Intentional Torts. Legal news and articles for March 22 - 30, 2012

Conservative group launches big anti-Obama ad campaignNew Orleans Saints's Bounty Program: An Intentional Tort?Iran: Turkcell's case against MTNSOLOMON v. SPIELBERGAsking for Facebook passwords a violation of human rights: CommissionShould the Saints Worry About Legal Trouble?What teens do while parents are away could make parents paySmall-town cafe banter becomes defamation lawsuitSmall-town cafe banter becomes defamation lawsuitCivil suits filed over 7 suspicious deathsSmall-town cafe banter becomes lawsuitSmall-town cafe banter becomes lawsuitWhat Are Non-Dischargeable Debts?House passes health care malpractice reform billBROIN v. PHILLIP MORRIS COMPANIES, INC.

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Defense Verdict Challenged in Asbestos Case
Law.comMarch 7, 2012

In another issue, plaintiffs' counsel said in the motion for post-trial relief that Sylvester committed an error of law to have the jury answer in question number one of the verdict sheet if "exposure to asbestos [is] a factual cause of George Webber's ...more »

ALLSTATE INS. CO. v. ALL WEATHER CONSTR., LLC
Leagle.comMarch 9, 2012

... Bulkley Building, 6th Floor, 1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115; Patti Jo Malnar, Law Offices of John Rasmussen, 55 Public Square, Suite 725, Cleveland, Ohio 44113, All Weather Construction, LLC, and Michael Detzel, ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLANTS, ...more »

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Conservative group launches big anti-Obama ad campaign
msnbc.com (blog)March 30, 2012

Obama and Chu are the ones intentionally driving up the price of gas. They are the ones that stated their policies would cause the prices to necessarily skyrocket. They are the ones that have admitted they are doing nothing to control the cost of gas.more »

New Orleans Saints's Bounty Program: An Intentional Tort?
Law Professor Blogs Network (blog)March 30, 2012

... sports law professor at Tulane University Law School. "The real question is the likelihood of success." Feldman said that current or former players who were injured on plays that may have involved bounty programs could file an intentional tort...more »

Iran: Turkcell's case against MTN
PoliticswebMarch 30, 2012

Because Turkcell is an alien, this Court has subject matter jurisdiction over its claims against MTN Group involving torts committed in violation of the law of nations or treaties of the United States pursuant to 28 USC § 1350.more »

SOLOMON v. SPIELBERG
Leagle.comMarch 28, 2012

On cross-appeal, Cutler challenges the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Solomon and Art Loss Register, Inc. ("ALR") on Cutler's claims for defamation and intentional tort. We have jurisdiction pursuant to 28 USC § 1291, ...more »

Asking for Facebook passwords a violation of human rights: Commission
GlobalNews.caMarch 28, 2012

“The federal PIPEDA legislation applies to private sectors pretty much across Canada (except for British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec who have their own laws), and has limitations on collecting personal information. This practice [asking for Facebook ...more »

Should the Saints Worry About Legal Trouble?
The AtlanticMarch 27, 2012

... sports law professor at Tulane University Law School. "The real question is the likelihood of success." Feldman said that current or former players who were injured on plays that may have involved bounty programs could file an intentional tort...more »

What teens do while parents are away could make parents pay
WAFFMarch 27, 2012

"The parent would not be liable for the tort of a minor child for an intentional act," McDaniel said. "They may be for negligence, but this was an intentional act. You would not be liable for an intentional act at your home unless you supply alcohol or ...more »

Small-town cafe banter becomes defamation lawsuit
KSAT San AntonioMarch 25, 2012

The three-year legal battle between Morris, 75, and Van Meter, 73, began when Morris sued her in 2009, alleging defamation of character and "intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress." A District Court in Johnson County ordered Van ...more »

Small-town cafe banter becomes defamation lawsuit
NECNMarch 25, 2012

The three-year legal battle between Morris, 75, and Van Meter, 73, began when Morris sued her in 2009, alleging defamation of character and "intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress." A District Court in Johnson County ordered Van ...more »

Civil suits filed over 7 suspicious deaths
News-Press NowMarch 25, 2012

All plaintiffs are seeking a jury trial and damages of no less than $200000 for intentional tort/battery/vicious liability; negligent misrepresentation by concealment; negligent hiring and retention; negligent supervision; intentional failure to ...more »

Small-town cafe banter becomes lawsuit
WIVBMarch 24, 2012

The three-year legal battle between Morris, 75, and Van Meter, 73, began when Morris sued her in 2009, alleging defamation of character and "intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress." A District Court in Johnson County ordered Van ...more »

Small-town cafe banter becomes lawsuit
WDTNMarch 24, 2012

The three-year legal battle between Morris, 75, and Van Meter, 73, began when Morris sued her in 2009, alleging defamation of character and "intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress." A District Court in Johnson County ordered Van ...more »

What Are Non-Dischargeable Debts?
DigitalJournal.com (press release)March 24, 2012

Congress did not want bankruptcy to be a safe haven for tax cheats, so penalties stemming from evasive actions, such as hiding money or taxable assets, or filing a blank or incomplete tax return, cannot be discharged. Debts Incurred through Fraud - In ...more »

House passes health care malpractice reform bill
Long Island Business NewsMarch 22, 2012

by LIBN Staff By Kimberly Atkins A measure that caps damages for a broad array of medical and other health-related injury cases and repeals a portion of the federal health care law passed the House on Thursday on a vote divided largely along party ...more »

BROIN v. PHILLIP MORRIS COMPANIES, INC.
Leagle.comMarch 22, 2012

In return for the flight attendants' waiver of their intentional tort and punitive damages claims, the defendant tobacco companies inter alia agreed to "establish a $300 million settlement fund to endow a foundation to sponsor scientific research for ...more »

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