In TSA-Tex. Surgical Assocs., L.L.P. v. Vargas, one partner sued his other partners for various claims regarding the defendants attempt to squeeze the plaintiff out of the partnership.
On June 21, 2021, the Supreme Court held that in a securities-fraud class action, the district court should consider whether the alleged misrepresentation is generic in determining whether the misrepresentation affected the price of the security at issue.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On May 28, 2021, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed Illinois Senate Bill 72 (the Prejudgment Interest Act) into law, which allows 6% prejudgment interest in personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits.
Ballard Spahr LLP
FINRA requires that firms file Form U5 when a registered
representative leaves for any reason, including resignation,
voluntary departure, or discharge
Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs
Maybe traditional litigation or a class action suit is more efficient.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, we take a look at a Ninth Circuit decision navigating the intricacies of appellate review of interlocutory arbitration orders, and another exploring the difference between a federally...
Foley & Lardner
In 2008, Illinois became the first state to enact a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA regulates "the collection, use, safeguarding, handling, storage, retention...
Winston & Strawn LLP
With trial kicking off this week in Freshub, Inc. et al. v. Amazon.Com Inc. et al., Judge Albright ruled on the parties' motions in limine.
Kane Russell Coleman Logan
Over the past decade, trucking companies in Texas courts have been subject to a significant rise in large verdicts due to techniques from plaintiffs' attorneys, including the reptile theory...
Ward & Berry
This is important because it increases the amount of time that a disappointed offeror has to file a bid protest at the GAO and still receive a CICA stay.
In Austin Trust Co. v. Houren, beneficiaries of a trust executed a family settlement agreement with the trustee and the former trustee's estate. No. 14-19-00387-CV, 2021 Tex. App. LEXIS 195...
Butler Snow LLP
Before a buyer of "goods" can bring a breach of warranty claim, Section 2-607(3) of the Uniform Commercial Code requires that it, "within a reasonable time after
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
Miller & Chevalier is pleased to announce the dismissal of charges against our long-time client, Kaleigh Smith, and his release from prison after 13 years of unjust incarceration.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On June 14, 2021, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois certified a class action challenging the constitutionality of the excessive use of extreme isolation ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Marisa A. Trasatti (Partner) and Kevin A. Foreman (Associate), Baltimore, MD, co-authored "The Travel Industry on Trial: The ‘State of the Art' of Human Trafficking Awareness and the Impact of Third-Party Civil Cases"
Arnold & Porter
Last time, we looked at the data for the years 2000 through 2009 on the civil side
Arnold & Porter
This week, we're continuing our deep dive into the data on amicus briefs, looking at two questions.
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Swales is unlikely to have far-reaching effects outside of the Fifth Circuit.
In Marshall v. Marshall, a beneficiary sued the original trustee and five co-trustees of two trusts regarding claims that they breached fiduciary duties.
In In the Estate of Johnson, a child of the decedent accepted over $143,000 from the decedent's estate and then decided to challenge the will due to mental capacity and undue influence.