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Friday, April 15, 2011

Personal Injury Law Roundup No. 100 - April 15, 2011

It's tax day, hooray hooray!  Plus our hundredth personal injury law roundup!

New Cases, Resolutions

  • Match.com sued by client after alleged sexual assault by date met on site.  (NBC LA)
  • Valet parker sues LeBron James's mom after alleged battery.  (Miami Herald)
  • Rhode Island not liable in fall from "Cliff Walk."  (WSJ.com)

Appeals

  • French Supreme Court says the enforcement of a U.S. punitive damages award is not always precluded under public policy (though it rejected the particular award).  (International Law Office)

Reform, Legislation, Policy

Miscellaneous

  • Ford "greatly" expanding recall of F-150 pickups due to problem that might result in unexpected deployment of airbags.  No lawsuits are mentioned (and a Google search reveals no lawyers seeking clients through AdSense yet), but one assumes they're coming.  (Reuters)

--BC

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