An Oregon statute capping awards of noneconomic damages applies to emotional distress damages related to a bodily injury but doesn’t limit a worker’s recovery of for wholly emotional harm under state anti-discrimination and whistleblower law, the Oregon Supreme Court held.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health was hit with a proposed privacy class action after one of its contractors suffered a breach of personal information collected during contact tracing efforts in the state.
Deckers Outdoor Corp.‘s “Ugg” trademark survived a Federal Circuit appeal by an Australian online merchant alleging the mark should be nullified because it was a generic term for sheepskin boots before it was a brand.
A former law firm partner with Parkinson’s disease lost her lawsuit seeking long-term disability benefits and premium-free life insurance coverage from Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co., according to a ruling by a federal judge in the Northern District of Alabama.
A Guam law requiring medication abortion patients to first receive information about the procedure in person must be blocked because it doesn’t serve legitimate state interests, two off-island doctors told a federal court weighing a suit against the requirement Friday.