Causation, and not deep pockets, should dictate liability

Today we filed this amicus brief asking the California Supreme Court to overturn the flawed decision in T.H. v. Novartis, which would essentially impose never-ending tort liability on brand-name drug … ›

Texas Supreme Court: No tort liability for intentional misuse of a Genie lift

Today, the Texas Supreme Court held in Genie Industries v. Matak that when people intentionally misuse a product in a way that is obviously dangerous, the manufacturer is not liable … ›

Bare metal cannot cause asbestos-related diseases

Ronald Dummitt worked aboard Navy ships in the boiler rooms for two decades, during which time he was exposed to asbestos dust during the maintenance of valves and gaskets,  some … ›

Tort law remains a mess in Pennsylvania

Pity the Pennsylvania lawyers who practice tort law.  Or, pity their clients, who will be billed for their attorneys’ time spent reading the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s 136-page magnum opus on … ›

Limiting business owner liability for third party negligence and crimes

Today, PLF filed an amicus brief in the New Mexico Supreme Court defending business owners from ruinous tort liability.  The case, Rodriguez v. Del Sol Shopping Center, arose when Rachel Ruiz … ›

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Causation, and not deep pockets, should dictate liability

Today we filed this amicus brief asking the California Supreme Court to overturn the flawed decision in T.H. v. Novartis, which would essentially impose never-ending tort liability on brand-name drug … ›

Texas Supreme Court: No tort liability for intentional misuse of a Genie lift

Today, the Texas Supreme Court held in Genie Industries v. Matak that when people intentionally misuse a product in a way that is obviously dangerous, the manufacturer is not liable … ›

Bare metal cannot cause asbestos-related diseases

Ronald Dummitt worked aboard Navy ships in the boiler rooms for two decades, during which time he was exposed to asbestos dust during the maintenance of valves and gaskets,  some … ›

Tort law remains a mess in Pennsylvania

Pity the Pennsylvania lawyers who practice tort law.  Or, pity their clients, who will be billed for their attorneys’ time spent reading the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s 136-page magnum opus on … ›

Limiting business owner liability for third party negligence and crimes

Today, PLF filed an amicus brief in the New Mexico Supreme Court defending business owners from ruinous tort liability.  The case, Rodriguez v. Del Sol Shopping Center, arose when Rachel Ruiz … ›

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Causation, and not deep pockets, should dictate liability

Today we filed this amicus brief asking the California Supreme Court to overturn the flawed decision in T.H. v. Novartis, which would essentially impose never-ending tort liability on brand-name drug … ›

Texas Supreme Court: No tort liability for intentional misuse of a Genie lift

Today, the Texas Supreme Court held in Genie Industries v. Matak that when people intentionally misuse a product in a way that is obviously dangerous, the manufacturer is not liable … ›

Bare metal cannot cause asbestos-related diseases

Ronald Dummitt worked aboard Navy ships in the boiler rooms for two decades, during which time he was exposed to asbestos dust during the maintenance of valves and gaskets,  some … ›

Tort law remains a mess in Pennsylvania

Pity the Pennsylvania lawyers who practice tort law.  Or, pity their clients, who will be billed for their attorneys’ time spent reading the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s 136-page magnum opus on … ›

Limiting business owner liability for third party negligence and crimes

Today, PLF filed an amicus brief in the New Mexico Supreme Court defending business owners from ruinous tort liability.  The case, Rodriguez v. Del Sol Shopping Center, arose when Rachel Ruiz … ›

Causation, and not deep pockets, should dictate liability

Today we filed this amicus brief asking the California Supreme Court to overturn the flawed decision in T.H. v. Novartis, which would essentially impose never-ending tort liability on brand-name drug … ›

Texas Supreme Court: No tort liability for intentional misuse of a Genie lift

Today, the Texas Supreme Court held in Genie Industries v. Matak that when people intentionally misuse a product in a way that is obviously dangerous, the manufacturer is not liable … ›

Bare metal cannot cause asbestos-related diseases

Ronald Dummitt worked aboard Navy ships in the boiler rooms for two decades, during which time he was exposed to asbestos dust during the maintenance of valves and gaskets,  some … ›

Tort law remains a mess in Pennsylvania

Pity the Pennsylvania lawyers who practice tort law.  Or, pity their clients, who will be billed for their attorneys’ time spent reading the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s 136-page magnum opus on … ›

Limiting business owner liability for third party negligence and crimes

Today, PLF filed an amicus brief in the New Mexico Supreme Court defending business owners from ruinous tort liability.  The case, Rodriguez v. Del Sol Shopping Center, arose when Rachel Ruiz … ›