On this day of all days, the estate of “Mary Jane” crooner Rick James and other UMG (Universal Music Group) musicians have yet another reason to celebrate: UMG has agreed to settle a lawsuit which will award $11.5 million in unpaid royalties from the past forty years. 276 more words
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ON 21 APRIL 2010, the High Court of Australia delivered Tabet v Gett HCA 12 (21 April 2010).
“NEGLIGENCE – Medical negligence – Damage – Loss of chance – Appellant suffered irreversible brain damage – Respondent’s delay in providing proper treatment breached duty of care owed to appellant – Where not established on balance of probabilities that breach caused any part of brain damage – Where breach at most caused loss of less than 50% chance of better outcome – Whether law of tort recognises or should recognise loss of chance of better outcome as damage giving rise to liability in negligence – Relevance of policy considerations concerning extension of liability in medical negligence cases. 126 more words
ON 21 APRIL 1993, the High Court of Australia delivered Nagle v Rottnest Island Authority HCA 76; 177 CLR 423; (1993) Aust Torts Reporter 81-211; (1993) 112 ALR 393; (1993) 67 ALJR 426 (21 April 1993). 108 more words
MIDDLEBURG — An update to an Action 16 investigative report concerning an attorney accused of forging a judge’s name on a court settlement.
Attorney Stephen Ellwood is charged with a single count of fraud, and pleaded not guilty Monday morning. 308 more words
Lawyers are supposed to tell a story when they are trying a case. Professors taught me that in law school classes, I read countless columns by… 645 more words