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Jessica Grant's opening statements in the defense of client Premier Nutrition's product Joint Juice were featured in the Daily Journal's coverage of the Mary Beth Montera v. Premier Nutrition Corp. trial...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Spencer v. Barks, the defendant, Ms. Barks, was the driver of a golf-cart while the plaintiff, Ms. Spencer, was the passenger in the golf cart driven by Barks.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., overturned the arbitration-specific waiver rules in nine circuits that had held a finding of prejudice was essential...
Fisher Broyles
In the decision of Badr Abdelhameed Dhia Jafar v. Vatican Challenge 2017 LLC, C.A. No. 2020-0151-SG, 2022 WL 365142 (Del. Ch. Feb. 8, 2022) (Letter Op.),...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Thanks to a new Supreme Court decision, the risk of implicitly waiving the right to arbitrate just became a lot greater. In a unanimous decision issued this week in Morgan v. Sundance, the Supreme Court of...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Nevada's application of its collateral source rule has been relatively strict.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Gonzalez v. Mathis (August 19, 2021) 12 Cal. 5th 29, the California Supreme Court considered whether to create a third exception to the Privette Doctrine specific to known hazards on a worksite...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Followers of this blog, and of wage and hour litigation generally, have seen an unbroken string of victories at the U.S. Supreme Court for employers who have sought to compel threatened class and/collective actions...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Litigation arising from the June 2021 collapse of a condominium building in the Miami suburb of Surfside, Florida, has moved one step closer to final resolution with a $997 million proposed settlement.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Yesterday, the Supreme Court established a clear rule that a party litigating in federal court cannot later compel arbitration by arguing that there was no harm to the opposing party.
Freeman Mathis & Gary
Can the same conduct be unintentional, under a broad reading of the word "intent," and still be intentional under a narrower test? A recent opinion from a Kentucky federal seems to suggest that an insured...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Supreme Court on May 23, 2022, in its decision in Morgan v. Sundance, Inc., rejected the "arbitration specific waiver rule demanding a showing of prejudice"...
Winston & Strawn LLP
On April 20, 2022, Judge Albright granted Defendant Microsoft Corporation's (Microsoft) Motion to Transfer Venue to the Western District of Washington (WDWA) finding Microsoft met its burden that transfer...
McGlinchey Stafford
In a unanimous Opinion issued Monday, May 23, the United States Supreme Court resolved a circuit split and held that waiver of a right to arbitrate does not require a showing of prejudice to the opposing party.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Goldman Sachs officials have reached a $79.5 million settlement with shareholders over the bank's links to the Malaysian 1MDB sovereign wealth fund scandal.
Freeman Mathis & Gary
Georgia's "non-party fault statute," codified at OCGA § 51-12-33, was passed by the state's General Assembly as part of tort reform efforts in 2005.
Arnold & Porter
This time, we're concluding the first step in our review of the Districts' reversal rates, one area of civil law at a time, for the 1990s. Overall, the reversal rate was 100% in wills and estates law and property law.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, Case No. 20-1573, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari to decide whether representative claims under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, the Ninth Circuit examines what constitutes securities fraud in connection with data published from a pharmaceutical clinical trial, and decides whether Arizona has standing to challenge conditions on federal grants to the states to deal with COVID.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
As we have previously discussed (here), Lee v. Robert J. Fisher et al., Case No. 20 Civ. 6163 (N.D. Ca.), is one of a growing number of derivative lawsuits brought against public companies (in this case, The Gap Inc.)...
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