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Apr 16

Posted on April 16, 2015 — by Michael Ely

A new statute in Texas should benefit Texas Plaintiffs with traditional health insurance by limiting the subrogation interests of health insurers.

Tagged with: Injury Insurance Attorney

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 Michael Ely

A Federal Court jury in California recently awarded a $7.4 million verdict to a Plaintiff in a copyright infringement case.  The trial involved the use of musicologist experts, highlighting the importance of expert witnesses during trial.

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 27

Posted on February 27, 2015 — by Nick Reed

For some time now, the UAV industry has waited (and encouraged) the FAA to issue its proposed regulations for drone activity.  Some thought the regulations would be burdensome, and some expected the regulations to not go far enough.  The FAA seems to have struck a balance.

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Feb 25

Posted on February 25, 2015 — by Michael Ely

Videotaped visual evidence is rare, but if available, is very powerful.  The settlement reached in this case was no doubt fueled by the visual evidence that was available.

Feb 16

Posted on February 16, 2015 — by Michael Ely

Civil discourse is important.  It is important for Justices on the United States Supreme Court all the way down to attorneys at the trial level.

Tagged with: Attorney Litigation Civil

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.

Feb 9

Posted on February 9, 2015 — by Nick Reed

There are several news events related to pilot's use of technology in the cockpit.  Some are new regulations designed to keep pilots focussed while other are news stories of pilot's accidents in part caused by devices in the cockpit.

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