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Connecticut Supreme Court upholds lower court's ruling in malpractice suit, clarifies doctrine

Pam Wright Apr. 24, 2017, 9:12am

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – The Connecticut Supreme Court on April 11 affirmed a lower appellate court’s ruling that a patient’s amended claim that a doctor botched a spinal surgery through improper use of a surgical instrument related back to a previous claim alleging negligent use of a different instrument.

SquareTrade's lawyers claim plaintiff's request for forensic copy of Amazon storefront is 'overreaching'

Pam Wright Apr. 6, 2017, 1:21pm

Attorneys continue to square off in a class action lawsuit brought against California's SquareTrade Inc. that alleges the company deceived consumers with a fraudulent protection plan sold on Amazon.com.

Miss. SC rules against Pioneer Community Hospital in wrongful death suit

Pam Wright Apr. 6, 2017, 11:46am

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit against the hospital can move forward after determining that the state’s savings statute for minors applies to the complaint.

Fifth Circuit dismisses class member’s duplicative individual claim against USPS

Pam Wright Apr. 4, 2017, 12:20pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently upheld a lower court’s ruling to dismiss an individual claim brought by a U.S. Postal Service worker, saying the case was already subsumed in another pending class action administrative complaint.