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Gas Prices Rise as Nearly 42 Million Americans Plan to Road Trip for Memorial Day Weekend

More than 41.5 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend, a number that is up roughly 5 percent from last year and the most since 2005, according to AAA. These numbers remain steady despite the fact that gas prices … Continue reading

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Respecting Foreign Judgments and $79 million for clicking “I agree”

by Dennis Crouch An interesting new petition before the Supreme Court focuses on international licensing and copyright issues.  What happens when foreign courts give less weight to contracts and copyrights than would a US court? World Programming Ltd. v. SAS Institute, … Continue reading

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Michigan State University Will Pay $500 Million to the Victims of Former Physician Larry Nassar

Michigan State University will pay $500 million to the victims of former physician Larry Nassar, who molested hundreds of girls and young women while working as a sports medicine specialist on-campus. According to the New York Times, the settlement will … Continue reading

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Michigan State Agrees to Pay Sexual Assault Victims $500 Million    

In a May 16, 2018 press release (here), Michigan State University announced that its board of trustees has approved a settlement in which the university agreed to pay MSU doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual assault victims a total of $500 million. … Continue reading

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$15.9 Million Jury Verdict for the Negligent Handling of Acute Vasculitis Resulting in Amputations

Stephanie Hollingsworth, 26, suffered from lupus and bilateral arm and leg pain. She was admitted to a hospital’s cardiac care unit where she was diagnosed as having acute vasculitis secondary to Sjogren’s syndrome, an immune system disorder. The rheumatologist assigned … Continue reading

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