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Carlton Fields is pleased to present This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions, a weekly hyperlinked summary of selected civil and criminal cases presented by the Appellate and Trial Support practice at Carlton Fields.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
The Honorable John Michael Vazquez received his commission to serve as a United States district judge for the District of New Jersey on Jan. 29, 2016.
Carlton Fields
The Ninth Circuit affirmed certification of putative class actions brought against ConAgra Foods, Inc. ("ConAgra") by consumers who claimed that ConAgra's "100% Natural" labels on Wesson cooking oils were false or misleading.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Last week, the Supreme Court granted petitions for certioriari in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, Ernst & Young v. Morris, and NLRB v. Murphy Oil USA.
Proskauer Rose LLP
A unanimous New York Court of Appeals recently held that the acceptance of an auction bid for the sale of a syndicated loan may constitute a final and binding trade, even if there is language indicating that the agreement is "subject to" the execution of a mutually acceptable, written agreement.
Mayer Brown
The Federal National Mortgage Association operates under a corporate charter, which authorizes Fannie Mae "to sue and to be sued, and to complain and to defend, in any court of competent jurisdiction...
McDermott Will & Emery
On January 12, 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of a government contractor...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Report is the sole compendium in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to workplace class action litigation, and has become the "go to" research and resource guide for businesses and their corporate counsel...
Morgan Lewis
Supreme Court grants certiorari to clarify whether Section 2462's five-year limitation period applies to SEC disgorgement claims.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On December 22, 2016, a federal District Court Judge in the Northern District of California denied certification of three proposed classes of statewide consumers who purchased or leased...
Unbeknownst to many, changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence governing the hearsay exception for ancient documents (FRE 803(16)), and additional rules governing self-authentication of evidence...
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
On Dec. 14 the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands-- a case that asks the Court to review whether the special patent venue statute...
The McLane Law Firm
The collateral consequences of a criminal conviction can be devastating and far-reaching. Everything from immigration to professional licenses to eligibility for federal housing subsidies...
Thompson Coburn LLP
President-elect Donald Trump just won a libel case against a critic — for the very same reason that real estate developer Donald Trump lost a libel case against a critic...
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
It's that time again – the 85th Texas Legislature is underway in Austin, and a number of bills could affect civil litigation in state courts.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
It's that time again – the 85th Texas Legislature is underway in Austin, and a number of bills could affect civil litigation in state courts.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Delaware Supreme Court recently clarified the extent and scope of charging liens that can be asserted by Delaware attorneys against clients who fail to pay their legal bills.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Eleventh Circuit recently refused to set aside a bank fraud conviction, rejecting defendant's argument that advances in technology should change the way court's adjudicate alleged violations...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 3, 2017, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's decision to grant class certification...
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a case that highlights both that governments are not above the rule of law and that it is difficult to swiftly enforce arbitral awards, a Swedish appeals court, on December 12, 2016...
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Mills v. AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah Insurance Exchange, 3 Cal.App.5th 528 (September 20, 2016)...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Judge James "Jimmy" Genovese of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently authored an opinion which could potentially have a broader impact...
Anderson Kill
Burd v. Sussex Mutual Insurance Company, 56 N.J. 383 (1970) has flown high over New Jersey insurance law for many years, denying policyholders the defense for which they have contracted.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
As you have likely experienced, most construction disputes settle prior to trial or arbitration. Preparing for trial or arbitration, however, can be incredibly expensive and extremely draining...
Holland & Knight
In United States of Am. et al. ex rel. Ruscher v. Omnicare, No. 15-20629, 2016 WL 6407128 (5th Cir. Oct. 28, 2016), the court of appeals affirmed summary judgment for Omnicare...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On December 20, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer protection lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas against Florida-based Capital Credit...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
This decision involved a homeowner who filed a claim under her homeowner's insurance policy for sinkhole damage.
Fox Rothschild LLP
It's widely anticipated that the new Republican-controlled administration will seek to roll back the FCC's net neutrality rules.
Carlton Fields
2017 could be big for litigation over "Big Data" applications in insurance. This past year saw the filing of several "price optimization" class actions, and claims against a fraud detection tool...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In a matter of first impression, the Arizona Court of Appeals recently ruled that the "Your Work Exclusion" in a CGL insurance policy bars coverage for an additional insured when the only claimed damage was to the named insured's own work.
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