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Surge of Pedestrian Deaths Sparks Demands for New Safety Methods

From 2009 to 2016 (the last full year of analyzed data), the number of pedestrian deaths in the United States spiked 46 percent.  During that time, 5,987 people lost their lives in pedestrian accidents and tens of thousands of others … Continue reading

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IRSST Publishes Assessment of Methods of Sampling and Characterizing Engineered Nanomaterials in the Workplace in English

The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) recently published a report, in English, entitled An Assessment of Methods of Sampling and Characterizing Engineered Nanomaterials in the Air and on Surfaces in the Workplace.  As … Continue reading

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“Improper Methods” Often Key to Tortious Interference Liability

Perhaps a colleague at work is trying to get you fired. Or maybe you did already get fired, and your former boss is contacting prospective employers to make sure you don’t get hired. Either way, you’re not going to be … Continue reading

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Data Driven Contract Interpretation: Discovering “Plain Meaning” Through Quantitative Methods

Stephen C. Mouritsen, Contract Interpretation with Corpus Linguistics (Nov. 4, 2017), available at SSRN. Omri Ben-Shahar Interpretation of contractual text may be the most important task courts perform in contract disputes. It is also the least predictable. Courts fall back … Continue reading

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Tennessee Court Discusses Methods For Calculating Damages

There are two distinct phases to most negligence cases. First, the court must determine whether the defendant was in fact negligent and is liable for damages. Second, the court must decide what the amount of damages owed is. Often, these … Continue reading

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