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Oregon Justices Say No Damages Cap on Emotional Distress Award

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.

Ex-Law Firm Partner with Parkinson’s Disease Loses Benefits Suit

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.

Abortion Providers Hit Back on Guam’s In-Person Counseling Rule

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.

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‘I’m Not a Cat’ Takeaways: 5 Virtual Court Tips from Judges

In the wake of lawyer cat, judges from across the country share advice lawyers must know to ace their virtual court appearances.

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