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Section 230 did not protect Snapchat from negligence liability in car crash lawsuit over Speed Filter

The tragic facts Landen Brown was using Snapchat’s Speed Filter in 2017 when the car in which he was riding with two other young men crashed after reaching speeds above 120 miles per hour. The Speed Filter documented how fast the car was traveling. The crash killed Landon and the other two occupants. The parents of two of the passengers sued Snap, Inc. (the purveyor of Snapchat), claiming that the app was negligently designed. The parents alleged, among other things, that Snap shoul...
Tags: Law, Snapchat, Negligence, Landon, Plaintiffs, Section 230, Snap Inc, Ninth Circuit On, Landen Brown, Snapchat Lemmon


Engen refuses to engage with Durban’s blast affected community

Years of poor maintenance at Engen’s Durban plant caused pollution and December explosion The post Engen refuses to engage with Durban’s blast affected community appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Asthma, Compensation, Pollution, Durban, Negligence, Frank Alexander, Engen, Top Six, South Africa (country, Engen Refinery, Desmond D’Sa, Poor Maintenance, Durban South, Fikile Xasa


Escapees still at large amid negligence allegations at Tshwane prison

The escape of violent offenders has exposed a slew of alleged negligent deaths at Kgosi Mampuru prison The post Escapees still at large amid negligence allegations at Tshwane prison appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Prisons, Suicide, National, Prison Escape, Negligence, Openaccess, Prisoners, Department of Correctional Services, South African Police Service, Top Six, Tshwane, Mental Healthcare, Pretoria Central Prison, Kgosi Mampuru, Singabakho Nxumalo, South Africa (country


Don’t let it happen to you: 10 things that get agents into legal trouble

To avoid making a false step that could cost a hefty price, read on to learn about common mistakes real estate agents make and how to prevent them.
Tags: Lifestyle, Fraud, Radio, Agent, Compass, Contracts, Legal Issues, Negligence, Legal Advice, Real estate Law, Brokerage, Select, Breach Of Contract, Escrow, E&o Insurance, Ethical Standards


Inside the brazen prison break at Kgosi Mampuru

Negligence and staff shortages are blamed for after two violent criminals escaped from the prison The post Inside the brazen prison break at Kgosi Mampuru appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Prisons, National, Prison Escape, Negligence, Openaccess, Correctional Services, Top Six, Janusz Walus, Tshwane, Kgosi Mampuru, Singabakho Nxumalo, South Africa (country, Johannes Chauke, Kgosi Mampuru prison, Thabo Zacharia Muyambo


Cheifetz, Apportionment of Fault (1981) – PDF Available

Apportionment of Fault In Tort (1981) – David Cheifetz An unrestricted PDF of Cheifetz, Apportionment of Fault in Tort is now available. The text has been out of print for about 2 decades.The “price”, for Canadian purchasers, will be a donation of CDN $20 to either the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children or the Vancouver Children’s Hospital. Purchasers from other countries should chose a suitable children’s hospital or equivalent in their jurisdictions.If you want the PDF: Send a request to me at...
Tags: Ebooks, Books, Law, Miscellaneous, CDN, Announcements, Tort, Ontario, Negligence, Contribution, Practice Of Law, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Substantive Law: Legislation, Legal Information, Practice of Law: Practice Management, Substantive Law


Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame The post Construction sites are a ‘death trap’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Children, Deaths, National, Negligence, Pretoria, Health And Safety, Department of Labour, Top Six, Khato Civils, Hammanskraal, City of Tshwane, Giyani, South Africa (country, Lepelle Northern Water, Marnus Nel, Mongezi Mnyani


Bel Air mansion developer loses suit against Zillow for false info

A federal court ruled that the real estate giant was protected by Communications Decency Act.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Zillow, Negligence, Select, Section 230, Viet Shelton, Bruce Makowsky, Communications Decency Act, 924 Bel Air Road, Judge Otis D. Wright Ii


Surgeon sues Zillow for listing his $1M home as a foreclosure

The suit alleges defamation, slander, libel and negligence. Zillow denies the claims.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Libel, Zillow, Defamation, Negligence, Select, Slander, Viet Shelton, Schimpf, Dennis Schimpf


Amazon faces liability for assuming a duty to act, by sending email warning of hoverboard fires

Online marketplaces should take note – sometimes trying to do the right thing will create more legal exposure.  Plaintiffs tragically lost their home and suffered injuries in a fire caused by a hoverboard they bought through Amazon. They sued Amazon. Their negligence claim arose under Tennessee tort law, arising from the principle set out in Restatement (Second) of Torts § 324A, which states: One who undertakes, gratuitously or for consideration, to render services to another which he shou...
Tags: Amazon, Sixth Circuit, Law, Miscellaneous, Fox, United States, Tennessee, Tort, Negligence, Amazon com Inc, Plaintiffs, Amazon Their, Duty To Warn


Nonfiction: Why Did We Fight the Iraq War?

Michael J. Mazarr’s “Leap of Faith” argues that the tragedy was the result of a missionary impulse and wishful thinking.
Tags: News, Negligence, Bush, Hussein, George W, Saddam, Books and Literature, United States International Relations, Michael J, United States Defense and Military Forces, Iraq War (2003-11, Leap of Faith: Hubris, Mazarr, Michael J Mazarr


Bad Zillow info ‘corrupted’ listing price on $150M mansion: Suit

The seller of one of the nation's most expensive real estate listings is suing real estate giant Zillow Group for $60 million in damages.
Tags: Lawsuit, Technology, Listings, Marketing, Radio, Zillow, Damages, Negligence, Zillow Group, Select, Bruce Makowsky, Ronald Richards, 924 Bel Air Road


Report Shows Air Marshals in Over 200 Cases of Firearms Negligence

It has emerged that Federal Air Marshals have been involved in over 200 incidents of negligence relating to firearms between 2005 and 2017. Some as serious as leaving a duty pistols in bathrooms and accidentally discharging their weapons in hotel rooms. CNN have reported on documents they have obtained relating to the Air Marshal service’s […] Read More … The post Report Shows Air Marshals in Over 200 Cases of Firearms Negligence appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Cnn, Negligence, Daily News, Federal Air Marshal Service, Federal Air Marshals, Air Marshals, MIL/LE, Duty Pistols


Eight months ago, Panera Bread was warned that they were leaking up to 7 million customers' data. They fixed it yesterday. Kinda.

On August 2, 2017, security researcher Dylan Houlihan contacted Panera Bread to warn them that their customer loyalty website had a serious defect that allowed attackers to retrieve the names, email and physical addresses, birthdays and last-four of the credit cards for up to seven million customers. (more…)
Tags: Security, Post, Business, News, Not Food, Infosec, Carbs, Negligence, Breaches, Panera Bread, Dylan Houlihan, Shit Sandwich


Reckless Disregard is. . . Well. . .Reckless

Originally posted 2011-10-03 14:52:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Image via Wikipedia Punitive damages are hard to come by in construction law cases.  This is because almost all construction contract cases are exactly that: contract cases.  Between the economic loss rule and the Virginia Courts’ almost (though not completely) impregnable wall between tort and contract, punitive damages may seem completely out of the picture.  Depending on your perspective and position on the const...
Tags: Law, Virginia, Court, Construction, Damages, Contracts, Negligence, Sawyer, Richmond VA, Sawyers, Construction Law, Business of Construction, Construction Lawyer, Punitive Damages, Virginia Circuit Court, Virginia Courts


Richmond Pines Faces Several Lawsuits For Negligent Care

Richmond Pines Faces Several Lawsuits For Negligent Care The post Richmond Pines Faces Several Lawsuits For Negligent Care appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Home, Business, Death, Family, Lawsuit, Nurse, Legal, Law, List, Case, Client, Employees, Medicare, Illness, Sick, Care


Six months before the breach, a researcher warned Equifax that all its data was unprotected

An anonymous security researcher has shown Motherboard evidence that they warned Equifax in December 2016, six months before its catastrophic breach, disclosing numerous elementary deficiencies in Equifax security that left all of its data vulnerable to being stolen. (more…)
Tags: Security, Post, Business, News, Infosec, Negligence, Equifax, Doxing, They Were Warned


New York Celebrity Surgeon Fends Off Some Serious Allegations

New York Celebrity Surgeon Fends Off Some Serious Allegations The post New York Celebrity Surgeon Fends Off Some Serious Allegations appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Doctor, Business, Lawsuit, New York, Television, Legal, Media, Celebrity, Law, Office, Medical, Court, System, Star, Fraud, Client


Family of Dead Inmate Says Brain-Eating Fungus Went Untreated and Ignored

A new lawsuit claims that a 27-year old Kansas inmate died from a brain-eating fungus after prison officials ignored his health concerns. Marques Davis purportedly suffered from prolonged bouts of confusion and pain. Pleading with employees of Corizon Health, which is tasked with overseeing the health needs of prisoners at the Hutchinson Correction Facility, Davis The post Family of Dead Inmate Says Brain-Eating Fungus Went Untreated and Ignored appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Lawsuit, Healthcare, Kansas, Inmate, Medical Malpractice, News & Politics, Lawsuits & Litigation, Negligence, Corizon Health, Marques Davis, Hutchinson Correction Facility Davis


Hollywood Hills Center Under Investigation for Resident Deaths

Hollywood Hills Center Under Investigation for Resident Deaths The post Hollywood Hills Center Under Investigation for Resident Deaths appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Health, Home, Business, Death, Family, Florida, Lawsuit, Hollywood, Nurse, Legal, Justice, Law, Laid Off, Air Conditioning, Government, Medical


Lawsuit Filed After Kindergartner Restrained in Locker Multiple Times

Lawsuit Filed After Kindergartner Restrained in Locker Multiple Times The post Lawsuit Filed After Kindergartner Restrained in Locker Multiple Times appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Lawsuit, Legal, Law, Police, Information, Tennessee, Leave, Assault, Nashville, Boy, Public, Instructor, Suit, Lawyer, Child, Teacher


Amtrak Engineer Not Criminally Responsible for Derailing Train

Amtrak Engineer Not Criminally Responsible for Derailing Train The post Amtrak Engineer Not Criminally Responsible for Derailing Train appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Business, Death, Family, Lawsuit, New York, Legal, Law, Subway, Attorney General, Engineer, Confusion, Speed, Train, Pennsylvania, Injury, Accident


Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills Sued After 8 Patients Die in Aftermath of Irma

Last week, eight elderly patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Florida died in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The storm’s ferocious winds and dangerous weather conditions caused mass power outages and flooding across Florida. Residents of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills – located in Hollywood, FL – were assured before Irma The post Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills Sued After 8 Patients Die in Aftermath of Irma appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Florida, Lawsuit, Litigation, News & Politics, Lawsuits & Litigation, Negligence, Irma, Hollywood Hills, Hollywood FL, Retirement Home, Hurricane Irma, Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation CenterR, Rosa Cabrera, Florida Residents of the Rehabilitation Center


Equifax has terrible information security practices, and that resulted in multiple breaches

Equifax's world-beating breach of 143 million Americans' sensitive personal and financial information was the result of the company's failure to patch a two-month-old bug in Apache Struts, despite multiple reports of the bug being exploited in the wild. (more…)
Tags: Security, Post, News, It, Infosec, Argentina, Identity Theft, Negligence, Equifax, Depraved Indifference


Why 18 Months? Inside the Johaug Decision

Norway’s Therese Johaug in the 2016 Ski Tour Canada leader’s bib after two stages of racing. She went on to win the overall Tour. (Photo: John Lazenby/Lazenbyphoto.com) As previously reported on FasterSkier, Norwegian superstar Therese Johaug recently saw her suspension increased to 18 months following a ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) that overturned the 13-month suspension previously imposed by Norwegian anti-doping authorities. The math is obvious to any fan of the ...
Tags: General, News, Sport, Racing, Olympics, Alaska, Skiing, World Cup, Korea, Marin Cilic, Norway, Sochi, Wada, Pyeongchang 2018, Doping, Fis


Son Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Alleged Nursing Home Negligence

Son Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Alleged Nursing Home Negligence The post Son Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Alleged Nursing Home Negligence appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Doctor, Home, Business, Death, Lawsuit, Medicine, Law, Medical, Natural, Case, Missouri, Alzheimer's Disease, Client, Nursing, Disease, Bath


Runaway Beverage Cart Blamed for Causing Brain Injury In Negligence Lawsuit

America’s airlines are not having a good year so far. A negligence lawsuit has been filed against American Airlines Group Inc after a plane “flew to its destination rather than make an emergency landing after a runaway beverage cart struck a passenger's head during takeoff.” Unfortunately for the passenger, Charles Johnson, the injury left him with a “severe brain injury,” which is why Johnson and his wife are suing the airline for “at least $10 million in damages” over what they’re calling “gro...
Tags: America, Johnson, Charles Johnson, Brain Injury, News & Politics, Lawsuits & Litigation, American Airlines, Negligence, American Airlines Group Inc, White Plains New York, Flight Crew, Negligence Lawsuit


Family of Teenager Killed By Brain-Eating Amoeba Sues Water Park

On the first anniversary of her death, the family of Lauren Seitz is filing a lawsuit against a North Carolina waterpark contaminated by traces of a brain-eating amoeba. The 18-year old woman died on June 19, 2016, after being exposed to Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as the ‘brain-eating amoeba.’ Seitz’s parents claim the US The post Family of Teenager Killed By Brain-Eating Amoeba Sues Water Park appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Lawsuit, US, North Carolina, Litigation, Wrongful Death, News & Politics, Health & Medicine, Lawsuits & Litigation, Negligence, Water Park, Naegleria, Seitz, Naegleria Fowleri, Lauren Seitz, Brain-eating Amoeba, U.S. National Whitewater Center


Jury Awards $10 Million To Former Geisinger Patient

Jury Awards $10 Million To Former Geisinger Patient The post Jury Awards $10 Million To Former Geisinger Patient appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Doctor, Business, Legal, Medicine, Law, Medical, Court, Jury, Case, Hospital, Trial, Judge, Patient, Lawyer, Verdict, Medical Malpractice


Family Files Complaint Alleging VA Clinic Responsible For Father’s Death

Family Files Complaint Alleging VA Clinic Responsible For Father's Death The post Family Files Complaint Alleging VA Clinic Responsible For Father’s Death appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Fall, Death, Family, Nurse, Medicine, Children, Medical, Father, War, Palo Alto, Brain, Hospital, Trauma, Dead, Veteran, Va