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FINRA Arbitrators Issue $3 Million Dollar Sanctions For Failure To Comply With Discovery Order
A three-person FINRA panel in Miami ordered Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC to pay Puerto Rico bond investors $3 million in sanctions for failure to produce documents related to the termination of a broker.
United States
30 Jul 2019
Privilege Review Presents Unique Challenges In Intellectual Property Cases
Intellectual property (IP) litigation typically requires review and production of large volumes of documents and electronically stored information (ESI).
United States
14 Jun 2019
Double Whammy! Handling Overlapping Employment & Criminal Investigations
It is a situation all employers hope to avoid - alleged criminal misconduct in the workplace. However, if this happens, employers must be prepared to juggle both the civil and criminal actions.
United States
28 Mar 2019
New York Enacts Statutes Impacting Admissibility Of Certain Evidence At Trial
New York, N.Y. (February 15, 2019) - The New York legislature recently enacted two new statutes that became effective January 1, 2019.
United States
22 Feb 2019
New York's Appellate Division, First Department Expands Discovery Of Electronic Devices
The plaintiff has approximately one month to file a motion to reargue or for permission to appeal this decision.
United States
31 Jan 2019
The Texas Supreme Court Rules Trial Courts Must Watch Video Evidence Before Deciding To Exclude; Finds Video Evidence Probative Of "Soft Damages" In Personal Injury Cases
The jury awarded Williams nearly $10 million in damages, two-thirds of which consisted of "soft damages" such as pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life.
United States
7 Mar 2018
Riddell, Inc. V. Superior Court
On April 12, 2012, Riddell filed an action against its insurers seeking coverage of the underlying concussion lawsuits.
United States
5 Oct 2017
New Court Of Appeal Opinion Re: Holder Of Attorney Work Product Privilege
Recently, the First District Court of Appeal (San Francisco) issued an opinion in a writ proceeding determining whether an employer law firm or a former attorney employee is the holder of the attorney...
United States
27 Jul 2017
CA Court Of Appeal Opinion Re: State Fund Duties For Inadvertently Disclosed, Privileged Information
The Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division Three (Santa Ana), issued a recent opinion analyzing the scope of the State Fund ethical rule for inadvertently disclosed, privileged information.
United States
27 Jul 2017
15-Month Prison Sentence Reminds That Spoliation Can Be A Crime Resulting In Serious Jail Time
"Spoliation." The word sounds ominous, and rightfully so. It refers to the concealment, alteration, or destruction of documents potentially relevant to a legal proceeding.
United States
19 Apr 2017
Louisiana Court Holds Documents Created By Loss Prevention And Claims Management Companies Are Not Protected As Work-Product
A tug towing company employee was injured while he was aboard a vessel owned by the defendant, Crosby Tugs, L.L.C. Crosby sought production of documents from Aucoin Claims Service.
United States
28 Sep 2016
New Case On Inadmissibility Of Request For Admission Denials
There are cases where it is clear from relatively objective evidence – video of the accident, downloaded vehicle and engine data, cell phone records, medical records...
United States
6 Oct 2015
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