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Today, nearly twenty-five years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe play an increasingly important role in the worlds economy.
Holland & Knight
In an issue of first impression, the New Jersey Supreme Court has formally adopted confidentiality protections for aligned parties that share common interests.
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
The plaintiffs brought this class action in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Gloucester County, alleging that huge quantities of toxic, dangerous, and ultra-hazardous substances were released when defendants bridge collapsed and train derailed.
My working title for this blog was "collective action grab bag," concerning the recent Sixth Circuit case in Killion v. KeHE Distributors, LLC, Case Nos. 12-3357/434.
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.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Pennsylvania Superior Court en banc arguments.
Mayer Brown
In a recent post, we set forth our views on why, with some forethought, traditional bifurcation—i.e., trying liability for the underlying tort, compensatory damages, and liability for punitive damages in the first phase and, if necessary, the amount of punitive damages in a second phase—can be a beneficial procedural safeguard for defendants.
Butler Snow LLP
Text messages, once the exclusive domain of teenagers and college students, are increasingly used in business communications.
Arent Fox LLP
A key New York appellate court reversed a state court in New York City and ordered arbitration to proceed on a claim that was initially brought in court and dismissed.
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 ..
Foley & Lardner
Putting together all the Seventh Circuit’s decisions from the last few decades on subject-matter jurisdiction would yield an impressive textbook on the subject.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
The most common lament of appellate lawyers is that they were involved too late: "If only the trial lawyer had contacted me earlier."
Womble Carlyle
In McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court this past Spring struck down the federal election law’s long-standing "biennial limit".
Gary Born, Chair of the International Arbitration Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and the world's leading authority on international arbitration and litigation, recently gave a talk at the Academie Voor de Rechtspraktijk, entitled "An Introduction to International Arbitration."
Mayer Brown
As we noted in a prior post, many state legislatures and supreme courts have mandated that the amount of punitive damages be tried separately from other issues in the case if the defendant so requests.
McGuireWoods LLP
Among many variations in analyses of the work product rule, courts disagree about whether the doctrine only applies to "documents and tangible things".
Foley & Lardner
In Data Key Partners v. Permira Advisers LLC, the Wisconsin Supreme Court adopted the "plausibility" pleading standard articulated by the Supreme Court in Twombly.
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
Plaintiffs, a group of mechanics, filed a putative wage-and-hour class action in the Superior Court of California, San Diego County.
Fenwick & West LLP
The Ninth Circuit issued a key opinion on the pleading of loss causation in securities class actions.
Womble Carlyle
This session we've watched SB 853 - Business Court Modernization work through the legislative process.
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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.
McGuireWoods LLP
With one or two significant exceptions, I usually write about settlement tactics that don't work.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In most instances, litigations end with the parties executing a settlement agreement and a stipulation to dismiss the case.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Defendants have agreed to pay one of the largest Telephone Consumer Protection Act settlement amounts in history.
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.
The opinion's holding concerning federal-agency liability for the federal common-law tort of public nuisance deserves notice.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Southern District of New York, in Schaeffler v. United States, recently denied a petition to quash an IRS summons for a tax memorandum.
Jones Day
Many practitioners are quick to label potential claims of lost profits as consequential damages.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Florida Statutes Chapter 713 governs construction liens, more commonly referred to as mechanic’s liens.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 14, 2014, the Supreme Court decided Daimler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965—a closely watched personal jurisdiction case.
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