Who owns Lee Harvey Oswald’s Coffin?
On November 22, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald killed President John F. Kennedy. Two days later, Oswald was shot and killed by nightclub owner Jack Ruby. Immediately following Oswald’s death, his brother, Robert Oswald, began making funeral arrangements. Robert purchased flowers, a dark suit and a pine coffin for his brother.
Earlier this morning, a deeply divided Washington Supreme Court issued an opinion that allows defense lawyers in certain cases to speak privately with a medical malpractice plaintiff’s treating physicians. The Court’s decision today in Youngs v. PeaceHealth fundamentally changes the status quo in handling and investigating medical malpractice cases in Washington.
This past week, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that yet another aspect of Washington’s recent medical malpractice reform laws is unconstitutional. In the case of Schroeder v. Weighall, the Court on Thursday ruled that minors who are plaintiffs in medical negligence cases are entitled to “toll” the statute of limitations applicable to their claim (a sort of “time out” from the statute of limitations)
The rulings from the Supreme Court mean that same sex married couples in Washington will receive the same federal benefits as opposite sex married couples.
Anyone who has been to Court knows that the process can be expensive, time consuming, uncertain and extremely stressful. Not many people who have been through a trial have enjoyed the process, even if they’ve won
Yesterday the Washington State Supreme Court held that arbitration clauses in insurance contracts violate state statute governing the business of insurance and are void as a matter of law. Dep’t of Transportation v. James River Ins. Co.
Lauren Parris and Catherine Vuong co-authored a post for Telefini Small Business Blog