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McDermott Will & Emery
The October issue of the journal Science features a series of short articles highlighting a database containing a list of more than 18,000 scientific papers and conference abstracts that have been...
Carlton Fields
Calixto v. Lesmes - Hague Convention on Child Abduction
Carlton Fields
In a lawsuit brought by a contractor against a subcontractor and its insurer, Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals found a provision in an arbitration agreement allowing for a broad ranging review of any arbitration award to be void as a matter of law and policy.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Court of Appeals for the First Circuit says that an agreement to arbitrate presented visually to blind plaintiffs ...
WilmerHale
In the past few years, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of M&A disclosure lawsuits filed in federal court.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
It's pretty clear in most jurisdictions that the question of whether disputes under multiple reinsurance contracts should be consolidated is a question for the arbitrators and not the court.
Reed Smith
Late last month Bexis attended the annual ACI Drug and Medical Device Conference in New York. In between helping to lead the discussion in the pre-conference Defense Counsel War Room...
Carlton Fields
This case involved a twist on the classic "shrinkwrap" agreement. Here, plaintiff homeowners brought a putative class action seeking damages and declaratory relief on behalf of a class of building...
Carlton Fields
The case involved an award in excess of $800,000 against a home designer and some affiliated companies for a renovation project that went bad.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Every year the American Tort Reform Association ("ATRA") publishes its "Judicial Hellholes Report."
Troutman Sanders LLP
A United States district court in Illinois recently granted a non-resident defendant's motion to strike the class definition in a putative nationwide TCPA class action.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 27, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court's dismissal of a second putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action on the grounds that the American Pipe tolling principles did not apply.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Under the contractor's agreement with the water company, the water company supplied all materials for the sewer improvement project while the contractor supplied labor, tools, and equipment.
Butler Snow LLP
Pursuant to the Fourteenth Amendment, every litigant is entitled to due process of law – a fair and equal adjudication of its dispute.
BakerHostetler
The standards for determining when a party waives its right to arbitrate through participation in litigation have never been uniform among the circuits or easily applied.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 1, the Northern District of California announced new Procedural Guidance for Class Action Settlements, aimed at increasing transparency in class settlements and the disbursement ...
Carlton Fields
Following arbitration, the parties filed cross-motions to confirm and vacate the arbitration award. The District Court for the Southern District of California issued an order to show cause...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
This article originally appeared in the Los Angeles Daily Journal and San Francisco Daily Journal on November 28, 2018 ...
Carlton Fields
Third-party liability policies often include aggregation clauses.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In order for changes to be adopted, two-thirds of the ICSID Member States need to approve any proposed amendments.
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Epstein Becker & Green
The question whether an individual may be held liable for alleged wage-hour violations is one that occasionally arises in class action litigation – and, for obvious reasons, it is one that is particularly important ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Amid lawsuits and FDA action, JUUL Labs said it will stop selling its fruit-flavored e-cigarette pods in retail stores and will discontinue its social media promotions.
Jones Day
On the heels of the European Union's General Data Protection law, which went into effect in May 2018
Holland & Knight
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 1, 2018, published the Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Final Rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS).
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) permits an "aggrieved employee" to step into the shoes of the Labor Commissioner and recover civil penalties and attorneys' fees...
Mintz
We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
UK supermarket chain Morrisons has been held vicariously liable for the acts of a malicious employee in the UK's first data leak class action
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On November 14, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") issued an order ("2018 Order") formally eliminating the requirement that opt-out notices must be included on faxes sent...
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 13, 2018, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a $100,000 settlement with Lord & Taylor LLC ("Lord & Taylor") to resolve allegations that the clothing...
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