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Seek Counsel or Wing It? When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

When a person becomes hurt or injured, whether by a defective product, a motor vehicle crash, etcetera, the decision to seek qualified counsel is rarely a simple one to make. 1,046 more words


The internet platform accountability gap.

One quality I keep coming back to with Facebook and speech is the targeted advertising facet.

If someone posted an advertisement on Facebook that expressed something distasteful but straddled the line of threatening, what would happen if: 446 more words


Personal Injury Lawsuits

Personal injury claims – or tort lawsuits – arise whenever a plaintiff has suffered injury to their body or mind as opposed to damages relative to their property. 686 more words


The Pipeline: section 230 and products liability

I haven’t had time to listen to the full three-hour testimony on section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Suffice to say, I will probably do so later, and probably can’t devote time to the entire thing. 692 more words


United States Supreme Court Decides that FDA Impossibility Pre-emption is a Matter for Judges, not Jurors

Jordan Lipp, Esq. | Managing Member, Childs McCune

It is a basic tenant of Constitutional law that if it is impossible to comply with both state and federal law, the state law is preempted and only the federal law controls. 412 more words


Belville v. Ford Motor Co. (P)

In this products-liability suit arising from an alleged manufacturing defect in Ford vehicles, the district court properly dismissed the claims of certain plaintiffs, excluded plaintiffs’ three experts’ opinions, and granted summary judgment to Ford on all claims. 203 more words


Burrell v. Bayer Corp. (P)

In this North Carolina personal-injury suit, the plaintiff’s claims seeking damages for violation of state tort and products-liability law do not fall within the small class of cases in which state-law claims arise under federal law for purpose of federal-question jurisdiction. 72 more words