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 Jury Verdict of the Week: Judge Reduces Jury’s $20.4M Car Defect Award

Dec 29, 2009 By: Jury Verdicts

Wiles v. Ford Motor Co. (Tex.Co.Ct. at Law) Jury awards $20.4M for Ford Explorer design defect; judge reduces to $8.5M 2009 WL

Westlaw Jury Verdict of the Week: HIV Transmission Results in $12 Award

Dec 22, 2009 By: Jury Verdicts

Confidential v. Confidential (Cal. Super.) Court awards $12M to woman who contracted HIV from husband 2008 WL 6178828 Decision Summary 2002 WL

Westlaw Jury Verdict of the Week: Attorney Fee Litigation Results in $4M Verdict

Dec 15, 2009 By: Jury Verdicts

Jenkens & Gilchrist v. Forgent Networks (Tex. Dist. Ct.) Breached resolution agreement costs patent holders $4M 2009 WL 3700932 Verdict Summary2009 WL

$300 Million Lawsuit: The First Steps to Winning?

Dec 2, 2009 By: Marcus Anderson

Philip Morris USA must pay $300 million dollars in compensatory and punitive damages to former smoker Lucinda Naugle. The woman brought the

King of Pop on Westlaw’s High Profile Cases

Sep 14, 2009 By: Marcus Anderson

Michael Jackson is gone, but his passing has left a plethora of legal issues to be resolved. From Wills, Trusts, and Estates,

High Profile Cases on Westlaw

Sep 11, 2009 By: Marcus Anderson

Starting today, the Learn Westlaw blog will feature high profile cases from Westlaw. This content consists of the most popular cases being

Fight the Good Fight, Get Free Westlaw

Jul 20, 2009 By: Marcus Anderson

Here’s one way to get Free Westlaw, and it’s always worth considering: This was originally posted on the FindLaw Blog titled “STRATEGIST“

Sotomayer Resigns from All-woman’s Group

Jun 22, 2009 By: Marcus Anderson

Did you know that Westlaw has a database for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor: SOTOMAYOR-NOM The database includes opinions, law reviews and

West author believes Sotomayor will be confirmed

Jun 11, 2009 By: Marcus Anderson

Reaction to President Obama’s nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to replace Justice David Souter on the United States Supreme Court continues to

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