Nominal Damages

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First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

ACLU sues to obtain Mike Brown shooting report; sues over recording issue

CLAYTON •  The American Civil Liberties Union sued St. Louis County and the county police Thursday morning to obtain copies of initial police reports surrounding the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Mike Brown by Ferguson police.The ACLU filed the lawsuit ... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fee Award Nixed After Client Abandons Case

In a neat, short opinion, the Delaware Supreme Court dealt with a situation that the chief justice characterized as "Kafkaesque" at oral argument and "unusual" in the written opinion. In Crothall v. Zimmerman, No. 608, 2013 (Del. June 9, 2014), the court ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 3 reports

‘Freedom X’ Takes on CAIR

‘Freedom X’ Takes on CAIR http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/arnold-ahlert/freedom-x-takes-on-cair/ August 12, 2014 by Arnold Ahlert 6 Comments   Arnold Ahlert is a former NY Post op-ed columnist currently contributing to JewishWorldReview.com, ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 2 reports

A $6.5m yacht 'bought as seen' scuppers telecoms tycoon

FOR most people, the concept of "buyer beware" usually applies to a second-hand family saloon, but for one multimillionaire American entrepreneur, caveat emptor has taken on a whole new meaning with a blighted luxury yacht purchase and subsequent High ... [Published Sunshine Coast Daily - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Judge orders Fayetteville to allow distribution of religious tracts at festivals

Fayetteville, N.C. — A federal judge on Thursday ordered Fayetteville to allow two men to hand out religious pamphlets on city streets during the Dogwood Festival and other local events.Tom Price and William Legg sued the city last year after police officers ... [Published WRAL - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook in 25,000-strong lawsuit

As many as 7,000 applicants a day applied to join the suit."Right now we've got so many people that we wouldn't be able to process them if we kept collecting more of them." says Schrems,The 26 year old Schrems also stated that while the list is currently ... [Published CNBC - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Nominal damages for ‘negligent’ yacht advice

A leading firm has avoided paying out significant damages despite admitting negligence when it gave advice on the purchase of a £3.6m yacht.Hill Dickinson had advised Cayman Islands businessman Michael Hirtenstein that the warranty on his new yacht was ... [Published Law Society Gazette - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Hill Dickinson negligent in Christian Candy super-yacht sale

The High Court has upheld a professional negligence claim against Hill Dickinson for helping a client purchase a faulty yacht from property tycoon Christian Candy.Partner James Lawson assured his client Michael Hirtenstein that the €4.5m yacht came with ... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

California Court of Appeal Rules Damages Are Unavailable To Plaintiff Patients Where Patient Information On Stolen Computer Was Not Disclosed!

[co-author: Jacquelyn Loyd]Until last week, Sutter Health was looking at a potential jury verdict in excess of $4 billion against several of its affiliated hospitals in a class action suit filed under the California Medical Information Act, California ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Publication: No Harm, No Foul – Appellate Court Finds No CMIA Claim Without Actual Injury

Client AlertCalifornia’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act, Cal. Civ. Code § 56 et seq. (“CMIA”), provides that an individual may recover $1,000 nominal damages (plus actual damages if any) based on the negligent release of medical information ... [Published Pillsbury Law - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

City taking steps to avoid lawsuit

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comPortsmouth City Solicitor John Haas has taken steps to attempt to stave off the shadow of a lawsuit filed against the city, the City Health Department, its director Chris Smith, and Director of Environmental Services ... [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

Sutter Health Breach Suit Dismissed

Court Decision Follows Similar Rulings in Other CasesA consolidated class action lawsuit against Sutter Health related to a breach impacting more than 4 million individuals has been dismissed by an appellate court in California. The court's decision follows ... [Published InfoRiskToday - Jul 22 2014]

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...Mr Justice Leggatt also clarified the principle of mitigation stating that the "true principle is that, where there is more than one option reasonably available to the claimant in responding to the consequences of the defendant's breach of duty, the claimant can only recover as damages the cost of the less (or least) expensive option. If the claimant in fact chooses a more expensive option, this does not mean that he is acting unreasonably; but the additional cost is regarded as a consequence of the claimant's choice and not of the defendant's wrong" (2). He also outlined the way of measuring damages where property is acquired as a result of the negligence of a solicitor, often known as the "diminution...
..." The complaint says the order violated his free speech and due process rights. It also says Hussein "chose to continue recording, putting his liberty and physical safety at serious risk."
Liebel told Carey he must decide "whether or not this has been a horrific injustice not to the Jones family but to the city of Springfield and Officer Boykan."
...around Sharia Law and its increasing acceptance in the United States due to complaints from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).  "Public officials, and that includes public school officials, violate the free speech clause of the First Amendment whenever they censor speech merely because it offends someone,“ said William J Becker, Jr., Freedom X’s president and general counsel. "Unfortunately, we are seeing this trend grow as Muslim activists play the victim card.”"

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The need for causation in negligence claims … a... [Published Lexology - Aug 22 2014]
Termination at convenience [Published Building.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Fee Award Nixed After Client Abandons Case [Published JD Supra - Aug 15 2014]
ACLU sues to obtain Mike Brown shooting report;... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 14 2014]
Judge awards $85,000 to Nicole Jones and Willia... [Published MassLive - Aug 12 2014]
‘Freedom X’ Takes on CAIR [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 12 2014]
'Freedom X' Takes on CAIR [Published The Patriot Post - Aug 12 2014]
‘Freedom X’ Takes on CAIR [Published Frontpagemag.com - Aug 12 2014]
A $6.5m yacht 'bought as seen' scuppers telecom... [Published Sunshine Coast Daily - Aug 10 2014]
A £3.6m yacht 'bought as seen' scuppers telecom... [Published The Independent - Aug 10 2014]
Judge orders Fayetteville to allow distribution... [Published WRAL - Aug 08 2014]
Hill Dickinson sued over partner's superyacht d... [Published Roll On Friday - Aug 08 2014]
Facebook in 25,000-strong lawsuit [Published CNBC - Aug 07 2014]
Where will the Texas Supreme Court go next with... [Published Lexology - Aug 06 2014]
Nominal damages for ‘negligent’ yacht advice [Published Law Society Gazette - Aug 05 2014]
Hill Dickinson admits mistake over Christian Ca... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 05 2014]
Crossing boundaries [Published New Law Journal - Aug 01 2014]
Hill Dickinson negligent in Christian Candy sup... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 01 2014]
Railroad worker claims excessive punishment dol... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Jul 31 2014]
California Court of Appeal Rules Damages Are Un... [Published JD Supra - Jul 30 2014]
No harm, no foul — appellate court finds no CMI... [Published The Lawyer - Jul 30 2014]
Publication: No Harm, No Foul – Appellate Court... [Published Pillsbury Law - Jul 30 2014]
Apple Jabs at Samsung's Academic Allies in Smar... [Published Recorder - Jul 30 2014]
City taking steps to avoid lawsuit [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Jul 29 2014]
California Appellate Court requires actual view... [Published Lexology - Jul 29 2014]
California Appellate Court Requires Actual View... [Published JD Supra - Jul 25 2014]
Court further limits application of statutory d... [Published California Medical Association - Jul 24 2014]
Lewisville Loses Appeal on Sex Offender Ordinance [Published WhosPlayin.com - Jul 23 2014]
WPP, Kantar and TRA Ditch Last Damages Claim [Published MrWeb - Jul 23 2014]
Sutter Health Breach Suit Dismissed [Published InfoRiskToday - Jul 22 2014]
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‘Freedom X’ Takes on CAIR [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 12 2014]
‘Freedom X’ Takes on CAIR http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/arnold-ahlert/freedom-x-takes-on-cair/ August 12, 2014 by Arnold Ahlert 6 Comments   Arnold Ahlert is a former NY Post op-ed columnist currently contributing to JewishWorldReview.com, ...
Georgia City Sued Over Law Requiring Prescripti... [Published The Consumerist - May 19 2014]
( Sarah McGowen ) A man and woman in Georgia have filed a lawsuit against the city of Sandy Springs, GA, attempting to challenge a city ordinance that requires a consumer get a prescription from a doctor in order to purchase sex toys. According ...
Company Fires Off Legal Threats To Site Owner O... [Published Techdirt - Mar 14 2014]
Once again, it's time to discuss bogus C&D notices , specifically those that acknowledge Section 230 protections before blithely continuing on with the legal threats as though it has absolutely no bearing on the subject at hand. Mr. Money Mustache, ...
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