Intentional Torts. Legal news and articles for April 26 - 30, 2013

Standard of Medical Care No Different for State's PrisonersThe Supreme Court again revisits (and may rein in) personal jurisdiction: two ...US Supreme Court allows lawsuit against Navy doctor for medical batteryUS Supreme Court allows lawsuit against Navy doctor for medical batteryInsurance case law & insurance regulation update weeks ending 22/03/13 and ...Want to Appear in Grand Theft Auto V?Twice in one monthOlive branchUnsafe at Any Range: Treat Guns Like the Consumer Products That They AreJapan's IP High Court Relaxes Requirements To Prove Lost Profits To Favor ...Media fail primary first amendment mission - Daily JournalVinson & Elkins | Recent Developments in Media, Privacy and Defamation LawCan a Franchisor Have Employer Liability for Franchisee's Torts? - Law.comDirectors and Officers Insurance Does Not Cover Intentional DiscriminationOrlando police found liable for using excessive force during woman's arrest

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Electrolux Fails to Melt Defective Fridge Claims
Courthouse News ServiceApril 9, 2013

In its attempt to dismiss the claims, Electrolux argued that the New Jersey Products Liability Act subsumes the claims for fraud and implied warranty because those claims allege a defective product that has caused damage to other property. U.S ...more »

PM appeals for smooth functioning of Parliament
IANSApril 22, 2013

Never intentionally performed a mime, the actor said. .... THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY CONTENTS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, FEATURES AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF ...more »

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Standard of Medical Care No Different for State's Prisoners
Metropolitan News-EnterpriseApril 30, 2013

Aaron also said the inmate's procedural rights were violated when the judge failed to act on his timely request that he be allowed to participate by telephone when his medical expert was deposed. Jameson's complaint asserted eight causes of action, ...more »

The Supreme Court again revisits (and may rein in) personal jurisdiction: two ...
Lexology (registration)April 30, 2013

Walden will address when a forum State has specific jurisdiction over an alleged intentional tortfeasor. Here, the only contact between the tortfeasor and the forum State was his knowledge that the victims of his tort resided in the forum State. In ...more »

US Supreme Court allows lawsuit against Navy doctor for medical battery
EIN News (press release)April 30, 2013

United States clarified one type of suit that is allowed against the federal government for the tort of medical battery by a government doctor. ... However, the FTCA does not allow suits for injuries from certain enumerated intentional torts, including ...more »

US Supreme Court allows lawsuit against Navy doctor for medical battery
DigitalJournal.com (press release)April 30, 2013

United States clarified one type of suit that is allowed against the federal government for the tort of medical battery by a government doctor. ... However, the FTCA does not allow suits for injuries from certain enumerated intentional torts, including ...more »

Insurance case law & insurance regulation update weeks ending 22/03/13 and ...
Lexology (registration)April 30, 2013

Professional liability insurance; waiver of rights by insurer. Professional liability policy excluded coverage for dishonest, fraudulent, criminal or intentionally malicious acts and willful violations of law. Insured was sued for professional...more »

Want to Appear in Grand Theft Auto V?
GamenguideApril 29, 2013

In the event that you are a citizen of France, and/or any of the other countries whose citizens are eligible for this Event, and pursuant to French law and/or other legislation pertaining to data collection and processing, you are informed that the ...more »

Twice in one month
Lexology (registration)April 29, 2013

“In all tort actions, including products liability actions, involving fault of more than one (1) party . . . the court . . . shall instruct the jury to . . . indicat[e] . . . the percentage of the total fault of all the parties to each claim.” Ken. Rev ...more »

Olive branch
Marianas VarietyApril 29, 2013

The high court expanded the waiver of sovereign immunity and coverage of FTCA to presumably include judges and prosecutors “acting within the scope of their employment” for intentional common-law torts such as malicious prosecution, false arrest and ...more »

Unsafe at Any Range: Treat Guns Like the Consumer Products That They Are
Huffington PostApril 29, 2013

Combined with the 2005 law in which gun manufacturers persuaded Congress to exempt them from most tort lawsuits, the ordinary incentives that persuade producers to think about safety are strikingly absent in the firearms industry. ...Intentional gun ...more »

Japan's IP High Court Relaxes Requirements To Prove Lost Profits To Favor ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 29, 2013

As in most of the other jurisdictions under Japanese patent law, if a patent is infringed, the patentee is entitled to damages adequate to compensate for the infringement. The legal nature of such damages is considered to be damages under tort law, ...more »

Media fail primary first amendment mission - Daily Journal
Daily Journal OnlineApril 27, 2013

Here we come to the core of this case and why the Supreme Court's unanimous decision for Millbrook should have been at the top of the news media around the country. Whitehead cites WNYC reporter Ailsa Chang, who explains why the Supreme Court...more »

Vinson & Elkins | Recent Developments in Media, Privacy and Defamation Law
Linex Legal (registration) (press release)April 26, 2013

360 Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Fall 2012 (48:1) tacts to influence a favorable outcome” over the controversy and engaged in an extended public relations campaign that went beyond any “right of response. ... (Second) of Torts (1977 ...more »

Can a Franchisor Have Employer Liability for Franchisee's Torts? - Law.com
Corporate CounselApril 26, 2013

Traditionally, if the franchisor exercised sufficient control over the franchisee's operation, such excessive control could trigger vicarious liability for the franchisor for torts committed by the franchisee. ... He alleged McDonald's was negligent ...more »

Directors and Officers Insurance Does Not Cover Intentional Discrimination
Habitat magazineApril 26, 2013

6 (1994) of the state Insurance Department (now the Department of Financial Services), which is binding on carriers for policies written in New York, states that liability insurance coverage for intentional wrongs is prohibited. And discrimination ...more »

Orlando police found liable for using excessive force during woman's arrest
WKMG OrlandoApril 26, 2013

The bulk of the damages -- $65,000 – compensated her for pain and suffering, mental anguish and loss of reputation, among other torts. In a blow to Orlando police, the jury also found ... her showed “specific intent to harm” her. To award punitive ...more »

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