Husch Blackwell LLP
A New Jersey appeals court recently overturned talc verdicts totaling $117 million in damages against Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) and Imerys Talc America, Inc...
Arnold & Porter
This time, we're finishing our review of the data for amicus briefs and won-loss records overall for the years 2005 through 2020.
Arnold & Porter
This week, we're comparing the won-loss percentage for appellants' and appellees' amici by area of law to the won-loss overall for the years 2005 through 2020.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
July 26, 2021 – In a decisive victory for longtime client Phillips Auctioneers, Hughes Hubbard defeated a lawsuit brought by a China-based art collector alleging that the eminent auction house breached the parties' settlement agreement.
Holland & Knight
In Demkovich v. St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Calumet City, No. 19-2142, 2021 WL 2880232 (7th Cir. July 9, 2021), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled on interlocutory appeal...
Perkins Coie LLP
A developer established a probability of prevailing on its claims for malicious prosecution where the evidence showed that the neighboring owner lacked probable cause for pursuing CEQA litigation and acted with malice.
Foley & Lardner
My good friend Judy Greenwald reported at BusinessInsurance.com that "After AIG refused the claim, Landry's filed suit, and the U.S. District Court in Houston ruled in the insurer's favor and dismissed the case.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
The scene immediately following a car accident can be chaotic and confusing. Emotions are understandably running high, and it can be challenging to think clearly about what to do next.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Each Supreme Court term, the justices issue a handful of decisions of which the lasting significance far outstrips the media attention the cases received at the time.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 25, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling that provides additional guidance related to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)...
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
A New Jersey trial court recently granted summary judgment in favor of a national bank, finding that the New Jersey Uniform Fiduciaries Law ("UFL") does not permit an affirmative cause of action...
On July 12, 2021, the Court of Chancery issued Standing Order No. 6. The standing order extends the permitted use of unsworn declarations, verifications, certificates, statements, oaths, or affidavits in filings ..
On July 1, 2021, the NCAA's interim policy on NIL activities took effect, opening the door for student-athletes at universities across the country to earn income from endorsements...
Class action settlements in consumer fraud cases have generated significant controversy. Critics opine that these settlements primarily benefit lawyers, and that class members have often suffered little or ...
Jenner & Block
On July 15, the firm submitted an amicus brief, pro bono, on behalf of 16 iconic Chicagoland museums and cultural institutions that oppose efforts to block construction...
Butler Snow LLP
Recently, we have written about the "entrepreneurial model" of lawyer-driven class actions and how a case's entrepreneurial features can give rise to various defenses...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 30, 2021, pop star Kesha was reportedly handed a victory by a New York state court, which ruled that the state's new anti-SLAPP legislation applied retroactively to music producer Dr. Luke's lawsuit...
Defendant HomeAdvisor is an internet-based home improvement website that refers potential customers to third-party local service providers.
In Donelson v. Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., the Eighth Circuit reversed and remanded a district court's decision that had denied both a motion to strike class action allegations and a motion to compel arbitration.
On July 15, 2021, the Second Circuit reinforced the availability of § 1782 discovery to most investor-state arbitrations. In The Application of the Fund for Protection of Investor Rights...