Woman Who Lost All Limbs Recovers $25M Despite Tort Reform Statute

BlogMedical malpractice   |   October 22, 2014

A Milwaukee County circuit judge has ruled that the state’s onerous tort reform statute does not apply in the case of a $25.3 million recovery for a woman who lost her arms and legs due to medical malpractice. Ascaris Mayo of … Continue reading

Expert Testimony that Contradicts the Plaintiff is Admissible

BlogProduct Liability   |   October 21, 2014

The Sixth US Circuit ruled that expert testimony is relevant to a case even if it doesn’t match the plaintiff’s testimony exactly. Central to the decision was whether the expert’s testimony “fit” the facts of testimony presented by the plaintiff under … Continue reading

Personal Injury Claims Against Website Not Barred by Communications Act

BlogPersonal Injury   |   October 20, 2014

The Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded Doe v. Internet Brands, Inc., confirming that internet service providers should not receive general immunity for failing to warn users about online predators — which caused a woman to be raped. In this case Doe, an … Continue reading

Lottery Player Files Petition in Controversy over Texas Fun 5 Ticket

BlogConsumer Protection   |   October 17, 2014

A Texas consumer has filed an official petition with the Travis County District Court in the growing controversy over deceptinve language on the Texas Lottery Fun 5’s scratch-off ticket. “We’re just trying to get some basic answers,” said Richard LaGarde, … Continue reading