A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for August 5-18.
David Yates | SE Texas Record
Fedex was recently hit with a $1 million lawsuit, brought by a man who allegedly tripped and fell over a package while exiting his home.
Jennifer Williams-Alvarez | Corporate Counsel
For a massive company like AT&T, conflict resolution rather than litigation to resolve a dispute is an “overriding philosophy” that benefits the business and its customers, [senior executive vice president and general counsel David] McAtee said in an interview with Corporate Counsel. For the legal department, he explained, this approach requires balancing this preference for alternative dispute resolution with judgment on when a dispute simply needs to be fought out in court.