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Church Settles Day Camp Drowning (access required)

The mother of a five-year-old who drowned at a church camp outing has settled her wrongful death suit for $825,000. The March 10 settlement, which also covers the mother’s claim for emotional distress, is one of the largest against a ...

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Practice Pointers (access required)

In the wake of State v. Hamrick, prosecutors and defense lawyers should proceed cautiously in auto cases that result in multiple criminal charges. Sometimes, a plea or conviction on the first charge will bar prosecution of the second under the ...

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Sex And Shrinks (access required)

Next week, the State Bar’s Ethics Committee will decide whether to adopt a controversial ethics rule. RPC 159 would allow an attorney to approve a settlement conditioned on keeping information of a therapist’s sexual misconduct from the appropriate licensing board. ...

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