A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for the week of July 1-7.
Drew DiSabatino | Bravo
Is “Frivolous Consumer Food Law” a specialized field an attorney can go into? An admittedly quick Google search didn’t turn up anything concrete, but with the number of food lawsuits we’ve had to cover in the last few weeks—everything from chip packaging to jelly bean ingredients—it certainly seems like a great field to get into.
Jordan Fowler | Washington Legal Foundation
You can sue your grocer, you can sue your policeman, you can even sue your neighbor John, but can you sue neighbor John’s dog? In May, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit firmly answered that question: no.