PIERRE, S.D. (Legal Newsline) – The South Dakota Supreme Court affirmed Oct. 3 that the city of Sioux Falls is immune from liability in a lawsuit filed by injured cyclist Robert Fischer.
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DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The Colorado Supreme Court determined that a non-client plaintiff was barred from suing an attorney because he lacked standing to assert his claim.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The Colorado Supreme Court used the state's Dead Man’s Statute to reverse an earlier ruling in a medical malpractice suit.
EL DORADO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A skier allegedly injured when the rescue sled she was riding hit a tree has lost her appeal over a judgment ruling in favor of the ski resort.
SHASTA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Part of an appeal filed by a dean of a seminary at a California university over her second termination from the institution has been revived by an appellate court.
It mattered if woman on phone who caused crash was discussing work or personal matters; Employer escapes liability
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California court has upheld a lower court's judgment in a personal injury case filed against a court reporting agency.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Washington Nationals have been found to have breached their contract with a flooring company they said performed shoddy work at their stadium.
Washington Supreme Court upholds summary judgment for Gonzaga University in wrongful termination case
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that summary judgment was properly awarded to Gonzaga University in a wrongful termination case.
Washington Supreme Court upholds fine against cemetery that moved remains without notifying next of kin
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A cemetery operator has lost its appeal of a fine against it over disinterring cremains without notifying the next of kin.
Ill. Supreme Court reverses ruling in suit over amendment to state's Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The Illinois Supreme Court reversed an appellate decision and affirmed the circuit court’s ruling in a lawsuit filed against the state attorney general and treasurer challenging an amendment to the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – The Michigan Court of Appeals has rejected a wrongful termination complaint filed by a former school principal.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A North Carolina appellate court has ruled that a trial court erred when it dismissed a man's complaint over allegations of strict liability against several companies stemming from injuries incurred during his "ultrahazardous" job.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit filed against North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein will go forward after a trial court ruling granting summary judgment to the defendants was reversed.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – The Mississippi Supreme Court recently found that the plaintiffs in a medical malpractice suit against a Gulfport hospital failed to prove that the hospital was negligent.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – The Massachusetts Supreme Court rejected an appeal from two corporations that challenged the constitutionality of state law prohibiting political contributions.
BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – A hospital's appeal of a $3.7 million award in a medical malpractice suit was unsuccessful in the Idaho Supreme Court.