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

Jul 23, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a $55.3 million verdict against Honda in a

Jury Awards $17.9M to L.A. Dodger Fan Attacked in Parking Lot

Jul 23, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Stow v. Los Angeles Dodgers LLC; McCourt (Cal.Super) Jury Awards $17.9M to L.A. Dodger Fan Attacked in Parking Lot

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Jul 16, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Highlights from the past week’s litigation headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a California high court ruling on class-action bans

Jury Awards Sum of $4.75 Million to Manager for Malicious/False Criminal Prosecution and Murder Allegation

Jul 16, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Coscia v. El Jamal; Orser (N.Y.Sup.) Jury Awards Sum of $4.75 Million to Manager for Malicious/False Criminal Prosecution and Murder Allegation

Journey inside a lenders’ lawyer’s nightmare

Jul 10, 2014 By: Joe Fraracci

What happens when things go wrong with a UCC loan payoff and the mistake involves an enormous amount of money?

Speaker Boehner’s lawsuit against President Obama: What’s it all mean?

Jul 9, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

What’s Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner going to sue President Obama about, and what are the lawsuit’s chances of success?

Terminated Christian Plaintiff Takes Nothing for Objections on Religious Grounds to Driving Employer’s Truck with “Jesus Saves” Decal

Jul 9, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Moreland v. Marietta Wood Supply Inc. (N.D. Miss.) Terminated Christian Plaintiff Takes Nothing for Objections on Religious Grounds to Driving Employer’s Truck with “Jesus Saves” Decal

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Jul 9, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Last week’s headlines include rulings over contraceptives, student loan debt and a bank’s calls to a minor’s cellphone, and a $9M verdict in a meso case.

Seventh Circuit: Yes, ethics do matter

Jul 8, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

A recent class action ruling out of the 7th Circuit found multiple ethical problems on behalf of an attorney in the case.

Jury Awards $3.8M for City’s Discriminatory Zoning Ordinance to Prevent Property Owners’ Sale to Wal-Mart

Jul 2, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Loesel v. City of Frankenmuth (E.D.Mich) Jury Awards $3.8M for City’s Discriminatory Zoning Ordinance to Prevent Property Owners’ Sale to Wal-Mart