Tag Archives: Torts

Topamax and Birth Defects to be Discussed at Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar

Put it on your calendars, Anapol Schwartz attorney James Ronca will be speaking on "Topamax: What You Need to Know, The Science and the Litigation" from 10:45 am to 11:15 am at the semi-annual Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar in … Continue reading

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Sending Mass Torts to State Court

I just read a very interesting student note from 1987 suggesting that in mass tort cases the JPMDL should be permitted to send mass tort cases to state court. George T. Conway III,* The Consolidation of Multistate Litigation in State… … Continue reading

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Administrative law and torts

There are three big intersections between administrative law and torts. First is the use of regulations as standards of care. Second is the various "per se" torts arising from violation of laws and regulations. Those two I'm not writing about… … Continue reading

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DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar Applauds Decision by Supreme Court to Grant Cert in Wal-Mart Mass Torts Case

DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar Applauds Decision by Supreme Court to Grant Cert in Wal-Mart Mass Torts Case CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yesterday the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes, No. 10-277, a decision applauded by DRI … Continue reading

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Torts

A tort is a civil wrong that is not based upon a contract. If, for example, a person runs a red light and strikes your vehicle (which is lawfully in the intersection), then you could sue that person civilly for … Continue reading

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