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Thursday, June 20, 2013

FL SC Invalidates Arbitration Agreement Between Doctor and Patient

Today the Florida Supreme Court invalidates a contract between a doctor and patient, signed prior to treatment, which required arbitration and set a damages limit (of $250,000) lower than the damages cap set by the Florida legislature.  The opinion (pdf) is here:  Download Florida SC medical malpractice arbitration

--CJR

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Can the City of Philadelphia Be Sued Over the Building Collapse?

Philly lawyer Max Kennerly's analysis at Litigation and Trial.

--CJR

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Monday, June 17, 2013

Olson on Privacy and Solicitation

Walter Olson has a post on today's USSC case Maracich v Spears"The Privacy Case in Which Every Justice Switched Sides." (Compared with Maryland v. King).

--CJR

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