Commentary and analysis of current events that have legal implications.  We often pick up stories from Reuters news sources, or there may be a new court filing on Westlaw that catches our attention.

Is a Sex-Specific Dress Code Enforceable?

May 26, 2017 By: Anna Wiles

On September 25, 2014 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a complaint against R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. (Harris) in

Whittier Law School Closes: Will We See a Domino Effect?

May 17, 2017 By: Owais Ahmed

Many have predicted an eventual avalanche in the legal market. With the emergence of many new law schools over the past few

JV ROUNDUP: Vehicular Negligence in California

May 11, 2017 By: Jean Sica

Recent California motor vehicle accident cases as summarized in Jury Verdicts & Settlements: *Montes v. State of California 2017 WL 1410999   Verdict date:

Filthy on Facebook: Union Members Can Say What They Want

Apr 26, 2017 By: Mark Fetzko

Although it isn’t a particularly good strategy for building strong workplace rapport, you probably won’t lose your job if you go on

JV ROUNDUP: Multi-Million Dollar Verdicts

Apr 21, 2017 By: Jean Sica

Excerpts of recent jury verdict summaries with multi-million dollar awards, as summarized in Jury Verdicts & Settlements: *Kelly, an incapacitated individual v. County of Snohomish

TOPICAL ROUNDUP: MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR VERDICTS

Mar 31, 2017 By: Jean Sica

Excerpts of jury verdict summaries with recent multi-million verdicts, as summarized in Jury Verdicts & Settlements, include a $127M award to a teenager sexually

Defendant to Pay $12.9M for Warehouse Fire Caused by Use of Faulty Fuse

Jan 24, 2017 By: Jury Verdicts

Jan. 24, 2017 Defendant to Pay $12.9M for Warehouse Fire Caused by Use of Faulty Fuse Chicago Import v. Commonwealth Edison Company (Ill.Cir.Ct.) 2016

$7.5M for Minor’s E. Coli Infection Contracted at Amusement Attraction and Related Kidney Damage/ MRSA Infection

Jan 17, 2017 By: Jury Verdicts

Jan. 17, 2017 $7.5M for Minor’s E. Coli Infection Contracted at Amusement Attraction and Related Kidney Damage/ MRSA Infection E.H., pro ami

$1.5M for Transit Conductor’s Injuries Due to Police Officer Driving Around a Rail Crossing Safety Gate

Jan 10, 2017 By: Jury Verdicts

$1.5M for Transit Conductor’s Injuries Due to Police Officer Driving Around a Rail Crossing Safety Gate Bryant v. City of Chicago (Ill.Cir.Ct)

Valet Driver’s Shortcut Results in $27M Award for Bicycle Lane Rider’s Injuries

Jan 4, 2017 By: Jury Verdicts

Valet Driver’s Shortcut Results in $27M Award for Bicycle Lane Rider’s Injuries Colyn v. Standard Parking Corporation; Warn (Wash.Super) 2016 WL 7388498 Verdict

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