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Self-driving cars, thinking machines will test limits of tort law

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Legal Newsline

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Self-driving cars, machines that teach themselves how to operate and home digital assistants that can enter into legally binding contracts are all either on the market now or soon will be. So the next question is: Whom do you sue when they run amok?

Ads that can kill: Lawyers scare patients out of taking medication, legal reform group says

WASHINGTON - A new paper says lawyer advertising is scaring patients into not taking their medications, leading to dozens of serious incidents – including six deaths from individuals who stopped using their blood-thinner.

Illinois' legal climate 'a recipe for disaster,' new ILR survey says

CHICAGO – Illinois has "a recipe for disaster" when it comes to dishing out a good legal climate, according to a video by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, which owns this publication.

Lawsuit claims plaintiffs law firm uses data from privacy app to file TCPA claims

Legal reform advocates think they’ve found a prime example of plaintiffs attorneys “gaming the system” to collect big awards under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.