Latest Tort Stories

2010-08-05 02:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunton & Williams, LLP and its client Insight Equity have been slapped with a $150-million lawsuit by Minerals Development & Supply Company for tortious interference of a contract, aiding and abetting the commission of a tort and civil conspiracy.

2010-07-02 12:53:00

Now is the Time to Change the Law WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an op-ed by Thomas C. Galligan Jr., president of Colby-Sawyer College: The law ought to be fair, consistent, and up to date.

2010-06-15 12:04:00

Ensuring residents and businesses quickly receive fair compensation should be top priority WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Obama prepares to address the nation this evening and detail efforts to help Gulf Coasters, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) today outlined steps the White House and Congress should follow to ensure residents and businesses quickly receive fair compensation while ensuring that negligent parties, not taxpayers, pay the full cost of...

2010-06-05 08:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NPO) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC, has taken an important step toward permanently resolving its asbestos litigation. Today, Garlock filed a voluntary petition in the U.S.

2010-04-30 12:17:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. has filed a class action lawsuit (AL-2010-CR256941) against British Petroleum ("BP") and several other companies with ties to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

2010-03-12 11:59:00

NATCHEZ, Miss., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal jury in Natchez, Miss., has found that Mississippi plaintiffs' attorneys William Guy and Thomas Brock committed fraud and breached the duty of good faith and fair dealing in asbestos claims they filed against Illinois Central Railroad. The March 8 ruling in the U.S.

2010-03-11 13:04:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' (ATA) State Laws Vice President Bob Pitcher was recently named to the Board of Directors of the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA).

2010-01-27 16:13:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2009 Cumulative Supplement to Tortious Interference in the Employment Context: A State-by-State Survey, Second Edition.

2010-01-15 17:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the Fourth Edition of Employee Duty of Loyalty: A State-by-State Survey.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.