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Troutman Sanders LLP
On December 8, the United States Supreme Court agreed to decide whether the tolling rule adopted in American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah – i.e., that the filing of a class action...
Foley & Lardner
On December 7, 2017, an Illinois appellate court held that co-defendants in a case who agree to share information pursuant to their common interest in defeating their litigation opponent do not waive ...
Sedgwick LLP
Last week, we began reviewing the trial courts from which the state Supreme Court's civil and criminal dockets arise year by year, both here and over on our sister blog the Illinois Supreme Court Review.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The New York Court of Appeals holds that the state's class action rules require notice of settlements to be sent to putative class members – even though no class has been certified.
Reed Smith
Friday December 8 was a day with two items that are particularly noteworthy because of their potentially momentous implications.
Carlton Fields
A contractual arbitration clause may not be avoided by the allegation of "private attorney general" claims that are not arbitrable on public policy grounds in conjunction with claims raised on an individual basis...
Sedgwick LLP
Yesterday, we reviewed which trial courts produced the Court's civil docket, year by year for the period 1995 through 1999. Today, we'll review the criminal docket for the same years.
Carlton Fields
As a condition of plaintiff Ouadani's employment with defendant TF Final Mile LLC (f/k/a/ Dynamex Operations East, LLC (Dynamex)) as a delivery driver, Ouadani was required to associate...
Mayer Brown
When it comes to punitive damages doctrine, the decision is a mixed bag.
Sedgwick LLP
Last week, we began reviewing the trial courts from which the Court's civil and criminal dockets have arisen, beginning with the years 1990 through 1994.
Much Shelist, P.C.
In Kindred Nursing Centers v. Clark, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a wrongful-death action brought by two deceased residents' relatives...
Confidentiality clauses—discussed in news reports of recent celebrity sex harassment scandals—have become a standard provision for parties entering settlement agreements.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Douglas Greene, one of the United States' most well-known securities litigators – on either side of the bar – recently wrote a four-part treatise ...
Sedgwick LLP
Yesterday, we reviewed the counties which produced the Supreme Court's civil docket for the years 1994 through 1998. Today, we're reviewing the Court's criminal docket for the same years.
Carlton Fields
U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
Why should lawyers who practice law outside the US be interested in or need to know about 'attorney client privilege' rules in the US? Because of how the privilege is applied and can impact litigation proceedings there.
Reed Smith
Those of us who practice in the mass tort space spend vast portions of our professional lives dealing with our opponents' experts.
McDermott Will & Emery
Audit targets should consider whether to provide the information or withhold it and challenge any subsequent subpoena from the state based on the Marathon Petroleum decision.
Sedgwick LLP
Last week, we completed our review of the government's winning percentage in civil cases between 1994 and the present. This week, we're beginning a new subject ...
Sedgwick LLP
Yesterday, we began reviewing the trial courts which have produced the Court's civil docket, beginning with the years 1990 through 1994.
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On September 20, 2017, a group of construction union trusts that operate in the New York City metropolitan area successfully obtained a $76 million award from a midtown construction firm...
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Troutman Sanders LLP
In the cross-appeals of a $246,975,614 judgment won by New York State and New York City, amici curiae have filed briefs in support of the United Parcel Service, Inc., ("UPS").
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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The Ninth and Second Circuits applied Chevron deference to the SEC's interpretive rule that individuals are not required to report to the SEC to be entitled to Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation protections.
Jones Day
Defendants in False Claims Act ("FCA") suits have long argued they should not be liable if they can show that the government paid their claims despite being aware of the alleged falsehood.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
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