Dimick v. Hopkinson

& filed under Injury Laws

The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court granting summary judgment to Defendants in this negligence action, holding that there were no genuine issues of material fact as to the... Read more »


Glover-Armont v. Cargile

& filed under Injury Laws

The Supreme Court held that the district court erred by granting summary judgment based upon discretionary-act immunity in this action arising from a vehicular accident involving a police officer... Read more »


Afoa v. Port of Seattle

& filed under Injury Laws

Respondent-petitioner Brandon Afoa was severely injured in an accident while working at the Port of Seattle for a cargo company. He sued the Port on a theory that the Port retained sufficient control... Read more »


Commonwealth v. Giddens

& filed under Injury Laws

The Supreme Court held that, in dismissing the Commonwealth’s petition to have Troy Lamar Giddens, Sr. civilly committed as a sexually violent predator, the trial court misapplied the relevant... Read more »


In re S.D.

& filed under Injury Laws

The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court approving S.D.’s waiver of her rights and ordering S.D.’s involuntary commitment, holding that the district court did not violate S.D.’s... Read more »


Clark v. Benton, LLC

& filed under Injury Laws

The Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the order of the superior court denying Benton, LLC’s motion for summary judgment and rejecting its claim that section 104 of the Maine Workers’ Compensation Act of... Read more »


Lillie v. Department of Labor

& filed under Injury Laws

Jason Lillie appeals the Employment Security Board’s denial of his claim for unemployment benefits. In July 2014, Lillie was an employee of Amerigas Propane, Inc. and suffered an injury while working... Read more »