Mother Seeks New Trial for Son who Died on Mt. Everest Study Trip

BlogPersonal InjuryWrongful death   |   November 28, 2014

The mother of a student who died on a died on an excursion to Mount Everest during a study abroad trip is arguing on appeal that it was an official school activity and that the school is responsible for her … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from The National Trial Lawyers

Blog   |   November 26, 2014

It wasn’t until President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Proclamation that Thanksgiving was regularly commemorated each year on the last Thursday of November. In 1939, however, the last Thursday in November fell on the last day of the month. Concerned that the … Continue reading

Judge OKs Service Via Facebook in New York Child Support Case

BlogMatrimonial and Family Law   |  

A New York judge gave a father the right to complete service of process by serving his ex-wife via Facebook, labeling it as an alternative means of service. Is this beginning of a new acceptable means of service of process? … Continue reading

Students Charge Donald Trump with Racketeering in “University” Scheme

BlogClass Actions   |   November 25, 2014

Two class action racketeering lawsuits and a lawsuit by the New York Attorney General have been filed against Donald Trump for swindling student-victims out of upwards of $35,000 each through their enrollment in his fictitious institution, Trump University. The supreme … Continue reading