Tag Archives: Tort

12 Actions Cities Can Take to Mitigate Tort Liability

Cities get sued. A lot. One of the most common kinds of lawsuits against a city arises from injuries caused by an allegedly dangerous condition of city property (like a sidewalk, road, or trail in a city park). Although it … Continue reading

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What Exactly Is an Intentional Tort?

How do you define intentional tort? This is the most-common question we get as intentional tort attorneys. Lucky for us, a straightforward answer exists. Understanding the meaning of the legal term “intentional tort” requires defining the two words in reverse … Continue reading

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Regulatory Round-Up – FAA Reauthorization, LAANC, and the ULC Tort Law Draft

Dan Elwell, the Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), delivered the keynote speech opening the Interdrone conference earlier this month. His remarks predictably emphasized a concern for safety. He mentioned a number of regulatory hurdles facing the unmanned … Continue reading

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Damages in Tort Actions

  Working on a personal injury, wrongful death, or property damage case? Take a look at Damages in Tort Actions, available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.This 11 volume treatise is broken into 15 parts which examine many aspects of tort … Continue reading

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When Cars are the Drivers: Tort Law in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Kenneth S. Abraham and Robert L. Rabin, Automated Vehicles and Manufacturer Responsibility for Accidents: A New Legal Regime for a New Era, 105 Va. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2019), available at SLS. Ellen Bublick Now that self-driving vehicles roam the … Continue reading

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