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Littler Mendelson
On January 8, 2019, in a unanimous opinion written by Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court ruled that where parties have agreed to delegate issues of arbitrability to an arbitrator ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
For many years Illinois has followed the "Massachusetts Rule" for snow and ice accumulations. That is, if injury results from the plaintiff slipping and falling on what is deemed a "natural" accumulation...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Over the past few years, the Supreme Court has issued a number of rulings that impacted the prosecution and defense of class actions in significant ways.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
As the reach of the Internet of Things (IoT) expands, counsel must learn to harness the increasing explosion of data to effectively extract relevant information in litigation while balancing
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
Interpretation of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) has been a frequent issue considered by the U.S. Supreme Court this year. On October 29, 2018, the Supreme Court heard oral argument ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On Monday, as the partial government shutdown entered its third week, the AOC announced its intention to continue paid operations through January 18, extending its previous estimate by one week.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Central District of California Local Rule 23-3 requires plaintiffs to file a motion for class action certification within 90 days of service of the complaint.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
News reports have it that the Chief Judge has admonished the various Departments to constrain themselves in granting motions for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeals ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The U.S. Supreme Court's first opinion of 2019, written by recently appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh, confirms the long-standing support of the Court ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Beginning last month, the Northern District of Illinois (or the "Court") modified its Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project (the "Pilot Project") in ways that should come as a relief to corporate
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Synopsis : Many parties to ERISA litigation and arbitration pay lip service to the burden of proof, put on their respective cases and leave it to the trier of fact to decide which side deserves
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Supreme Court held that, under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), courts must enforce arbitration contracts according to their terms, including provisions authorizing arbitrators
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
Bankruptcy practitioners are generally familiar with the significant growth that has been happening in the use of mediation as a means of resolving disputes within bankruptcy cases.
BakerHostetler
On Jan. 8, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision regarding an important procedural issue under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On January 8, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc. strengthening the enforceability of arbitration "delegation clauses."
Butler Snow LLP
Simply put, judicial estoppel is an equitable doctrine that is intended to prevent a party from deliberately taking inconsistent positions under oath in separate proceedings ...
Arnold & Porter
The Granston Memo made an unexpected appearance in the Supreme Court on Friday.
Arnold & Porter
The Ninth Circuit last week delivered a mixed bag of an opinion for defendants when it denied rehearing and rehearing en banc of its August decision affirming denial of summary judgment in U.S. ex rel. Rose v. Stephens Institute.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Roh v. Starbucks Corp., 881 F.3d 969 (7th Cir. 2018), a federal appeals court dismissed a negligence lawsuit brought by parents against Starbucks.
Freeborn & Peters LLP
When a company or an individual is faced with a crisis, such as a scandal, a government investigation or criminal charges, the first call is likely to be to the lawyers.
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The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
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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).
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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.
Butler Snow LLP
Many state legislatures across the country have enacted statutory measures to limit the amount of compensatory and/or punitive damages recoverable ...
Carlton Fields
Clients should not be cheerleaders when they review drafts of appellate briefs. They should take steps to make the brief more effective from the judges' viewpoint.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
The concept of collecting a debt may seem simple-a person owes you money, so you contact that person to collect. This concept may seem so uncomplicated that it could be done without the assistance of legal counsel.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 14, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
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