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FEDERAL PREEMPTION (PART II)

FEDERAL PREEMPTION (PART II)

In Cipollone v. Liggett Group, Inc., the Supreme Court in 1992 held that a statute specifying warnings for cigarette packages preempted the claim of Rose Cipollone, a 57-year-old woman from Little Ferry, New Jersey, who said the packages of the cigarettes that she smoked did not adequately warn her of the hazards of smoking. 834 more words

More or less whiplash: Queen’s Speech June 2017.

The Queen’s Speech confirms that the Government is to have another go at changing the law concerning whiplash claims. These are controversial claims because their number has grown over the years and it is said to be very difficult for a medical expert to tell whether or not someone is in fact suffering with whiplash. 166 more words

Expert Evidence

TAG: Anything But Books

I was tagged in a really fun tag by Patty at MoohnshinesCorner. We met a few months ago and have had a great time getting to know one another on our WordPress blogs. 694 more words

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Walsh v Jones Lang Lasalle: Economic analysis of duty of care between an auctioneer and a purchaser

Here, Walsh v Jones Lang Lasalle Ltd, the Supreme Court overturned the High Court’s decision, in this case, which blurred the distinction between the duty of care due for negligent acts and for negligent statements: a duty of care for a negligent statement can only arise where the writer or speaker has expressly or by implication assumed some responsibility. 935 more words

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Uneasy cohabitation. Kareda v Benkö: special jurisdictional rules (contract or tort) for a recourse claim brought between jointly and severally liable debtors.

Ergo, Brogsitter, Granarolo...There is a long list of cases in which the CJEU is asked to decide whether a relationship between parties is contractual, with special jurisdiction determined by Article 7(1) of the Brussels I Recast Regulation, or one in tort, subject to Article 7(2) of same. 752 more words

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