A California court recently ruled that TikTok is not liable for property damage occurring at a bathroom in a Florida School District.  The California court ruled that the alleged damage wasn’t a foreseeable result of a TikTok challenge video.  It also concluded that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act would bar the claim in

I saw an interesting case out of New York that poses and interesting question – is “Pure Irish Butter” pure if it’s wrapped in packaging containing forever chemicals?  The New York Court decided there was enough of a claim to deny the Butter Company’s motion to dismiss.

Louis Farrakhan and his Nation of Islam organization recently saw a New York based federal court dismiss their libel suit against the Anti-Defamation League.  The Court concluded that Mr. Farrakhan couldn’t link the ADL’s comments about antisemitism to any actual damage.  The Court also ruled that many of the allegedly defamatory statements were protected opinion. 

A New York state Appellate Court recently applied that state’s Anti-SLAPP law to strike down a lawsuit brought by a conductor on the Long Island Railroad.  The Court found the suit so meritless, it declined to allow the conductor to pursue discovery.  I wrote last week about efforts by two Ohio legislators to introduce similar