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Court Rules Negligence Didn’t Cause World Trade Center 7 To Fall On 9/11

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said it was “simply incompatible with common sense and experience to hold that defendants were required to design and construct a building that would survive the events of September 11, 2001.”

12/04/2013

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N.J. Court: Text Recipients Can Be Held Liable In Texting-And-Driving Accidents

Drivers in New Jersey have been left stunned, after state Appeals Court judges found that when a driver is texting and causes an accident, the recipient of the texts can also be held liable for negligence.

08/27/2013

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Judge To Rule On Whether Airlines Are Liable In 9/11 Attacks

A federal judge will decide whether the owners of the World Trade Center can try to make several airlines and other aviation defendants pay billions of dollars in damages from the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

07/13/2013

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N.J. Appellate Court: Woman Bitten By Dog Can Sue Owners

The New Jersey Appellate Court said a woman bitten and injured by a dog she was paid to watch can sue the owners of the animal.

12/22/2012