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Telegraph company liable for damages from delay in telegram delivery which precluded attendance at father’s funeral

Feb 4, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Telegraph company liable for damages from delay in telegram delivery which precluded attendance at father’s funeral.

One injured by a failure to transmit a telegram may sue in contract or in tort

Feb 3, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

One injured by a telegraph company’s failure to transmit a telegram may sue in contract or in tort.

What are the legal issues with Hillary Clinton’s email controversy?

Feb 2, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

Hillary Clinton’s email controversy continues to dog her presidential ambitions. What exactly are the legal concerns surrounding her alleged activities?

Why Every Insurance Lawyer Should Care about the American Law Institute’s Restatement, Law of Liability Insurance

Feb 2, 2016 By: John K. DiMugno

The law of liability insurance is complex and plagued by a lack of consensus among the jurisdictions and often within a jurisdiction.

Airport Worker Nets $10M Verdict for Crush Injury in Ramp Area

Feb 2, 2016 By: Jury Verdicts

Afoa v. Port of Seattle (Wash.Super.) Airport Worker Nets $10M Verdict for Crush Injury in Ramp Area

A telegraph company misstating the incorrect price for rabbits in a telegram would be liable for tortious negligence

Feb 2, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

A telegraph company misstating the incorrect price for rabbits in a telegram would be liable for tortious negligence.

Open Access for Broadband Proposed in West Virginia

Feb 1, 2016 By: Craig Blakeley

A bill proposed in the West Virginia state legislature would authorize that state’s government to build and operate a 2,000 mile broadband network throughout the state.

A refund isn’t enough for failing to deliver a telegram

Feb 1, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

A refund isn’t enough for failing to deliver a telegram.

Today in 1883: SCOTUS upholds harsher criminal penalties for interracial cohabitation

Jan 29, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

On January 29, 1883, the Supreme Court ruled in Pace v. Alabama that the state of Alabama was constitutionally justified in imposing harsher criminal penalties for interracial cohabitants.

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Enforce Agreement to Permit Class-Wide Arbitration

Jan 29, 2016 By: John K. DiMugno

Last month’s Supreme Court DirectTV ruling holds that a State court’s use of contractual interpretation principles to enforce an agreement to allow class wide arbitration violates the Federal Arbitration Act,

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