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Editor: Christopher J. Robinette
Southwestern Law School

Friday, April 29, 2011

Personal Injury Roundup No. 102 (4/29/11)

New Cases

  • TX:  A products case has been filed against the makers of a cold therapy machine based on alleged tissue damage.  (

Trials, Settlements and Other Ends

  • On the eve of trial, a Major League Baseball umpire reaches settlement in products liability case with Wright Medical over a hip replacement.  (


  • IL:  Appellate court okays fraudulent misrepresentation claim on behalf of a woman who was tricked, via the internet, into romance or friendship with people who either did not exist or who were not who they appeared to be.  (ABA Journal)
  • NY:  Multi-million dollar verdict affirmed for plaintiff who, after ingesting methadone (I don't even know what that is) and rum (I do know what that is), was hit by a subway train.  (Hochfelder/New York Injury Cases Blog)

Reform, Legislation, Policy



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