Court address e-retailer liability

E-commerce has rapidly changed how we purchase merchandise, especially over the last three months. Courts are beginning to address whether e-retailers are liable for merchandise sold on their websites in a product liability lawsuit. Recently, the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Amazon was not liable under state product liability law, relied upon […]

Federal agency finds defects in pipeline that exploded in 2019

Congress has created many agencies that are responsible for monitoring safety in large public utilities, including power lines, railroads and pipelines. The operators of these utilities often argue that government regulation is unnecessary because they can police themselves and are capable of finding, reporting and correcting safety problems. Unfortunately, many of these statements are patently […]