Attorneys Expect Wave of Litigation Following EPA's Proposed Rule to Cap 'Forever Chemicals' in Drinking Water at Close-to-Zero
State Appellate Court Split: USAA Owes $30K Under Auto Policy for Injuries Sustained While Loading Luggage Into Vehicle
"Here, Estep contends that his accident occurred while he was loading his car with luggage, which was part of a greater mission of returning home to Chesapeake with that luggage," Judge Frank K. Friedman wrote on behalf of the majority. "Simply put, transporting luggage is a valid and expected use of a vehicle, and one cannot transport the baggage without first packing the vehicle."
Citing 'Ample State and Federal Authority,' Federal Judge Declines to Certify COVID-19 Business Interruption Question to State High Court
A federal judge in Virginia court joined the ranks of other federal courts around the country on the issue of COVID-19 business interruption coverage, refusing to reconsider her previous ruling that the coronavirus did not cause "physical loss or damage" and declining to certify the question to the Virginia Supreme Court.
'That Is a Glock 26 in My Judgment': 1st Circ. Says Judge Was Allowed to Draw on Personal Gun Knowledge During Probation Hearing
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit rejected a defendant's claims that a judge in Massachusetts improperly relied on "personal observations about his own, private gun collection" during a probation violation hearing when determining that at least one weapon shown in a video was a real firearm.
'Objection!': Baker & Hostetler Partner Accused of Tanking His Deposition
State High Court Questions Whether Attorney's Delayed Motion to DQ Judge Was Prompted by Adverse Ruling
Appeals Court Casts Doubt on 'Service Awards' in Class Action Settlements
Attorney's 'Groundless, Provocative, and Legally Meritless' Against Judge's Integrity Leads Indefinite Suspension
"What Marshall did not have the right to do was make serious, disparaging allegations impugning Judge Wechsler's integrity as a judicial officer without a factual basis," stated the opinion. "It was the groundless, provocative, and legally meritless quality of his allegations, not his filing of a motion to recuse, that we sanctioned."
Everyone Talks About Their Law Firm's 'Culture,' But Is It Possible to Measure It?
Accountable AI is Here to Stay, and Big Law Has Taken Notice
"This is of interest to everyone and my mother because it has so much potential to impact people, both good and potentially bad," Gibson Dunn's AI leader Vivek Mohan said. "People want to see responsibility and guardrails put in place, to unlock the opportunity of the tech while not having us end up like 'Terminator 2.'"