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Feb 10

Posted on February 10, 2016 — by Michael Ely

Pre-injury releases are frequently encountered.  However, the validity of such releases are wholly dependent on the quality of the release. Many releases are not worth the paper that they are written on.

Sep 15

Posted on September 15, 2015 — by Michael Ely

A tragic bus accident that left a nine year old boy dead resulted in a lawsuit and trial.  A jury in Florida awarded the boy's family an $8.7 million verdict.

Tagged with: Bus Accident Lawsuit Trial

Sep 14

Posted on September 14, 2015 — by Michael Ely

A patron injured by a bar brawl allegedly instigated by the bar's bouncer settled her personal injury claim against the bar.

Aug 6

Posted on August 6, 2015 — by Michael Ely

A police department in Kentucky is being sued as a result of one of its officers placing an 8 year old boy and a 6 year old girl in handcuffs at school.

Tagged with: Lawsuit Attorney Safety

Aug 6

Posted on August 6, 2015 — by Michael Ely

A 2006 confidential settlement between Bill Cosby and Andrea Constand was sealed upon motion.  However, Mr. Cosby's attorneys may have neglected to seal Mr. Cosby's deposition taken in that case, which may have created a loophole for the media to obtain a copy of the deposition, even though the case had been sealed. 

Apr 22

Posted on April 22, 2015 — by Michael Ely

This case is a great example of why lawsuits are not just about money.  The plaintiff in this case is clearly pursuing justice and trying to help future victims.

Apr 9

Posted on April 9, 2015 — by Michael Ely

Apologies are important.  This article illustrates the importance of apologies in the context of a lawsuit.

Tagged with: Attorney Lawsuit Injury

Mar 12

Posted on March 12, 2015 — by Nick Reed

Generally, for every claim a plaintiff may make, a defendant has a defense that would protect the defendant and his actions from liability.  One such defense is assumption of the risk.

Tagged with: Lawsuit Defenses

Mar 6

Posted on March 6, 2015 — by Michael Ely

A Dallas nurse has filed a lawsuit over her contraction of Ebola and her subsequent care.  The case brings up some interesting legal principles that will be briefly introduced in this post.

Feb 10

Posted on February 10, 2015 — by Michael Ely

Bad things can result if you choose to ignore a lawsuit.  One unfortunate person in Seattle found this out the hard way.

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