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District Courts Can Extend Time To File Notices Of Appeal Beyond Time Allowed In The Federal Rules
The Supreme Court issued its first opinion of the October 2017 sitting, Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, No. 16-658, 2017 WL 5160782 (Nov. 8, 2017), early last month.
United States
20 Dec 2017
How Long Does A California Civil Appeal Take?
Based on 2016 California court statistics, the time from the notice of appeal in a civil case to the filing of the Court of Appeal's opinion differs substantially between California's six appellate districts,...
United States
18 Jul 2017
Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments In Florida
A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Florida recognizes that judgment creditors seeking to enforce a judgment in Florida under the FEFJA are not bound by the applicable statute of limitations from the original rendering jurisdiction.
United States
3 Mar 2017
Singapore Parliament Passes Amendments To Law Allowing Third-Party Litigation Funding
On 10 January 2017, Singapore's Parliament passed the Civil Law (Amendment) Bill 2016, allowing third-party litigation funding.
13 Jan 2017
Court Of Chancery Critically Reviewing "Mootness" Fee Applications
In two recent decisions, the judges of Delaware's Court of Chancery have demonstrated their intent to carefully review fee applications made by counsel for stockholder plaintiffs where the litigation has been rendered moot by actions of the company, and the litigation has been dismissed.
United States
11 Aug 2016
Anwalt in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Investitionen und Handel
Die vietnamesische Regierung hat bei der Stabilisierung der vietnamesischen Wirtschaft enorme Fortschritte gemacht.
20 Aug 2015
A Possible End To Pa. Court Split Over Economic Loss
Pennsylvania federal and state courts are split on whether the economic loss and "gist of the action" doctrines apply in claims brought under Pennsylvania's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.
United States
7 Oct 2014
Third Circuit Issues Decision Concerning Medicare Secondary Payer Act In New Jersey
The Third Circuit issued an interesting court decision concerning the Medicare Secondary Payer Act that may provide guidance to the parties in tort litigation.
United States
27 Aug 2014
Pa. Superior Court Confirms Statutory Right Of Repose For Improvements To Real Estate In Asbestos Cases
The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a jury verdict in favor of plaintiffs in an asbestos mesothelioma case.
United States
9 Jul 2014
Representing The Targeted Executive: Diplomacy Matters
It seemed like a good idea. Provide a local media outlet with a peek under the company's hood—give a tour of the facilities, answer questions about operations.
United States
30 May 2014
Covenants Not To Sue And Implied "Have Made" Rights; Global Communications v. DirecTV
On February 28, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida granted summary judgment to DirecTV, Inc. in Global Communications, Inc. v. DirecTV, Inc. et al.
United States
7 Mar 2014
Disclosure Of Seed Sets: Required To Cooperate Or Protected As Attorney Work Product?
The reliability and accuracy of the predictive coding process depends heavily on the identity of the documents in the seed set (including documents deemed irrelevant), because the seed set is the primary source used to teach the computer how to recognize patterns of relevance in the larger document universe.
United States
1 Mar 2014
FACT Act Promises Transparency In Bankruptcy Trust Claims And Payments For Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos defendants are one step closer to greater transparency regarding the often illusive bankruptcy trust claims and payments.
United States
19 Nov 2013
NJ Supreme Court Remands Case For Allocation Of Fault Of Defendants Dismissed Under Statute Of Repose
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently remanded a case for a new trial on the issue of liability and to apportion fault under the Comparative Negligence Act, and Joint Tortfeasors Contribution Law including the potential fault of two defendants which had been dismissed from the case on summary judgment under the statute of repose.
United States
9 Jul 2013
Third Circuit Ruling Affords Defendants Protection From Amended Complaints After Statute Of Limitations Runs Out
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit limited plaintiffs' ability to add claims to a complaint under the relation back provision of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(c) in Glover v. FDIC, No. 11-3382 (Sept. 5, 2012).
United States
12 Sep 2012
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