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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Recently, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion analyzing the nexus a defendant must show between a challenged claim and the defendant's protected activity for the claim to be struck...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Second District Court of Appeal, Division Five (Los Angeles) recently issued an opinion regarding a claim for breach of fiduciary duty in a legal malpractice case.
Miles & Stockbridge
In a decision handed down on April 27, 2017 in the case of Heneberry v. Pharoan, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals rejected a breach of contract claim against a doctor who failed to completely perform a surgical procedure.
Dentons
The legal profession's system of self-governance relies in part on what is effectively an "honor code" for attorneys.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Supreme Court found that the agreement signed by Mrs. Crespo was void and violated public policy because it included statutory terms that only favored the providers.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Third District Court of Appeal (Sacramento) recently certified for publication an opinion analyzing whether the continued representation tolling of the statute of limitations for legal malpractice...
The McLane Law Firm
The Seventh Circuit ruled that the family of a woman murdered by her Home Depot supervisor at a family event could proceed against her former employer(s) on a theory of negligent supervision, hiring, and retention.
Reed Smith
Over the years, comedian Adam Carolla has played the "Germany or Florida" game on his various radio and tv programs and podcasts.
Reed Smith
Kentucky –sure, it gets pretty sticky in the summer, and the bluegrass isn't really blue, and Wildcats fans – well, they're a breed of their own.
Reed Smith
A hospital? What is it? It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now. Airplane, 1980.
Sedgwick LLP
This article analyzes the recent court of appeal decision on the case, Hernandezcueva v. E.F. Brady, Co., Inc., which expands contractors' potential exposure to strict liability claims on California construction projects.
Reed Smith
Like most Americans, we like our doctor. We like doctors in general. We are not looking to start another song battle with our friends over at the Abnormal Use blog...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Hospitals are commonly named as defendants in medical malpractice lawsuits for claims arising from alleged injuries within their walls, but what is their exposure to liability for claims that arise from alleged sexual assaults by staff on their premises?
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Here are summaries of ethics opinions issued March and December 2016. The opinions were issued by the NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics and the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Practicing law has been very, very good to you. Through lots of hard work over 40 years, you have built up a stable of good, steady clients, and have earned enough money to start thinking seriously about retirement.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Economic Loss Rule is a doctrine of law that prohibits a product liability claim being brought against a manufacturer for a defective product that only destroys itself, without harm to other property or to a person.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On December 22, the Washington Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision in Volk v. DeMeerleer, a case involving the liability of mental health professionals.
Miles & Stockbridge
For a company doing business in Maryland, navigating the landscape of survival and wrongful death claims can be succinctly summed up by the "Relationship Status" often seen on the profiles...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Supreme Court of California has overturned prior case law and imposed broad new liability on "employers and premises owners" in "take-home" toxic exposure cases.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
A California appellate court issued a unanimous opinion in October providing guidance regarding the tolling provision for continued representation as to legal malpractice claims...
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Second District Court of Appeal, Division Five (Los Angeles) recently issued an opinion regarding a claim for breach of fiduciary duty in a legal malpractice case.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Recently, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion analyzing the nexus a defendant must show between a challenged claim and the defendant's protected activity for the claim to be struck...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
A California appellate court issued a unanimous opinion in October providing guidance regarding the tolling provision for continued representation as to legal malpractice claims...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On December 22, the Washington Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision in Volk v. DeMeerleer, a case involving the liability of mental health professionals.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Hospitals are commonly named as defendants in medical malpractice lawsuits for claims arising from alleged injuries within their walls, but what is their exposure to liability for claims that arise from alleged sexual assaults by staff on their premises?
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Supreme Court found that the agreement signed by Mrs. Crespo was void and violated public policy because it included statutory terms that only favored the providers.
Miles & Stockbridge
In a decision handed down on April 27, 2017 in the case of Heneberry v. Pharoan, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals rejected a breach of contract claim against a doctor who failed to completely perform a surgical procedure.
Sedgwick LLP
This article analyzes the recent court of appeal decision on the case, Hernandezcueva v. E.F. Brady, Co., Inc., which expands contractors' potential exposure to strict liability claims on California construction projects.
Reed Smith
Kentucky –sure, it gets pretty sticky in the summer, and the bluegrass isn't really blue, and Wildcats fans – well, they're a breed of their own.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Third District Court of Appeal (Sacramento) recently certified for publication an opinion analyzing whether the continued representation tolling of the statute of limitations for legal malpractice...
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