Posts Tagged ‘Law Blog’

Personal Injury Law Round-Up #51

I’m not a math genius, but I am smart enough to figure out that next week will be Personal Injury Law Round-Up #52, which probably means the one year anniversary of the Personal Injury Law Round-Up. I wanted to thank and congratulate Eric Turkewitz for starting the round-up. In his honor, I’ll learn how to insert…

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Personal Injury Law Round-Up #48

This is an abbreviated version of the personal injury law round-up. Six days of depositions in the last week and a half plus planning for my youngest’s 5th birthday party tomorrow have overwhelmed me a bit. The big tort “reform” issue this week has been contingency fees… Contingency fees are always a hot topic, but…

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Personal Injury Law Round-Up Number 38

Personal Injury Law Roundup Number 38 Thanks for coming back to this week’s personal injury round-up after the short Thanksgiving week. Since it was a busy week, we’ll hop right into it. Keeping with Eric’s form, we’ll start off with tort reform. We’ll start with a trio of Texas stories. First, the Dallas Morning News…

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Medical Malpractice and "Defensive" Medicine

An anonymous Texas ER doc has a blog post discussing the medical malpractice story of Christopher Jones. Mr. Jones, 33, arrived at a Los Angeles area emergency room complaining of chest pains, where he was told to sit down and wait his turn. After more than three hours, he got up, walked outside, collapsed and…

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Good News From Austin For Homeowners

There’s some rare good news from Austin for Texas homeowners who have claims or lawsuits against their builders. Last Friday, the Texas Supreme Court handed down the opinion in Lamar Homes, Inc. v. Mid-Continent Casualty Company, and held that an insurance company owes a duty to defend (and likely a duty to indemnify) its homebuilder…

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