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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.)
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Courts in the Fourth Circuit are taking a hard look at a plaintiffs' standing in website accessibility cases.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Liability insurers charge premiums in exchange for an agreement to cover certain claims against their policyholders.
Butler Snow LLP
In the context of the practice of medicine, we are all very familiar with the Latin phrase primum est non nocere.It means "first, do no harm" and is the ethical
Mayer Brown
On June 24, the Supreme Court held in Dutra Group v. Batterton that punitive damages may not be awarded under federal maritime law in connection with an unseaworthiness claim.
Reed Smith
We've blogged a number of times about how litigation funding arrangements involving personal injuries and mass torts collide
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
On March 8, 2019, the Third Circuit became the third federal court of appeals to hold that a shopper alleging he or she received a receipt displaying too many digits of a credit card number—
Butler Snow LLP
The Kansas Supreme Court recently reversed the Kansas Court of Appeals, and re-instated a three-plus million dollar jury verdict in favor of an injured BNSF Railway worker
Gowling WLG
a recent decision, the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed a claim brought against a ski resort by a guest who suffered catastrophic bodily injuries
Orrick
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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 ...
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
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
We continue to scratch our heads over consumer class actions seeking monetary compensation when the customers received exactly what they paid for
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.)
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.
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.
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
Today's guest post was is a group effort of Betsy Chance, Diana Comes, and Mac Plosser, all at the Butler Snow firm.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Liability insurers charge premiums in exchange for an agreement to cover certain claims against their policyholders.
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