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Nevada Passes Virus Liability and Worker Protection “Deal”

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada lawmakers voted to shield certain industries from coronavirus-related legal liability and require hotels and casinos to enact worker protection measures after days of complicated negotiations with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s office and the state’s most powerful …

Seau’s Family Opts Out of Proposed NFL Concussion Settlement

The family of Junior Seau has opted out of a proposed NFL legal settlement with former players over concussion-related injuries. The family will continue its wrongful death lawsuit against the league. Seau, a star linebacker for 20 seasons who made …

Seau Family Doesn’t Think NFL’s $765M Concussion Offer is Enough

The family of the late NFL star Junior Seau plans to object to the proposed $765 million settlement of player concussion claims because the fund would not pay wrongful death claims to survivors. Although the players’ lawsuits accused the NFL …

Toyota’s First Acceleration-Linked Fatality Case Goes to Trial

Toyota Motor Corp. goes before a jury for the first time in a lawsuit over a claim that unexpected acceleration of one of its cars caused a death. Opening statements are scheduled to start as early as today in California …

Toyota Settlement May Signal Future Legal Strategy

As Toyota Motor Corp. chips away at settling lawsuits claiming its vehicles suddenly accelerate, the question remains whether attorneys who sued could prove to a jury there was a design flaw. The company maintains stuck accelerator pedals, faulty floor mats …