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.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Aug 27, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about the Obamacare subsidies, a Delaware

Steel Failed to Meet Purchaser’s Specifications; Defendants to Pay $89.6M for Inferior, Untested and Misrepresented Metal

Aug 26, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

O’Neal Steel v. Worldwide Steel Unlimited (N.D.Ala.) Steel Failed to Meet Purchaser’s Specifications; Defendants to Pay $89.6M for Inferior, Untested and Misrepresented Metal

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Aug 20, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about BP’s petition to overturn the

Florida Jury Awards Punitive Damages of $23.62 Billion for Cigarette Manufacturer’s Wrongful Death Liability

Aug 19, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Johnson, Estate of v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (Fla.Cir.Ct.) Florida Jury Awards Punitive Damages of $23.62 Billion for Cigarette Manufacturer’s Wrongful Death Liability

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Aug 14, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include stories about the bar exam ‘technical glitch’

Author of Bestseller Inaccurately Reported Events/Statements; Jury Awards $1.845M to Former Governor and Navy Seal

Aug 12, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Governor Ventura v. Kyle, Estate of (D. Minn.) Author of Best Seller Inaccurately Reported Events/Statements; Jury Awards $1.845M to Former Governor and Navy Seal

Voters Reject Unprecedented Efforts to Oust Tennessee Supreme Court Justices

Aug 11, 2014 By: Mark P. Chalos

Despite a well-funded and professionally organized campaign against them, three Tennessee Supreme Court Justices received overwhelming support from voters in winning the August 7, 2014 retention election

Proper Life Support Services Unavailable When Mother Calls 911; Brain Damaged Minor Receives $172 Million

Aug 6, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

T.A., pro ami v. Emergency Medical Service; City of New York (N.Y.Sup.) Proper Life Support Services Unavailable When Mother Calls 911; Brain Damaged Minor Receives $172 Million

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Aug 6, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include an examination of the economic sanctions against

Public employers grapple with legal issues surrounding video surveillance of employees

Aug 1, 2014 By: Virginia Kretschman

Must a public employer negotiate with the union before installing overt or covert cameras, or before using footage from those cameras to discipline employees?