Ward and Smith, P.A.
It's been just almost two months since the historic Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022 (PACT Act) was signed into law by President Joe Biden on August 10, 2022.
A complex civil litigation involves multiple defendants, multiple classes of plaintiffs, and complicated causes of action that hinge on synthesizing large amounts of data.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On 28 September 2022, the French Cour de cassation1 upheld the French Court of Appeal's decision in Kabab-Ji SAL v. Kout Food Group that the law of the seat, rather than the law governing...
Brown, Goldstein & Levy
At Brown, Goldstein & Levy, our appellate practice is a key component of the firm's work to improve the law.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In many states, an ordinary negligence cause of action requires a plaintiff to prove four elements...
Welcome to the latest issue of Bracewell's FINRA Facts and Trends, a monthly newsletter devoted to condensing and digesting recent FINRA developments in the areas of enforcement...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, the Court wrestles with res judicata issues stemming from the dismissal of an Endangered Species Act suit for lack of jurisdiction.
Arnold & Porter
The hardest part about winning a U.S. Supreme Court argument, it is sometimes said, is having your case heard in the first place. The court only grants about 1% of the certiorari petitions...
The UK Government has asked the Law Commission to review the Arbitration Act 1996 (the ‘Act') to make sure that England and Wales (and London as an arbitration seat) remain at the forefront of international arbitration.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On October 4, 2022, Finnegan partner James Barney will argue before the Supreme Court in the veteran disability case Arellano v. McDonough, No. 21-432.
Basile Law Firm
The Basile Law Firm P.C. has been steadfast in representing our OTC Markets issuer clients in both federal and state courts around the country.
Much like waivers and releases, Indiana courts have long recognized the validity of exculpatory contracts in which parties agree in advance that one is under no obligation of care for the benefit of the other ...
Freedom of speech is one of the most important rights in our country. That freedom, however, does not come without consequences.
Indiana courts have adopted the majority view which provides that, absent a statute or public policy concern, pre-injury waivers and releases, or exculpatory agreements that release a party from liability ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Court held that plaintiffs failed to identify any misleading statements and failed to adequately allege scienter.
Hanson Bridgett LLP
As the court reflected, circuits have split over the federal implementation of the various states' Anti-SLAPP motions.
Parsons Behle & Latimer
Utah lawyers volunteer to help Salt Lake Tribune journalists get public records.
Arnold & Porter
This month, the US District Court for Massachusetts rejected an inequitable conduct claim in a patent infringement case involving voice recognition technology.
Morrison Mahoney LLP
Morrison Mahoney partner Joe Desmond and associate Joe Fogarty won an appeal in the Massachusetts Appeals Court. The Appeals Court affirmed a plaintiff's judgment in a case in which the firm's nursing home client was the plaintiff.
Foley & Lardner
Judge Alsup's decision in Freitas highlights how it is an important consideration for parties defending class actions.