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Devry Smith Frank LLP
In 2015, the families of the two victims of the 2012 Eaton Centre shooting received some semblance of closure, when Christopher Husbands, the shooter...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
It is undeniable that technology in today's society is progressing at a rapid pace, and as citizens of the world, we're all expected to keep up with it, whether that means having the most recent ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently delivered a brief decision which placed an important caveat on the enforceability of arbitration clauses.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
On April 19, 2017, a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court bench passed their judgment in Indus Mobile Distribution Private Limited v. Datawind Innovations Private Limited and Ors.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A lis pendens (the Latin term for "litigation pending") is a registered burden indicating that litigation is pending in relation to an interest or estate in certain property.
Bennett Jones LLP
A recent England and Wales High Court decision has laid the groundwork for a new tortious cause of action.
Carlton Fields
A New York state trial court has denied a motion to stay arbitration in an action brought by plaintiffs, a private equity firm and its affiliate, against defendants, two of plaintiffs' former officers...
BakerHostetler
On June 6, 2017, in Kamal v. J. Crew Grp, Inc., the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed a plaintiff's second attempt to assert a claim for violations of the Fair...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
We recently began a series of articles in which we ask whether "class arbitration" — meaning the utilization of a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 class action protocol in an arbitration proceeding...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
I vividly recall attending the Bronx Bar Association Dinner last fall when it was announced that the CMS would ban pre-dispute arbitration provisions in nursing home admission agreements...
Holland & Knight
When redirecting examination, there are several factors to consider in order to refocus the jury on what you believe is important.
Reed Smith
Advertisers must remember that their products' containers and any representations thereon will be treated as advertisements and, thus, must be truthful and not deceptive.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 20, 2017, the Seventh Circuit ruled that a defendant cannot moot the individual claims of a putative class representative by depositing an unaccepted settlement offer with the court covering...
BakerHostetler
Ten years into litigation, a hospital has moved to decertify a class of plaintiffs who claim the hospital's merger caused them to overpay for medical services. Arguing there is insufficient...
Foley & Lardner
A significant concern for any lawyer negotiating the settlement of a class action in California state court is crafting a settlement agreement that the court will ultimately approve
Holland & Knight
Attorney Dan Small joined Boston Public Radio to talk about the Michelle Carter case and verdict.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Venezuela is taking its fight over a $1.4 billion arbitral award to the District of Columbia's federal court of appeals.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On June 19, 2017, in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, the Supreme Court held that California courts lack specific jurisdiction to entertain a nonresident's claims that are unrelated...
Jones Day
The Eastern District of Texas recently criticized a party's statement in its written discovery responses that it would produce documents "subject to" its objections.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
John Mills authored a June 19 article in International Law Office, "Third Circuit holds post-petition filing of New Jersey construction lien violates automatic stay."
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