Description Date Docket #
In re W.R. Grace and Co.
United States Third Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law
Remanded for reconsideration of whether former employees of an asbestos mining and processing operation in Montana could bring a negligence suit...
08/14/2018 17-1208
Hass v. RhodyCo Productions
California Court of Appeal
Sports Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that the organizer of a half-marathon race potentially could be liable for the cardiac-arrest death of one of the runners. Surviving family...
08/13/2018 A142418
Ramirez v. City of Gardena
Supreme Court of California
Government Law, Injury & Tort Law
Affirmed summary judgment in favor of a city that was sued for wrongful death when its police officers pursued a vehicle and caused it to crash....
08/13/2018 S244549
Holzhauer v. Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District
United States Ninth Circuit
Admiralty, Transportation, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a boat owner was not liable under maritime law for causing his recreational speedboat to crash into a passenger ferry. The wife of an...
08/10/2018 16-15942
Doe v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
United States Second Circuit
Banking Law, International Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a torture victim who had obtained a court judgment against a terrorist organization was not entitled to attach funds from the organization's...
08/09/2018 17-759-cv
Alfaro v. Colgate-Palmolive Co.
California Court of Appeal
Product Liability, Injury & Tort Law
Reversed a ruling that denied costs to Colgate-Palmolive Co. after it prevailed in a suit alleging that its talcum powder products caused the...
08/08/2018 B281022
Cochrum v. Costa Victoria Healthcare, LLC
California Court of Appeal
Elder Law, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
Affirmed that a nursing home was liable for negligence but not elder abuse in connection with the death of a resident who died after choking on a meal...
08/08/2018 G052934
Rodriguez v. Swartz
United States Ninth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Civil Rights, Immigration Law
Held that a U.S. Border Patrol agent did not have qualified immunity for allegedly shooting and killing a teenage Mexican citizen walking down a...
08/07/2018 15-16410
Anselmo v. Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
California Court of Appeal
Education Law, Sports Law, Injury & Tort Law
Reversed the dismissal of a suit filed by a student athlete volleyball player against a community college after she was injured during a tournament...
08/03/2018 D072549
Jones v. Sorenson
California Court of Appeal
Labor & Employment Law, Injury & Tort Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Revived a claim that a homeowner was liable for injuries that a gardener's helper suffered by falling from a ladder while trimming a tree. The...
08/02/2018 C084870

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