Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Civil liability http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Court Decision in the Matter of Rachel Corrie's Death http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403333_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403333_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Defamation of IDF Soldiers as a Group Not a Ground for Civil Action http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402765_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 03 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402765_text Global Legal Monitor: India: Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Signed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402343_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 29 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402343_text Global Legal Monitor: South Korea: Domiciliary Intent Matters When Computing Lost Wages in a Foreigner's Wrongful Death Claim http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402216_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary intent of a foreigner who had been wrongfully killed in South Korea must factor into the calculation of his or... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 03 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402216_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Court Rules Against Book Reviewers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401279_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary intent of a foreigner who had been wrongfully killed in South Korea must factor into the calculation of his or On April 23, 2009, a federal district court in the southern Russian province of Dagestan issued an unprecedented ruling, ordering a journalist of a local newspaper to pay compensation in an amount equal to US$1,000 to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 11 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401279_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Federal Approval of Drug Label Does Not Preempt State Failure-to-Warn Claim http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401126_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary intent of a foreigner who had been wrongfully killed in South Korea must factor into the calculation of his or On April 23, 2009, a federal district court in the southern Russian province of Dagestan issued an unprecedented ruling, ordering a journalist of a local newspaper to pay compensation in an amount equal to US$1,000 to On March 4, 2009, the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of a drug's labeling does not preempt a state duty-to-warn tort claim. Diana Levine, a professional musician,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 16 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401126_text Global Legal Monitor: Thailand: First Product Liability Law Coming into Force http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540988_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary intent of a foreigner who had been wrongfully killed in South Korea must factor into the calculation of his or On April 23, 2009, a federal district court in the southern Russian province of Dagestan issued an unprecedented ruling, ordering a journalist of a local newspaper to pay compensation in an amount equal to US$1,000 to On March 4, 2009, the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of a drug's labeling does not preempt a state duty-to-warn tort claim. Diana Levine, a professional musician, On February 20, 2009, Thailand's Liability for Damages Caused by Unsafe Goods Act B.E. 2551 will enter into force. The country's first product liability law, the Act is described as "groundbreaking legislation as it empowers the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 05 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540988_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: California Supreme Court Addresses Immunity of Good Samaritans for Injuries Suffered During Rescues http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540913_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary intent of a foreigner who had been wrongfully killed in South Korea must factor into the calculation of his or On April 23, 2009, a federal district court in the southern Russian province of Dagestan issued an unprecedented ruling, ordering a journalist of a local newspaper to pay compensation in an amount equal to US$1,000 to On March 4, 2009, the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of a drug's labeling does not preempt a state duty-to-warn tort claim. Diana Levine, a professional musician, On February 20, 2009, Thailand's Liability for Damages Caused by Unsafe Goods Act B.E. 2551 will enter into force. The country's first product liability law, the Act is described as "groundbreaking legislation as it empowers the The California Supreme Court recently addressed when a "good Samaritan" rescuer is liable for injuries occurring during a rescue. The litigation arose from a car accident that occurred after some Halloween night partying in the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 16 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540913_text Global Legal Monitor: United States: Supreme Court Reaffirms That Federal Law Allows State Fraud Claims Against Tobacco Companies http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540864_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary intent of a foreigner who had been wrongfully killed in South Korea must factor into the calculation of his or On April 23, 2009, a federal district court in the southern Russian province of Dagestan issued an unprecedented ruling, ordering a journalist of a local newspaper to pay compensation in an amount equal to US$1,000 to On March 4, 2009, the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of a drug's labeling does not preempt a state duty-to-warn tort claim. Diana Levine, a professional musician, On February 20, 2009, Thailand's Liability for Damages Caused by Unsafe Goods Act B.E. 2551 will enter into force. The country's first product liability law, the Act is described as "groundbreaking legislation as it empowers the The California Supreme Court recently addressed when a "good Samaritan" rescuer is liable for injuries occurring during a rescue. The litigation arose from a car accident that occurred after some Halloween night partying in the On December 15, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal law does not preempt a state court lawsuit claiming that cigarette manufacturers violated state unfair trade practices law by fraudulently conveying the message in their... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 22 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540864_text Global Legal Monitor: Nigeria: Asset Forfeiture Bill Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540674_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary intent of a foreigner who had been wrongfully killed in South Korea must factor into the calculation of his or On April 23, 2009, a federal district court in the southern Russian province of Dagestan issued an unprecedented ruling, ordering a journalist of a local newspaper to pay compensation in an amount equal to US$1,000 to On March 4, 2009, the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of a drug's labeling does not preempt a state duty-to-warn tort claim. Diana Levine, a professional musician, On February 20, 2009, Thailand's Liability for Damages Caused by Unsafe Goods Act B.E. 2551 will enter into force. The country's first product liability law, the Act is described as "groundbreaking legislation as it empowers the The California Supreme Court recently addressed when a "good Samaritan" rescuer is liable for injuries occurring during a rescue. The litigation arose from a car accident that occurred after some Halloween night partying in the On December 15, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal law does not preempt a state court lawsuit claiming that cigarette manufacturers violated state unfair trade practices law by fraudulently conveying the message in their It was reported on September 19, 2008, that the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has proposed a draft bill that establishes a civil legal regime for reclaiming unlawfully acquired public or private property. Under this... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 25 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540674_text Global Legal Monitor: Nepal: Accident Victim Compensation in Disarray http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054055_text Civil liability - On August 28, 2012, the Haifa District Court rejected a civil suit brought by the estate of Rachel Corrie, an American pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement activist. Corrie was killed on March 16, 2003, after being struck On July 27, 2011, the Supreme Court of Israel rejected an appeal of the Tel Aviv District Court's earlier rejection of a defamation suit for the wrong portrayal of Israel Defense Forces' actions in the movie India signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage on October 27, 2010. Dubbed in the Indian press as a "significant step" that will enable India to conduct nuclear commerce, the action is viewed by Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary intent of a foreigner who had been wrongfully killed in South Korea must factor into the calculation of his or On April 23, 2009, a federal district court in the southern Russian province of Dagestan issued an unprecedented ruling, ordering a journalist of a local newspaper to pay compensation in an amount equal to US$1,000 to On March 4, 2009, the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of a drug's labeling does not preempt a state duty-to-warn tort claim. Diana Levine, a professional musician, On February 20, 2009, Thailand's Liability for Damages Caused by Unsafe Goods Act B.E. 2551 will enter into force. The country's first product liability law, the Act is described as "groundbreaking legislation as it empowers the The California Supreme Court recently addressed when a "good Samaritan" rescuer is liable for injuries occurring during a rescue. The litigation arose from a car accident that occurred after some Halloween night partying in the On December 15, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal law does not preempt a state court lawsuit claiming that cigarette manufacturers violated state unfair trade practices law by fraudulently conveying the message in their It was reported on September 19, 2008, that the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has proposed a draft bill that establishes a civil legal regime for reclaiming unlawfully acquired public or private property. Under this Street justice, in the form of obstruction of vehicular traffic to press for higher compensation, has in recent months come to determine the amount paid to "third party" victims, as a result of contradictory provisions in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054055_text