Day on Torts is the blog of John A. Day of Day & Blair. He represents plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases. He also represents people and businesses in business litigation.
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I don't have a Category titled "You Won't Believe This Crap" but, if I did, this post would be filed there. According to the WSJ Law Blog, New York City lawyer Gregory Berry has sued his former firm for more than $75 million, claiming the firm fired him for exhibiting...
When a new lawyer decided to try his first case by defending a man accused of murder, it is no surprise to any lawyer with a room-temperature IQ that things would not go well. At all. So, when a mistrial was declared in the case based on the lawyer's ineptness, some lawyers expressed dismay...
Plaintiff had the obligation to seek attorneys fees in a case by a date certain. Plaintiff''s counsel and defense counsel agreed on multiple occasions to extend the deadline so that they can negotiate the fee issue, but Plaintiff failed to file a written stipulation concerning the...
It comes of no surprise to lawyers that there are lots of lawyers looking for work. Our office receives resumes from lawyers almost on a daily basis, and many have impressive backgrounds. This article from the June 29, 2011 New York Times describes the state of the employment...
The Internet provides all of us easy access to information, and it is no surprise to anyone that jurors are going there to get data during trials. This article from MSN reveals that "Reuters Legal, using data from the Westlaw online research service, a Thomson Reuters business, compiled a...
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007), and Ashcroft v.Iqbal, ___ U.S. ___, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009) do not apply to cases filed in Tennessee state courts. The extremely well-written opinion marshals the arguments against the...
Are you an iPad user? Here is a new app that facilitates jury selection. Here is a video on how to use the app. Turn to Tablet Legal for more information about how to use the iPad in your practice.
Bill Marler has shared this summary of the new food safety legislation with us. Bill actively worked to get this bill passed. · S. 510 is intended to respond to several food safety outbreaks in recent years by strengthening the authority of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and...
You haven't seen much about it in the press yet, but BP has the benefit of a cap that will probably limit its liability for the oil spill in the Gulf. Section 1004 of the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), passed into law in August 1990 after the Exxon Valdez incident, limits the liability...
Stark & Stark's Pennsylvania Law Monitor has a nice post about the impact of Facebook on personal injury litigation. An excerpt: The Internet and social networking sites have changed the face of litigation in this country. However, there are some precautions that you can take to protect...