off bet with beer (Sentencing Law and Policy);Blawg Review #139 celebrates Human Rights Day at De Novo;Health Wonk Review is up at HealthBlawg;In Massachusetts, the duty of a doctor has now been extended beyond the patient, to those the patient might injure while on the drugs prescribed by the doctor (TortsProf);Hospital systems should be designed to anticipate human error (NY Emergency Medicine);The Seventh Amendment right to a jury trial gets analyzed… [read post]
23 Oct 2017, 2:55 am by Walter Olson
And the Routledge Encyclopedia of Libertarianism includes Jessica Flanigan on libertarianism and medicine; If treatment deviating from the standard of care is the standard for malpractice, then some patients in pursuit of unconventional therapy choose it, and the law of waivers and of assumption of risk should respect their autonomy [Nadia Sawicki via TortsProf] About the Washington Post’s big opioid-legislation exposé, a few questions [Robert VerBruggen] Tags:… [read post]
11 May 2012, 4:30 am by Jim Dedman
Check out this tribute to friend of the blog Bill Childs, founder of the TortsProf blog, who is leaving academia for private practice. [read post]
16 Dec 2008, 12:04 pm
TortsProf has the 12/12/08 edition of the Personal Injury Law Round-Up, in case you missed it.And Eliot Spitzer has his coming out at a party hosted by Slate. [read post]
7 Aug 2009, 6:18 am
Sui Generis with a weekly New York Legal News Round Up;TortsProf with this week's Personal Injury Round-Up, which they have now been doing for over one year;And Scott Greenfield pinch hits at Blawg Review for a reviewer that when AWOL. [read post]
31 Oct 2008, 10:19 am
These guys certainly don't suffer in the writing style department;TortsProf Bill Childs has his Personal Injury Law Round-Up, which is not only his 13th edition, but comes with two bonus Halloween photos (warning, cute kids alert);Ron Miller has a surprising piece debunking the myth of big Christmastime verdicts;LemonJustice should have held this post from yesterday for today, about Allstate and their commercials and what they don't tell you about their own conduct and how it can… [read post]
12 Nov 2013, 8:05 pm by Walter Olson
. $810 in Minnesota, and other med-mal loss statistics [Becker's Hospital Review via TortsProf] Charge: black lung defense firm finds ways to conceal medical expert reports from adversaries [Center for Public Integrity via Joe Patrice, Above the Law] Prescribing drugs for off-label uses is perfectly legal, but Johnson & Johnson will pay $2.2 billion for promoting the practice [Ann Althouse] Jury awards $4 million legal malpractice verdict against prominent D.C. [read post]
2 Feb 2012, 9:10 pm by Walter Olson
Smith, SSRN via TortsProf] Tags: alcohol, autism, Canada, Maryland, publishers Related posts Sobering New Year’s thought (0) September 2000 archives, part 3 (0) October 1999 archives, part 2 (2) November 2002 archives, part 1 (1) November 1999 archives, part 1 (1) [read post]
22 Aug 2008, 10:06 am
(And he links this week to, inter alia, a tort "reforming" Chamber of Commerce that has brought it's own lawsuit;Walter Olson provides the flip side of Lane with his round-up from the conservative side, focusing on toxic cases at Point of Law;Bill Childs has put this week's Personal Injury Law Round-Up up at TortsProf with a link to, inter alia, the Big Foot hoax and subsequent lawsuit;An Olympian Blawg Review is up at Chicago IP Litigation Blog;And those four links… [read post]
18 Nov 2009, 5:19 am
Torts buffs (including our Ted Frank) want to know [TortsProf exchange with Michael Rustad and followup, more and yet more] Tags: California, forfeiture, Google, hot coffee, Massachusetts, medical malpractice, patent law, Ted Frank, Washington state, zero tolerance Related posts May 2001 archives, part 2 (1) Tobacco class action update (0) September 23 roundup (1) September 2002 archives, part 3 (0) September 2001 archives, part 1 (0) [read post]
6 Jul 2012, 12:39 pm by Walter Olson
[@tedfrank] Arizona court declines Third Restatement’s invitation to gut duty prerequisite in tort law [David Oliver] Vintage insurance fraud: “The Slip-and-fall Queen” [Brendan Koerner via @petewarden] Relaxation of fault in auto cases: “Richard Nixon’s Torts Note” [Robinette, TortsProf] “Reforming the Reform: No-Fault Auto Insurance” [same] Tweet Tags: Arizona, asbestos, Canada, Connecticut, expert witnesses, Georgia, golf, insurance fraud, NYC Torts roundup is a… [read post]
15 Aug 2011, 2:34 am by Sheila Scheuerman
As we've covered at TortsProfs, Twitter libel suits are fairly common these days.   [read post]
13 Dec 2013, 4:30 am by Jim Dedman
Thanks to the TortsProf blog for linking our recent interview with Professor William Janssen. [read post]
10 Sep 2007, 2:35 pm
  TortsProf Blog called it a "heck of a waiver," but after a quick scan of all 22 single-spaced pages over at The Smoking Gun, I'd classify it as the mother of all waivers. [read post]
5 Feb 2008, 3:46 pm
[WSJ Law Blog (and farewell to Peter Lattman)] In the category of gambits we're sympathetic to, but are unlikely to succeed: East Texas burger restaurant tries mandatory-arbitration-by-posted-window-notice [TortsProf] Mikal Watts puff piece [Corpus Christi Caller-Times] [read post]
8 Nov 2006, 11:36 am
[Above the Law; Lattman; TortsProf] Can KFed use custody battle to renegotiate "ironclad" prenup? [read post]
8 Jul 2011, 4:23 am by Walter Olson
Chamber] “Failure to Warn Suit Filed Against Tanning Salon” [AboutLawsuits via TortsProf; melanoma, Pennsylvania] NYC: “Politically Tied Lawyers Win Jobs Handling Foreclosures in the City” [NYT] Beldar tells a war story about the nature of de novo review, in the Prop 8 context; “Viacom’s Sumner Redstone: The Mogul Named ‘Sue!’” [read post]
17 Jan 2014, 5:49 am by Walter Olson
” [Daniel Fisher/Forbes and followup and related, Joe Nocera/New York Times, Paul Barrett, Bloomberg Business Week, Charlotte Observer, order at TortsProf] On the patterns of multiple dipping exposed by Judge Janis Graham Jack in 2005 litigation, see Jim Copland’s summary here. [read post]