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Orrick
Aleynikov was recently back in court yet again, this time on former employer Goldman Sachs' Third Circuit appeal of the District of New Jersey's judgment.
Fox Rothschild LLP
It has become the norm for the Government to insist in plea agreements that the defendant waive his/her right to appeal the resulting sentence.
Jones Day
The False Claims Act's first-to-file bar encourages a race to the courthouse to reward a qui tam relator who promptly discloses fraud against the government.
Foley & Lardner
In 1969, while a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Paul Soglin was arrested at the first Mifflin Street Block Party, a student protest of the Vietnam War.
Foley & Lardner
This post is the second in a series analyzing the 2013-14 term of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Fenwick & West LLP
On September 9, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2365, popularly referred to as the "Yelp" bill.
Mayer Brown
We’ve been following the post-trial proceedings in Allen v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., a product-liability action involving the diabetes drug Actos.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Shielding a company's and its customers' data from unwanted attack is becoming a critical part of corporate infrastructure response planning and prevention protocols.
Mayer Brown
Although the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act gives GAO exclusive jurisdiction over protests of task orders, contractors occasionally seek to challenge task order awards at the CFC.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Our partner JB Kelly moderated a panel at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the State Capital Group, a global network of over 145 preeminent independent law firms.
Foley & Lardner
In recent weeks, several high-profile cases involving Wisconsin public policy have come before the Seventh Circuit.
Mayer Brown
The State’s punitive damages cap statute limits punitive damages to the greater of $500,000 or five times the compensatory damages.
Dentons (US)
Companies are routinely served with subpoenas for litigation in which they are not parties. Responding to these subpoenas can involve significant expenditure of time and money.
Mayer Brown
There seem to be two prevailing conceptions of class actions. In one view, a class action is a way of determining many similar claims at once.
Fox Rothschild LLP
N. Ari Weisbrot was quoted in the New Jersey Law Journal article "Fla. Lawyer’s Pro Hac Vice Admission Denied in ADA Case."
Butler Snow LLP
"[i]n the simplest terms, cloud computing means storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of your computer’s hard drive."
Foley & Lardner
This post is the first in a series of posts analyzing the 2013-14 term of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeffrey M. Pollock was featured in the Litigation Daily article, "Litigators of the Week." Full text can be found in the September 4, 2014, issue, but a synopsis is below.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeffrey Pollock was quoted in the New Jersey Law Journal article "Suit Alleging Cahill Gordon Hid Asbestos Evidence Revived."
Mayer Brown
In a prior post, we discussed the concern expressed by some defense lawyers that jurors in a bifurcated trial might bake punitive damages into their compensatory award.
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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Defendants have agreed to pay one of the largest Telephone Consumer Protection Act settlement amounts in history.
BakerHostetler
Although HIPAA does not create a private cause of action, a recent Indiana Superior Court jury verdict indicates that HIPAA could still play an important role in private causes of action in state court based on negligence and professional liability as it relates to confidentiality.
Pepper Hamilton LLP
Lowe’s Home Centers agreed to settle a class action brought by its home improvement contractors who allege that they were misclassified.
Littler Mendelson
A California Court of Appeal recently issued a short decision in Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Services, Inc., B247160 that took an expansive view of an employer’s obligation to reimburse employees for business expenses.
Duane Morris LLP
While plaintiff's lawyers have been busy the past two years filing lawsuits around the United States alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) related to physical barriers ..
Fox Rothschild LLP
In most instances, litigations end with the parties executing a settlement agreement and a stipulation to dismiss the case.
Jones Day
In a June 20 decision, the Texas Supreme Court applied the economic loss rule to preclude a direct claim for negligent misrepresentation by a construction contractor against an owner's architect based on flawed design documents.
Venable LLP
The Supreme Court granted writ of certiorari in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc. to hear Teva’s appeal of a Federal Circuit decision.
Butler Snow LLP
Rarely does a day go by without news of a data security breach. According to the Identify Theft Resource Center, there have been a total of 447 data breaches to date this year, which represents a 20.5% increase over the same time period last year.
Jones Day
Many practitioners are quick to label potential claims of lost profits as consequential damages.
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