Intentional Torts. Legal news and articles for May 17 - 31, 2017

Father says company where Zachary Henzerling died in explosion ...Contract can't obligate implementation of an injusticeMUSINGS: Violence and parental responsibilityALI Update: Intentional Torts, Liability InsuranceFacebook Immune from Liability Based on Third-Party Content11th District: Legal malpractice was 'obvious' in false marriage caseClockwork justiceEDITORIAL: Clockwork justiceSubrogation Against Parents for Actions of Their ChildrenPro Football Player Was Limited to Workers' Comp for Brain Injury Claims, Louisiana District Court DecidesUnpublished Opinions for the Week of May 22, 2017Getting Fit… Legally - How to Manage Your Legal Risk as a Fitness Business OwnerHouse Passes Bill Stripping Undocumented Aliens of Comp BenefitsHouse Passes Bill Stripping Undocumented Aliens of Comp BenefitsRestatement of Intentional Torts: Should Offensive Battery Include Unusually Sensitive Fears of Plaintiffs Known by ...

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The United Airlines Debacle In The Context Of Canadian Tort Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)May 16, 2017

In Canada, personal injury liability aboard an aircraft is governed bymultilateral treaty if the flight is international, and by common lawprinciples in tort and contract if the flight is domestic. This paper willbriefly ... Furthermore, the Convention ...more »

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Father says company where Zachary Henzerling died in explosion ...
WCPOMay 31, 2017

A Forest Park man who lost his son in an explosion and fire lashed out Wednesday at a plea deal reached with the company where he worked.more »

Contract can't obligate implementation of an injustice
Albuquerque JournalMay 29, 2017

Think of agreements to sell slaves or fix prices, not to mention Mafia contracts. Easy cases like that establish the principle that the terms of a contract alone do not necessarily determine what the signatories can legally do. Likewise, the law has ...more »

MUSINGS: Violence and parental responsibility
Barbados AdvocateMay 28, 2017

In law, the tort of battery – the intentional infliction of unlawful force to the person of another requires an element of “hostility” in order for it to be unlawful and thus actionable. Most laypersons would at once assume that this requirement ...more »

ALI Update: Intentional Torts, Liability Insurance
Law Professor Blogs Network (blog)May 24, 2017

In the past week, I have had posts about the ALI's votes on two Restatement projects. On Monday, the membership reviewed the Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Reporters Ken Simons and Jonathan Cardi). The entire ...more »

Facebook Immune from Liability Based on Third-Party Content
Lawfare (blog)May 23, 2017

The Cohen action includes “Israeli law claims of negligence, breach of statutory duty, and vicarious liability, as well as New York law claims for prima facie tort, intentional infliction of emotional distress, aiding and abetting a tort, and civil ...more »

11th District: Legal malpractice was 'obvious' in false marriage case
Akron Legal NewsMay 22, 2017

Matthew Paldino filed a professional tort complaint in 2014 against attorneys Robert L. Johnson and Benjamin Joltin for malpractice, intentional and negligent misrepresentation, intentional emotional distress, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud ...more »

Clockwork justice
Washington TimesMay 21, 2017

Tort lawyers tend the industry with great care and concern. But the industry took a hit last week. A federal judge dismissed a law suit by “the Texas clock boy,” so called, who was detained and suspended from classes when he took a homemade clock to ...more »

EDITORIAL: Clockwork justice
Washington TimesMay 21, 2017

Tort lawyers tend the industry with great care and concern. But the industry took a hit last week. A federal judge dismissed a law suit by “the Texas clock boy,” so called, who was detained and suspended from classes when he took a homemade clock to ...more »

Subrogation Against Parents for Actions of Their Children
JD Supra (press release)May 21, 2017

Most states recognize the common law tort of negligent supervision. Parents are under a duty to exercise reasonable care over their children, and to prevent their children from creating an unreasonable risk of harm. Negligent supervision claims will ...more »

Pro Football Player Was Limited to Workers' Comp for Brain Injury Claims, Louisiana District Court Decides
Law.com (subscription)May 19, 2017

A federal district court in Louisiana has ruled that a professional arena football player could not assert intentional tort claims against the league stemming from concussions he allegedly had received but, rather, was limited to pursuing a workers ...more »

Unpublished Opinions for the Week of May 22, 2017
New Jersey Law JournalMay 19, 2017

Sol., Inc., Law. Div. (Wilson, J.) (40 pp.) (Feb. 18, 2014) Defendants filed three motions for summary judgment. Plaintiff's complaint alleged that, over an eight-year period, it was the victim of a technology equipment and services scam orchestrated ...more »

Getting Fit… Legally - How to Manage Your Legal Risk as a Fitness Business Owner
Lexology (registration)May 19, 2017

Post-employment “restrictive covenants,” such as non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, generally attempt to restrict the former employee's ability to compete against the employer or solicit the employer's employees, customers or potential ...more »

House Passes Bill Stripping Undocumented Aliens of Comp Benefits
WorkCompCentral (subscription)May 18, 2017

HB 27 passed 66-31, with all Democrats voting nay, and also scales back a law that recognizes cancer as an on-the-job illness for firefighters. “No court in this ... The bill's language states that undocumented aliens can sue employers for “an ...more »

House Passes Bill Stripping Undocumented Aliens of Comp Benefits
WorkCompCentral (subscription)May 18, 2017

HB 27 passed 66-31, with all Democrats voting nay, and also scales back a law that recognizes cancer as an on-the-job illness for firefighters. “No court in this ... The bill's language states that undocumented aliens can sue employers for “an ...more »

Restatement of Intentional Torts: Should Offensive Battery Include Unusually Sensitive Fears of Plaintiffs Known by ...
Law Professor Blogs Network (blog)May 17, 2017

Wright's arguments in support of his motions criticize the Struve motions for their assertions regarding the existing state of the case law and the prior Restatement provisions. Wright's motions are here: Download R3d Intentional Torts TD2 s.3b RWW ...more »

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