Insurer Standing in Bankruptcy Cases: A Controversial Debate that Could Impact Mass Tort Resolutions

Houston, Texas – Insurers seeking broad standing in mass tort bankruptcy cases face opposition from legal experts. The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to endorse insurer standing in the case of Truck Insurance Exchange v. Kaiser Gypsum Company Inc., with some arguing that a broad view of insurer standing would eliminate obstacles to resolving insurer objections. However, experts argue that insurers’ claims are based on two fallacies and that expanding their standing would only lead to unnecessary delays in bankruptcy proceedings. The first fallacy criticized by legal experts is the notion that the goal … Read more

Sensational SDNY Ruling: Website Accessibility Lawsuit Dismissed with Prejudice for Lack of Standing

New York, NY – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) has seen a shift in the handling of website accessibility lawsuits. In a recent decision, SDNY Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil dismissed a complaint with prejudice due to vague allegations regarding the plaintiffs’ standing to sue. This departure from the norm may have implications for future cases in the district. The lawsuit involved two blind individuals who identified themselves as testers. They alleged that an online retailer’s website violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the New York State … Read more

Federal Judge Dismisses Ballot Eligibility Challenge Against Former President Trump, Ruling It Lacked Proper Standing

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — A federal judge in Nevada dismissed a ballot eligibility challenge against former President Trump on Tuesday. The challenge was brought by long-shot GOP presidential candidate John Anthony Castro, who was deemed to lack proper standing by Judge Gloria Navarro. According to Navarro, Castro filed to run for president solely to manufacture legal standing, which was deemed improper by the court. Navarro referenced an October article by The Associated Press in which Castro admitted that his candidacy was not a serious pursuit but rather an attempt to enforce the United States Constitution. … Read more

Texas Tech Faces Lawsuit: Allegations of Sexual Assault Against Pop Isaacs, University Declares He’s ‘In Good Standing’

Lubbock, Texas – Texas Tech University announced that Pop Isaacs, a staff member, is still considered to be in good standing despite facing a lawsuit over alleged sexual assault of a minor. The university’s response comes after a report highlighting the legal challenges faced by Isaacs. The lawsuit accuses Isaacs of sexual assault against a minor, and it is alleged to have occurred on campus. The details of the alleged incident have not been disclosed. Texas Tech did not provide information on any disciplinary action taken against Isaacs, but they emphasized that he is currently … Read more