May 20, 2011
Personal Injury Roundup No. 104 (5/20/11)
- Rakofsky v. the Internet. (TortsProf)
Trials, Settlements and Other Ends
- DOJ taps Sheila Birnbaum to administer the fund for ground zero workers. (Bloomberg Bus Week, Huff Post)
- Judge's impartiality questioned in $322 million asbestos verdict in Mississippi. (Overlawyered)
- Bratz manufacturer MGA seeks $177 million on punitive damages from rival Mattel. (AmLaw Daily)
Reform, Legislation, Policy
- Med Mal reform bill passes House committee, but passage by full Congress unlikely. (CT Mirror)
- NC works on workers-comp reform. (PR Newswire)
- TN Senate passes cap on non-economic damages. (Nashville City Paper)
- As we work on our summer projects, Opinio Juris features posts by the Outgoing Exective Articles Editor of the Chicago Law Review about the law review submission process.
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For a critical comment on the selection of Sheila Birnbaum to administer the fund for ground zero workers go here.
Posted by: Prof. Alberto Bernabe | May 20, 2011 6:04:27 AM