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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Sending a forceful signal to the plaintiffs' bar and corporate defendants, the Delaware Court of Chancery in In re Trulia, Inc. Stockholders Litigation adopted a new standard for judicial approval of disclosure-only settlements.
Reed Smith
Television comes through whilst the law remains in its mid-year torpor. Of a sudden, Summer TV offers a bounty for couch potatoes seeking an escape from the inferno.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Webb v. Special Electric Co., Inc., 2016 Cal. LEXIS 3591 (May 23, 2016). The California Supreme Court formally adopted the sophisticated intermediary doctrine in regard to product liability claims.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In two concurrent opinions, the Colorado Supreme Court invalidated the two cities' bans on fracking and the storage of fracking wastes within the cities' limits.
Fox Rothschild LLP
But the application of these concepts are not entirely clear and at times inconsistent.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Montgomery County Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas is at the forefront in utilization of volunteer attorneys at Masters.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Marcel L. Groen was featured in the KBET 790 Talk Now article, "Does Kathleen Kane's Exit Change the Race to Succeed Her in the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office?"
Fox Rothschild LLP
Gregory B. Williams was featured in the Delaware Grapevine article, "Judicial Mission Accomplished."
Carlton Fields
Your client lost at trial and boy is it mad about that. So, your directions are to file an immediate appeal and get it fixed.
Reed Smith
Everybody lies, maybe even several times a day. Often we don't even realize it because the lies are small. They are white lies like "of course that shirt looks good on you."
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
Mark Sessions, a civil litigator with Strasburger & Price in San Antonio, told Bloomberg BNA that cases are managed with the help of senior judges and those visiting from other areas.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the Supreme Court clarified the requirements necessary for plaintiffs to establish standing.
Carlton Fields
Despite a pending motion to compel arbitration in state court, a party (MetLife) petitioned a Tennessee district court under the Federal Arbitration Act for the same relief.
Proskauer Rose LLP
More recently, two circuit courts of appeal have also turned to this question.
Foley & Lardner
On August 12, 2016, the Seventh Circuit reversed the district court decision allowing Woodman's Food Market, Inc.'s (Woodman's) price discrimination lawsuit against The Clorox Company and The Clorox...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a June 30, 2016, opinion strongly focusing on whether benefits to class members were adequate, the Second Circuit rejected a $7.25 billion settlement of antitrust claims brought by millions of...
Day Pitney LLP
The six-year statute of limitations was effectively tolled until the plaintiff discovered the wrongdoer knew of the falsity of the statement and intended the plaintiff to rely on it.
Reed Smith
If you represented a large corporation or a wealthy individual, wouldn't you want to know if your prospective jurors were campaigning for Bernie Sanders on Facebook?
Jones Day
Courts routinely dismiss civil complaints for failure to state a claim but seldom dismiss criminal indictments under the analogous Criminal Rule 12 for failure to state an offense.
McDermott Will & Emery
However, Rule 9(b) continues to set a demanding standard that should be enforced by courts to guard against frivolous claims.
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Fox Rothschild LLP
A disabled woman, Ms. Rubin, has been denied the ability to purchase a unit in Kennedy House, Inc., a "residential cooperative building" with a no-pet policy...
Kaye Scholer LLP
In the last year, we have seen a noticeable uptick of charges involving market manipulation brought by the DOJ, the SEC, and the CFTC.
Reed Smith
We've been remiss in updating our cheat sheet devoted to ediscovery for defendants. Because of the broad nature of the topic we have to research them separately to find what we need.
WilmerHale
Hall, J. Plaintiff Jack Urbont alleged copyright infringement of the Iron Man theme song by defendants Sony Music Entertainment and Razor Sharp Records.
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Last week the Department of Labor published a Final Rule updating the federal overtime regulations.
Fox Rothschild LLP
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Hassans
On the 15 June 2016, Nigel Feetham, partner of Hassans, published an article on a judgment concerning PCC cells recently handed down by the Courts of Guernsey.
Perkins Coie LLP
Emboldened by the promise of easy fee recovery, plaintiffs' attorneys have filed more than 300 food-labeling class actions since 2014, many in California. These lawsuits challenge the use of certain food additives (e.g., partially hydrogenated oils, or PHOs) and attack the allegedly misleading use of terms such as "natural" or "evaporated cane juice" (ECJ) on food-product labels.
BakerHostetler
Out of the many immunities and exemptions precluding or limiting the application of antitrust laws in the United States, state action may be the most widely relied upon immunity.
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