PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – The Arizona Supreme Court is considering whether a company should be liable for injuries caused by an employee taking home asbestos fibers on his clothing, years ago. It will hear oral arguments on April 25 in the case of Quiroz v. Alcoa.
Arizona Supreme Court News
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona has joined the list of states refusing to allow claims for what's called "take-home" asbestos exposure.
Justice Rebecca White Berch submitted her formal notice of retirement to the governor Monday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) -- The Arizona Supreme Court said this week that the state legislature wasn't wrong to take $50 million from a court-ordered trust fund set up to help residents hurt by the foreclosure crisis.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- On Thursday, President Barack Obama nominated four Arizonans -- two judges, a career prosecutor and the first female Native American to be named a U.S. attorney -- to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.
TUCSON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) -- The Arizona Supreme Court, in a ruling last week, overturned a new law that changes the selection process for judicial candidates in the state.
TUCSON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) -- The Brennan Center for Justice and Justice at Stake filed an amicus brief this week in support of a petition asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a new law that changes the selection process for judicial candidates.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - The Arizona Supreme Court has released a pair of opinions explaining decisions it made on two actions regarding the state's language describing Proposition 204, a tax initiative which was rejected by the people of Arizona in the November election.
Hurwitz WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew Hurwitz was confirmed to a federal appeals court Tuesday.
Hurwitz PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - The Arizona Supreme Court ruled last week that the state's Consumer Fraud Act provides for restitution to consumers, but not a direct disgorgement to the state attorney general.
Pelander PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday that a jury may award no damages in a wrongful death lawsuit, even if the claimants' trial testimony on damages is unopposed, if it deems that award to be "fair and just."
Hurwitz PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - The Arizona Supreme Court has ordered a new trial in a woman's lawsuit against a city bus company and its driver.
Hurwitz WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A group aimed at "judicial renewal" is opposing U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit nominee Andrew David Hurwitz.
Hurwitz WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - President Barack Obama has nominated Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew David Hurwitz to serve on a federal appeals court.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - A ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court means that truckers working for Swift Transportation who claim they are being paid for fewer miles than they actually drive can take their case to trial.
Pelander PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) -- The Arizona Supreme Court ruled this week that a teen's parents were liable for their son's actions after he drove without their permission, collided with another car and seriously injured its driver.
Preston PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - The Arizona Supreme Court says a plaintiff is not required to show that an initial failure to name the real party in interest resulted from an understandable mistake or difficulty in identifying the proper party.
Hurwitz PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld a lower court judgment dismissing claims against a California corporation, Integrated Resources, and its CEO, saying it lacks jurisdiction over them.
Ternus DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Voters in Iowa ousted three state Supreme Court justices who helped make same-sex marriage in the state legal.
Pelander PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona's Supreme Court recently ruled a controversial ballot measure, backed by the state's Legislature and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, was unconstitutional in its original form.