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BakerHostetler
A recent Seventh Circuit decision pushed back on a proposed settlement of the Subway "footlong sub" class action...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The law firm that inadvertently produced records containing personally-identifying information ("PII") relating to 50,000 Wells Fargo customers in response to a third-party subpoena...
Clyde & Co
Plaintiffs Lin Yang and Jing Zhang brought a claim against defendant Asiana Airlines, Inc. to recover damages for personal injuries they allegedly sustained while traveling as passengers...
Sedgwick LLP
In Table 551, we report the fraction of each Justice's votes between 1990 and 1994 for affirmance of a death judgment, or partial reversal with the sentence affirmed.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 24, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action against TransUnion on the basis that it failed to allege a plausible claim...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 4, the Brooklyn Events Center, LLC d/b/a Barclays Center, Levy Premium Foodservice Limited Partnership, and Professional Sports Catering LLC were hit with a putative class action...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On May 22, 2017, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Justices Anil C. Singh and Jeffrey K. Oing had been appointed to fill vacancies on the bench of the Appellate Division, First Department.
K&L Gates
In In re MeadWestvaco Stockholders Litigation, the defendants moved to dismiss class action claims brought by stockholders of MeadWestvaco Corporation (the "Company")...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In January 2013, a teenager in Australia posted a photo online showing that his "footlong" Subway sandwich was in fact only 11 inches, setting off a viral storm of consumers discovering their "footlong" sandwiches were similarly not as large as advertised.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The litigation-related duty to preserve relevant evidence, which extends to both electronic and hard copy materials, is well established and widely known in the legal community and the business world.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reversed several key aspects of a PHMSA Final Order in a recent opinion issued on August 14, 2017.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
No company wants to confront a large punitive damages verdict in an employment case.
Foley & Lardner
Justice Neil Gorsuch's confirmation process earlier this year brought attention to the issue of agency deference, given a concurring opinion that he had written in Gutierrez-Brizuela v. Lynch, 834 F.3d 1142, 1149 (10th Cir. 2016).
WilmerHale
A book review by Claudio Salas of Attorney-Client Privilege in International Arbitration, published by the Journal of International Arbitration.
Jones Day
On August 1, a Seventh Circuit panel declined to revive FCRA lawsuits against a large cable television company and student loan provider, finding that the plaintiff had not demonstrated...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Class action litigation is a rapidly developing area of the law.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
A magistrate judge in the Northern District of Illinois awarded class counsel $4,770,834, or 1.75 times the amount actually billed.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
As a threshold matter, the court first confirmed that the forty-three documents at issue were in fact privileged, and that their disclosure was inadvertent.
Foley & Lardner
Justice Neil Gorsuch's confirmation process earlier this year brought attention to the issue of agency deference, given a concurring opinion that he had written in...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. Supreme Court‘s 2017 term begins October 2nd and we will be tracking at least three cases relevant to institutional investors
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In a much-anticipated decision, on June 27, 2017, the Supreme Court of Delaware reversed the Chancery Court's ruling in Chicago Bridge v. Westinghouse.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
In the trademark sense, is Lady Gaga famous for clothing? That is a question the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board sought to answer in the trademark opposition of Ate My Heart, Inc. v. Ga Ga Jeans Limited.
Carlton Fields
In the latest opinion arising from a coverage dispute following MF Global Holdings's bankruptcy, the Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York sent the dispute to arbitration in Bermuda...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
In a potentially groundbreaking decision, a U.S. District Court recently overruled the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") and ordered the USPTO to register BOOKING.COM as a trademark.
Davis & Gilbert
Recent Supreme Court decisions will likely curb actions by non-practising entities, say Marc J Rachman, and Devin A Kothari.
Holland & Knight
California Court of Appeal Upholds Trial Court's Decision Regarding Monterey County Development...
Reed Smith
On August 31, 2017, the Virginia Supreme Court issued a decision holding that a taxpayer can claim an exception to Virginia's intangible expense addback on the basis that the related member receiving the intangible payment is ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled today that wage and hour class actions for unpaid wages may be maintained in the state, the first-ever time such lawsuits have been ruled viable.
McDermott Will & Emery
After the district court determined that Omnia did not infringe Stone Creek's trademark, Stone Creek appealed.
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