Daubert In Product Liability Cases: Mid-2017 Update

  I’ve written about the Supreme Court’s Daubert opinion many times before, tagging it with the label “junk science.” The phrase “junk science” never actually appeared in Daubert, but rooting it out has been the animating concern behind the application of Daubert. See, e.g., Amorgianos v. National RR Passenger Corp., 303 F. 3d 256, 267 … More Daubert In Product Liability Cases: Mid-2017 Update

25-Year-Old Woman Killed in St. Pete Motorcycle Crash

A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a motorcycle collision Thursday night in St. Petersburg. The crash occurred around 6:15 p.m. at 6th Avenue South and 28th Street South. Police said a Ford Focus, driven by a 52-year-old woman was traveling northbound on 28th Street S. and made a left westbound turn at 6th Ave. S. … More 25-Year-Old Woman Killed in St. Pete Motorcycle Crash

Free Speech And Trump Tweets: When Twitter Is A Limited Public Forum

      While in the White House, Donald Trump’s personal twitter timeline, @realDonaldTrump, remains a key method by which he communicates with the public. He uses it to conduct foreign policy, to urge specific action by Congress, to promote certain media articles, and, of course, to persuade the public on key issues, including with … More Free Speech And Trump Tweets: When Twitter Is A Limited Public Forum

Former Police Officer Charged with DUI after Hitting 5 Middle School Kids

Five students were hit by a 48-year-old former law enforcement officer Thursday afternoon. Officials believe the man was drunk at the time of the accident. A 13-year-old boy died from his injuries received in the crash Friday morning. The students were hit by the man after they had gotten off the bus, officials said. The … More Former Police Officer Charged with DUI after Hitting 5 Middle School Kids

Goodyear v. Haeger: The Supreme Court Muddles Sanctions Law Again

Earlier this month the Supreme Court decided Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger et al., a case I wrote about way back in 2012 involving the scope of sanctions (including attorney’s fees) available when a party to a lawsuit brazenly lies about important evidence throughout most of the case.       The case … More Goodyear v. Haeger: The Supreme Court Muddles Sanctions Law Again

Tampa Man Critically Injured in Motorcycle Crash

A 27-year-old is in critical condition after a motorcycle accident Tuesday night in Hillsborough. Troopers believe that a 49-year-old man was stopped on Riga Boulevard at the intersection of SR 574 when he turned east onto SR 574 and changed lanes into the path of a motorcycle. The motorcycle, driven by the 27-year-old man collided … More Tampa Man Critically Injured in Motorcycle Crash