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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...
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
You know the drill – take your child to a birthday party at a trampoline complex, rock climbing gym or parkour center, and sign a release before your child can participate. When your child is injured, is that release enforceable?
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The California Supreme Court granted the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' request for the Supreme Court to decide a question of California law presented in the lawsuit entitled:...
Reed Smith
What follows is a guest post by Cara DeCataldo, a Reed Smith associate, who gamely stepped up to the plate to research one of a number of blogging topics that have been hanging fire for some time now.
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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...
Dentons
The legal profession's system of self-governance relies in part on what is effectively an "honor code" for attorneys.
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?
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.
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 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...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Like so many New York lawyers, I was happy when the First Department decided Stock v. Schnader Harrison, Segal & Lewis, LLP, 35 N.Y.S.3d 31 (1st Dept. 2016 (Stock).
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.
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