Category Archives: N. Summary judgment or trial

Trials: court reporter fell asleep

My goodness. New Trial Ordered After Court Reporter Fell Asleep Jason Grant, New York Law Journal August 24, 2017   A retrial must be held in a personal injury case because transcript “inadequacies,” created by a court reporter who fell … Continue reading

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Defamation: Dear Author and Ellora’s Cave settle…but gee

From today’s Publisher’s Marketplace, this item about a settlement in a defamation case (“terms of the agreement were not disclosed,” natch) brings out a lawsuit component of which I’m sure many are curious. That is, what happens if a lawyer … Continue reading

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“Amtrak Will Not Fight Suits Filed in Wreck”

Although this news item presented itself rather modestly in the papers I read, I think it’s huge news. It’s what so many of us tend to hope about lawsuits like this: if the big commercial entity is clearly in the … Continue reading

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