Malpractice: The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the statute of limitations for legal malpractice claims may be tolled in cases where the client is not aware of any injury by an attorney until a judge rules against them, the Legal Intelligencer reports.
Gulf Spill: The New York Times has the story of Gulf Coast residents trying to navigate the claims process following the BP oil spill. A number of families say the involvement of different law firms and attorneys has made the process even more complicated and confusing.
Top Prize: The 2011 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced yesterday, and the Los Angeles Times took home the award for public service for its coverage of corruption among public officials in the city of Bell, Calif.
Case Solved: Police in Lowell, Mass., recently announced the arrest of three men in connection with the 1969 slaying of a 15-year-old boy. The Boston Globe spotlights the detectives who devoted much of their career to investigating the crime.
Nordstrom Responsible: A Montgomery County, Md., jury found retailer Nordstrom liable for failing to warn shoppers that a woman armed with butcher knives was loose in the store, the Washington Post reports. Nordstrom was ordered to pay $1.6 million to two women stabbed in the incident.