Sep 01 by Andy Gillin

Should I Loan My Car to a Friend?

It’s true: friends don’t let friends drive drunk. When loaning out the car, we don’t usually think about fender benders and insurance claims either.

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Jul 20 by Andy Gillin

Toyota Could Face More Liability on Prius & ‘Delayed Discovery’

Last week a group of Toyota supporters and anti-attorney advocates celebrated when the Wall Street Journal reported that early findings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showed that many of the unintended acceleration claims against the Japanese auto giant were the fault of driver error, not vehicle electronics.

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May 25 by Andy Gillin

California Targets Liability Loophole for Alcohol-Related Wrongful Death Suits

Many ethical issues related to alcohol consumption are notoriously shaded in gray. Ideally, it would be up to the consumer to set his or her own limits to avoid drinking dangerously. But since so many in our culture are destructive drinkers, some need an extra line of defense in the form of a bartender or party host refusing that last drink to a patron or a driver. That’s why California lawmakers are pushing to close a state loophole that lets bartenders and hosts off the hook for alcohol-related injuries or wrongful death claims.

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