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Reed Smith
Few things raise our blood pressure as much as the MDL process. MDL stands for Multi-District Litigation, but the M might as well stand for Mutilating and the D for Distorting.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In Salcedo v. Hanna, Case No. 17-14077 (decided August 28, 2019), Mr. Saledo had received a single unsolicited text message from his former lawyer offering a discount on services.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In Salcedo v. Hanna, the court found that a single text message sent in alleged violation of the TCPA does not result in concrete injury required by Article III.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Several Georgians borrowed modest sums and secured those loans using the proceeds they might recover on personal injury claims.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Should physicians apologize in the face of an adverse medical outcome? Or, is it likely that such an apology would only serve to undermine defense arguments
Reed Smith
We have blogged several times about mass tort plaintiffs who failed to list their tort claims in prior bankruptcy proceedings
Reed Smith
Because we didn't want to split Pennsylvania, this part is a little longer, and part two a little shorter, than average.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In a landmark decision, a Pennsylvania jury ruled in favor of the defendant National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the first sports concussion case tried to verdict. In a 10−2 decision
Reed Smith
What follows is the second part of our extensive 50-state of cases precluding plaintiffs from proceeding with claims in the absence of admissible expert support. Part One was last week.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Human trafficking is a serious problem. The current news cycle is filled with stories about human trafficking in the context of immigration and with recent criminal proceedings accusing the rich
Ward and Smith, P.A.
And more than 1.3 million residents live in these facilities. Most nursing homes provide excellent care to elderly or disabled individuals. Sadly, however, there sometimes is inadequate care
McDermott Will & Emery
In Lee v. Argent Trust Co., the court dismissed ERISA claims challenging an ESOP stock transaction because the plaintiff, who "fundamentally misunderstands the nature of the" ESOP transaction, did not allege that she suffered any injury.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Everyday individuals unfortunately are injured across North Carolina in all sorts of different ways—from car wrecks, to "slip/trip and falls," to other accidents.
Reed Smith
The manufacturer defendant, who was not a Missouri resident, removed the case to federal court alleging both fraudulent joinder as to the surgical center and misjoinder as to the driver of the car.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Welcome to the July 29, 2019 edition of our Class & Collective Action Group Newsletter, a briefing on recent developments in the class and collective action space.
Reed Smith
You've heard the saying – you can run, but you can't hide. Well, in Multidistrict Litigation, we could have a saying – you can hide, but only until remand.
Cooley LLP
The upshot of the court's analysis was that the plaintiffs once again found themselves on the defensive concerning the nature of their alleged injury
Reed Smith
We continue to scratch our heads over consumer class actions seeking monetary compensation when the customers received exactly what they paid for
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has precluded the recovery of punitive damages for unseaworthiness claims.
Reed Smith
You cannot get too much of a good thing, so let's celebrate another good jurisdiction case out of Missouri. (Prior examples can be found here and here, among others.)
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Butler Snow LLP
Many state legislatures across the country have enacted statutory measures to limit the amount of compensatory and/or punitive damages recoverable ...
Reed Smith
What follows is the second part of our extensive 50-state of cases precluding plaintiffs from proceeding with claims in the absence of admissible expert support. Part One was last week.
Reed Smith
Because we didn't want to split Pennsylvania, this part is a little longer, and part two a little shorter, than average.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Should physicians apologize in the face of an adverse medical outcome? Or, is it likely that such an apology would only serve to undermine defense arguments
Reed Smith
Few things raise our blood pressure as much as the MDL process. MDL stands for Multi-District Litigation, but the M might as well stand for Mutilating and the D for Distorting.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Several Georgians borrowed modest sums and secured those loans using the proceeds they might recover on personal injury claims.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
And more than 1.3 million residents live in these facilities. Most nursing homes provide excellent care to elderly or disabled individuals. Sadly, however, there sometimes is inadequate care
Reed Smith
We have blogged several times about mass tort plaintiffs who failed to list their tort claims in prior bankruptcy proceedings
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In Salcedo v. Hanna, Case No. 17-14077 (decided August 28, 2019), Mr. Saledo had received a single unsolicited text message from his former lawyer offering a discount on services.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Human trafficking is a serious problem. The current news cycle is filled with stories about human trafficking in the context of immigration and with recent criminal proceedings accusing the rich
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