Tag Archives: Throws

GA Appeals Court Throws Out Verdict in Med Mal Trial Over Back-Breaking Fall From Deer Stand

Stock image. Atlanta—Georgia's Court of Appeals this week threw out a defense verdict in a 2015 medical malpractice trial against a doctor blamed for a hunter’s back-breaking fall from a deer stand. Berryhill v. Daly, STCV1102180.  Read more detail on … Continue reading

Posted in Medical malpractice law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Divorce by the Book: What to Read if You’re Considering (or In The Throws of) Divorce

Dissolving a marriage or partnership is never easy: divorce and mediation are never stress-free. Many factors need to be considered, decisions need to be made and plans need to be mutually agreed upon. Your divorce lawyer is an integral part … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce Law | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ninth Circuit Throws Out Tax Protestors Conviction, Orders New Trial

The Ninth Circuit yesterday issued a decision granting a new trial on criminal charges against Lawrence Cohen, whom the opinion describes as an “acolyte” of “well-known recidivist tax protestor Irwin Schiff.” From Howard Bashman: The basis for the ruling is… … Continue reading

Posted in Tax Law | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GA Court Throws Out $30 Million Car Accident Judgment Due to Incorrect Jury Instruction

Car accidents may have many causes. Oftentimes it is simply negligence on the part of the driver. There may also be a defect in the vehicle itself, either as the result of a faulty part used during the manufacturing process … Continue reading

Posted in Medical malpractice law | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fifth Circuit Throws Out DOL Fiduciary Rule

The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal vacated the entire DOL Fiduciary rule in a split decision on March 15, 2018, U.S. Chamber of Commerce v. DOL, No. 17-10238 (5th Cir. 3/15/2018).  Two other circuits have upheld the DOL … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Law | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment