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DaVinci Aircraft, Inc. v. US
United States Ninth Circuit
Military Law, Injury & Tort Law, Communications Law
Rejected an aerospace parts dealer's damages claims against the federal government for confiscating 10 military Global Positioning System antennas....
06/12/2019 17-55719
Hoyt v. Lane Construction Corp.
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, Construction
In a wrongful death lawsuit, revived a claim that a construction company's faulty road repairs resulted in icing that led to a fatal motor vehicle...
06/10/2019 18-10289
Veiseh v. Stapp
California Court of Appeal
Injury & Tort Law
Addressed an issue of first impression regarding legal standing to bring a cause of action for trespass to realty. The question concerned what type of...
06/06/2019 F075173
LAOSD Asbestos Cases
California Court of Appeal
Product Liability, Injury & Tort Law
Held that an automobile parts retailer was not liable for the death of both a man and his wife from complications associated with mesothelioma. He...
06/05/2019 B287831
Southern California Gas Leak Cases
Supreme Court of California
Oil and Gas Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that businesses may not recover compensation for purely economic losses suffered from mere proximity to an industrial accident (a massive,...
05/30/2019 S246669
Stokes v. Baker
California Court of Appeal
Health Law, Injury & Tort Law, Evidence
In a medical malpractice case against an emergency room doctor, held that a statutory requirement addressing the qualification of expert witnesses...
05/30/2019 B279241
Gowdy v. Marine Spill Response Corp.
United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Admiralty
Held that a seaman who injured his foot allegedly when stepping off a dangerously placed ladder did not need expert medical testimony to survive...
05/23/2019 17-41198
Kashef v. BNP Paribas S.A.
United States Second Circuit
International Law, Injury & Tort Law
Revived a New York tort lawsuit alleging that a French bank that evaded U.S. sanctions on Sudan aided and abetted the Sudanese regime in its...
05/22/2019 18-1304
Owens v. Republic of Sudan
United States DC Circuit
Military Law, International Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that claimants whose family members were harmed in a terrorist attack may state a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress even if...
05/21/2019 14-5105
McCarty v. Menard, Inc.
United States Seventh Circuit
Injury & Tort Law
Held that a man who tripped over a product display sign at a store could not proceed with his personal injury lawsuit. Affirmed summary judgment in...
05/20/2019 18‐3069

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