Intentional Torts. Legal news and articles for January 5 - 29, 2013

Embattled Morristown Zoning Officer to ResignCase law & insurance regulation update (25/01/13)TRANSCRIPT: Bill Haslam's State of the State AddressAppeal court clarifies insurance rulesTexas Tort Reform Laws NOT the Model for Virginia Tort LawDespite Counsel, Victim Is Hindered by Tort LawsNCAA botches Miami investigation: Your rules are not law, Mark EmmertGarrett named partner at Tydings & RosenbergLabor and employment law 2013: a year-end reviewRevenge Porn Returns, with Home Addresses: Why the Site Is Legal and What ...BrieflyTampa clinic employees arrested after fraud investigationDeputies uncover insurance fraud at Tampa clinicTop five employment law developments in Ontario in 2012: what employers ...3rd District Court of Appeals to hear two cases in Ada

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Embattled Morristown Zoning Officer to Resign
Patch.comJanuary 29, 2013

Manshel, of the law firm of Francis and Manshel, of Millburn, submitted a tort claim to the Town of Morristown on Dec. 18 on behalf of her client for damages. It stated Fugger had subjected Manshel's client "to a pattern of stalking, sexual harassment ...more »

Case law & insurance regulation update (25/01/13)
Lexology (registration)January 29, 2013

Trial court departed from the essential requirements of law by denying insurer's motion to dismiss. A third party bad faith claim against an insurer for failure to settle may not be brought in the underlying tort action but must be raised in a separate ...more »

TRANSCRIPT: Bill Haslam's State of the State Address
The TennesseanJanuary 29, 2013

Over the years, we've been intentional about avoiding the traps that Washington, D.C. and other states have fallen into that have gotten them in trouble time and time again. Unlike the ..... To provide certainty to businesses, we overhauled our tort...more »

Appeal court clarifies insurance rules
Law TimesJanuary 28, 2013

At the same time, the court suggested Certas could argue at trial this injury was an intentional tort and “outside the ordinary course of things” associated with the use or operation of a vehicle. That part of the ruling has the potential to create ...more »

Texas Tort Reform Laws NOT the Model for Virginia Tort Law
Legal ExaminerJanuary 27, 2013

Unfortunately, the Texas tort reform laws are geared towards helping negligent doctors and insurance companies. Connie told the New York Times how the tort reform law made it virtually impossible to find a medical malpractice lawyer and led to a judge ...more »

Despite Counsel, Victim Is Hindered by Tort Laws
New York TimesJanuary 25, 2013

SAN ANTONIO — When Connie Spears arrived at a Christus Santa Rosa hospital emergency room in 2010 with severe leg pain, she told medical staff members about her history of blood clots. Doctors sent her home with a far less serious diagnosis.more »

NCAA botches Miami investigation: Your rules are not law, Mark Emmert
SB NationJanuary 24, 2013

Which is really weird, because if you work as a lawyer for someone in bankruptcy, your fees are paid before their creditors receive any money. Q: That doesn't seem fair. A: Well, a) the only way you'll get attorneys to represent bankrupt people is by ...more »

Garrett named partner at Tydings & Rosenberg
Daily Record (subscription)January 16, 2013

Before his appointment, he wrote numerous articles and book chapters on antitrust issues for the Committee, including “Brady v. NFL – Intentional Grounding of an Implied Antitrust Exemption,” which was published in the Antitrust & Trade Regulation ...more »

Labor and employment law 2013: a year-end review
Lexology (registration)January 16, 2013

New law makes it easier to recover penalties for paystub violations. SB 1255 amends Labor Code § 226, which provides that an employee suffering an injury as a result of an employer's knowing and intentional failure to provide itemized wage statements ...more »

Revenge Porn Returns, with Home Addresses: Why the Site Is Legal and What ...
Justia VerdictJanuary 15, 2013

It's true that a victim who finds her prior sexy photos uploaded can file a civil tort action against the user who posted them, but often, there is no legal recourse against a website operator. Moreover, once the information is ... In addition, many ...more »

Briefly
Tbo.comJanuary 12, 2013

Legal assistant Ana Belen Valdes, 26, 7210 N. Manhattan Ave., No. 1111, was charged with soliciting motor vehicle tort claims. Tampa man accused of sexual assault. A Tampa man was arrested on charges of sexually assaulting three girls, the Florida ...more »

Tampa clinic employees arrested after fraud investigation
Northwest News and TribuneJanuary 11, 2013

The drivers intentionally crashed their vehicles, then called police to file a false report, detectives said. Participants reportedly each received between ... 7210 N. Manhattan Ave., No. 1111, was charged with soliciting motor vehicle tort claims ...more »

Deputies uncover insurance fraud at Tampa clinic
Tampabay.comJanuary 11, 2013

According to the Sheriff's Office, drivers intentionally crashed their vehicles at a prearranged location. Then they called police and ... Legal assistant Ana Belen Valdes, 26, of Tampa, charged with soliciting motor vehicle tort claims. Deputies ...more »

Top five employment law developments in Ontario in 2012: what employers ...
Lexology (registration)January 10, 2013

Early in 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal recognized a new common law cause of action for invasion of privacy, called the tort of "intrusion upon seclusion" (Jones v. Tsige1). The tort is limited in application: there must be an intentional and highly ...more »

3rd District Court of Appeals to hear two cases in Ada
Ada HeraldJanuary 5, 2013

Rogers, Shaw and Willamowski are Ohio Northern University law alumni. The court will hear one ... Endres Processing Ohio LLC, of Wyandot County, deals with an appeal involving Ohio's employer intentional tort statute. At the conclusion of the cases ...more »

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