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Review Of Punitive Damages: Spoliation Of Evidence
Finally, the court further conditionally reduced the punitive award for excessiveness to the sum of $500,000, which matched the aggregate compensatory award. Id. at 80.
United States
19 Jul 2018
Federal Preemption Impacts Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Litigation
Continuing a trend limiting suits available to plaintiffs alleging personal injury from medical devices and pharmaceuticals, two recent decisions have upheld federal preemption of state law-based claims.
United States
20 Jun 2006
California Supreme Court Takes Up Statute of Limitations for Legal Malpractice Claims Against Former Law Firms
In a development that is being watched closely by law firms and insurers, on April 19, 2006, the California Supreme Court granted review of a second appellate district decision which held that the limitations period for a legal malpractice claim is tolled as to a law firm while one of the firm's former attorneys continues to represent that firm's former client in the same matter at a new law firm.
United States
10 May 2006
Board Lessons from the Disney Decision
On August 9, 2005, Chancellor William B. Chandler III, in the Delaware Court of Chancery, issued a decision in the case of In re Walt Disney Co. Derivative Litigation, a case that awaited resolution for nearly a decade.
United States
7 Sep 2005
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