Category: States

Does a New Breed of Pilot Error … Fighting Automation to the Ground … Need a New Kind of Pilot?

By Sara Corcoran, Courts Monitor Publisher Statistically speaking, traveling by plane is the safest mode of transportation. However, when there’s a system challenge in flight, a pilot’s ability to quickly identify and respond to the issue can often… Read More

HUD brings charges of housing discrimination against Facebook

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced a charge against Facebook, alleging the tech giant violated the Fair Housing Act “by encouraging, enabling, and causing housing discrimination through the company’s advertising platform.” In a recent… Read More

Connecticut’s highest court rules against Remington over Sandy Hook

Remington Outdoor Co. Inc. can be sued for the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 school children aged 6 and 7 and six adult staff dead, a court ruled on… Read More

Arbitration gains currency after Supreme Court decision

Employees trying to take companies to court face more likelihood of arbitration based on a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, The Recorder at law.com reports. A string of U.S. Supreme Court decisions favoring arbitration contracts, including the recent… Read More

In California, new privacy, data protection rules could fuel lawsuits

California’s new privacy law could spur a rash of class action lawsuits against companies, officials warn. The Recorder at law.com reports that the regulations, due to go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, “will bear more than a passing… Read More