Litigation over alleged improper webcam spying` by a Pennsylvania school district is ongoing. Fun sentence from a newly-filed complaint: “Plaintiff’s father was told and believed that the light [on the webcam] meant the laptop was ‘charging.'”
New dram shop law in New Jersey. My thoughts here with a bonus gratuitous picture of attractive girls drinking.
What effect will the new study on the potential danger of cell phones have on existing litigation? My guess? This study will result in a ton of lawsuits that will fail even if a link can be proven. Why? Even if plaintiffs’ lawyers get to general causation – a big if – specific causation will be a bear.
The former first lady of Illinois, a public relations professional, apparently advised a corporation that was being sued over its controversial weed killer to smear the county court system in which the case was being heard. (HT: Torts Prof Blog.)
Is the American Medical Association “invent[ing] statistics” to support its position on medical malpractice reform?
A West Pointer is suing Patti LaBelle, claiming that the star’s bodyguards beat him up for no reason.
My thoughts on how you can be unethical and grating and still succeed as a plaintiffs’ lawyer.
Baltimore lawyer gets arrested for stealing Baltimore County Judge Susan M. Souder’s courtroom clerk’s book. A book? Really? Please tell me the Baltimore Sun is just making up some stories because its readership is declining. (The link was later removed.)
This isn’t injury law-related either. But it sure is weird. Why acorns?