Cause of Action? Personal Injury 101


Each state has their own laws about how long from the date of the accident you have to file your personal injury suit.

Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C. Appoints Kaitlin A. Brown to Executive Committee


Katie is a respected and accomplished young leader of our firm and the legal community. Brown Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller Michigan Causes of Action FormbookMaddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C., is pleased to announce that shareholder Kaitlin A.


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Australia: Australia considers a statutory cause of action for serious invasion of privacy - Kennedys


Discusses the current state of privacy law. What would a tort of privacy look like? Implications for medical practitioners

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Canada: "Decision Regret" Is Not A Cause Of Action For Disgruntled Start-Up Investors - Gardiner Roberts LLP


Investors in a small company may be inspired by the sales pitch of a founder with grandiose plans and descriptions of potential profits to be earned if they get in on the ground floor

United States: New Jersey Trial Court Finds No Affirmative Cause Of Action Against Banks Under New Jersey Uniform Fiduciaries Law - Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti


A New Jersey trial court recently granted summary judgment in favor of a national bank, finding that the New Jersey Uniform Fiduciaries Law ("UFL") does not permit an affirmative cause of action

India: Supreme Court Holds That A Decree Or A Recovery Certificate Constitutes A Fresh Cause Of Action For IBC Proceedings - Khaitan & Co


The Supreme Court in its recent decision in Dena Bank (now Bank of Baroda) v C. Shivakumar Reddy and Anr, (Civil Appeal 1650 of 2020) has inter alia held that a final judgement

SCOTUS Cert Grant on Bivens: Egbert v. Boule

LPB Network

Boule, which presents the following questions: Whether a cause of action exists under Bivens for First Amendment retaliation claims. Whether a cause of action exists under Bivens for claims against federal.

An Urban Meyer Kick Could Cost The Jacksonville Jaguars Millions

Above The Law

Josh Lambo is suing the Jacksonville Jaguars on a single cause of action. The post An Urban Meyer Kick Could Cost The Jacksonville Jaguars Millions appeared first on Above the Law. Sports Darren Heitner Football Jacksonville Jaguars Urban Meyer

Former Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden Is Suing The NFL And Commissioner Roger Goodell

Above The Law

Gruden has included numerous causes of action such as intentional interference with contractual relations, tortious interference with prospective economic advantage, and civil conspiracy in his legal action.

UK: CDR/Insolvency Series: Get Out While You Can: Unfair Prejudice Petitions, Buy-outs And Valuations (Video) - Gatehouse Chambers


David Lewis QC, Jack Dillon, and James Shaw look at unfair prejudice claims, covering (i) parties, the cause of action and its relationship with derivative claims, forum

Canada: Tips For Pursuing A Claim Under The Provisions Of The Sale Of Goods Act - McCague Borlack LLP


In the context of subrogated claims, the Ontario Sale of Goods Act ("SOGA") gives rise to a potential cause of action that must be considered in order to ensure that all potential defendants

UK: Summary Of Section Limitation Act 1980 - 1 Chancery Lane


An action founded on tort shall not be brought after the expiration of six years from the date on which the cause of action accrued

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UK: Jurisdiction Under Article 33(2) Of The Montreal Convention: The Decision In Akulinina And Another v Ifly SA [2022] EWHC 166 (QB) - 1 Chancery Lane


The Montreal Convention provides the sole cause of action where a passenger is injured or killed in the course of carriage by air

Worldwide: Is My Electronic Signature Valid? - McGlinchey Stafford


In this appeal, the Eighth Appellate District affirmed the trial court's decision, agreeing that Ohio's Uniform Trade Secret Act broadly preempts not only causes of action for misappropriation of trade secrets but also causes of

United States: The Current Status Of Bad-Faith Claims Involving Insurance - Collins Einhorn Farrell


The availability of causes of action under Michigan law premised on an insurer's bad faith has generated significant confusion for several decades

UK: Not All Collateral Warranties Are Construction Contracts - Duane Morris LLP


The contractual matrix of commercial construction projects commonly includes collateral warranties. Collateral warranties typically grant a contractual cause of action to third parties

Court again rejects extension of Bivens suits against federal officials


In an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas, the court held that a Washington state innkeeper does not have implied causes of action against a federal agent for alleged First and Fourth Amendment violations arising from the enforcement of immigration laws along the border.

United States: Plea To The Jurisdiction - Freeman Law


The plea is a "dilatory" plea that is typically used to defeat a plaintiff's cause of action without regard to whether the claims have any merit A plea to the jurisdiction challenges the trial court's power to exercise subject-matter jurisdiction.

Tennessee Supreme Court Agrees to Review Comparative Fault Issue in Negligent Misrepresentation Case

Day on Torts

The Tennessee Supreme Court has agreed to accept review of a comparative fault issue concerning the tort of negligent misrepresentation. The issue: Whether the affirmative defense of comparative fault is applicable to a negligent misrepresentation cause of action in which the conduct of the plaintiff constituting the basis for that defense also pertains to the justifiable reliance element of the negligent misrepresentation cause of action?

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Transgender sports ban passes Pennsylvania House


The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Tuesday passed a bill that would prohibit transgender girls and women from competing on sports teams consistent with their gender identity. Athletic teams designated for females would not be open to students of the male sex.

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United States: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Recognizes Wrongful Discharge Claim For Employees Exercising Rebuttal Rights Under Personnel Record Statute - Foley Hoag LLP


On December 17, 2021, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC) held that an employee has a cause of action against an employer for wrongful discharge where the employer terminates the employee for

The Arizona Statute of Limitations Applicable to Collection Lawsuits and Non-Judicial Trustee’s Foreclosure Sales of Real Property,

Diane Drain

The Arizona Statute of Limitations Applicable to Collection Lawsuits and Non-Judicial Trustee’s Foreclosure Sales of Real Property, article by Larry O. 2007) (a cause of action “accrues” each time a party fails to perform as required by the contract) and Ortiz v.

United States: New Jersey Expands Age Discrimination Protections - Ford & Harrison LLP


On October 5, 2021, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law amendments to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) that significantly expand causes of action available to older workers

United States: Seventh Circuit Tosses BIPA Class Action On Federal Labor Law Preemption Grounds - Seyfarth Shaw LLP


20, 2021), that a cause of action filed under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act by employees of Kerry, Inc On September 20, 2021, the Seventh Circuit ruled in Fernandez v. Kerry, Inc., 21-1067 (7th Cir.

Ways to Determine How Much Your Personal Injury Case is Worth


Personal injury lawsuits are intended to compensate those who are injured in accidents through no fault of their own. If you are considering one of these claims, you are probably wondering how much compensation you could recover.

US appeals court rules University of Texas must face affirmative action lawsuit


The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled Monday that Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) can continue their lawsuit against the University of Texas Austin (UT) for racial discrimination in their admissions process. University of Texas.

Alianza Americas files class-action against FL Governor for flight of migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard


Alianza Americas Tuesday filed a class-action lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on behalf of nearly 50 migrants flown from San Antonio, Texas, to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The case is in federal court in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

California sues Tesla for discrimination and harassment of Black workers


Following a three-year investigation, California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued Tesla Motors and fifty representatives Thursday, alleging its work environment violated the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and other laws with regard to Black employees.

Man exonerated in assassination of Malcolm X seeks $40M from NYC


One of the three men convicted in the assassination of Malcolm X is seeking USD 40 million in compensatory damages from the City of New York after he was proven innocent of involvement in the killing last year. At the time of his arrest, he was a married father of six.

California state agency sues Tesla for discrimination, harassment of Black employees


Following a three-year investigation, California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued Tesla Motors and fifty representatives Thursday, alleging its work environment violated the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and other laws with regard to Black employees.

Students Sue California Lutheran University For Slander Over College Skit


The claim is part of a broader claim alleging discriminatory treatment given to the CLU Women’s Softball program as opposed to the CLU Men’s Baseball program. In a bizarre twist, the complaint includes a picture of the former university president Chris Kimball dressed as Bob Marley.

Motions to Strike or Do I Have a Case?

SAV Paralegal Services

While this is true to the vast majority of cases, there are some exceptions. Instead of spending time, money, and efforts on trial, in some cases we offer to dispose of the claim at the early stage.

Border agents, the First Amendment, and the continued vitality of Bivens


Share The Supreme Court on Wednesday will consider the continued vitality and expansion of lawsuits for damages against federal officers under Bivens v. Boule told Egbert of a guest who had flown from Turkey to New York the previous day and was flying to Washington and driving to the inn.

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Fifth Circuit restores Texas abortion law two days after lower court blocked it


The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday has temporarily reinstated Texas’ six-week abortion ban after a lower court had blocked the law just two days earlier. Pitman found that the law would subject citizens of Texas to irreparable harm if it were allowed to stand.

Territorial Jurisdiction relating to Succession and Administration of Estates under Nigerian Private International Law

Conflict of Laws

Issues relating to succession and administration of estate of a deceased person raise significant issues in Nigerian private international law (or conflict of laws), whether a person dies testate or intestate. The issue of where the cause of action arose was clearly irrelevant.