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Mexican Legal Hot Topics
With the new administration of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico is currently facing numerous political and economic changes.
5 Aug 2019
Seventh Circuit Rejects Plaintiffs' Chain-Of-Causation Theory Of Personal Jurisdiction
The facts of the case are as follows: Vanessa Noboa, a resident of Illinois, decided to embark upon a Mexican vacation.
United States
18 Apr 2016
Wisconsin Supreme Court Reminds That Duty To Defend Is Broader Than Duty To Indemnify
The facts of the case were not in dispute. The plaintiff, Burgraff, was injured while an employee of Menard, Inc. was loading materials onto Burgraff's vehicle.
United States
15 Mar 2016
The Seventh Circuit Applies The Erie Doctrine To Minor Settlements
For the purposes of the Erie doctrine, which directs federal courts sitting in diversity to apply state substantive law and federal procedural rules, "damages law is substantive law,"...
United States
10 Nov 2015
Wis. Supreme Court Applies The Discovery Rule To Accrual Of Wrongful Death Claims
The case began when several current and former employees sued their tire-manufacturer employer and others, alleging injury from exposure to benzene-containing products at work.
United States
25 Jun 2015
No Diagnosis, No "Damages": Wisconsin's Construction Statute Of Repose In Asbestos Cases
How to apply Wisconsin’s construction statute of repose, Wis. Stat. § 893.89, in asbestos cases has recently been a hot topic dividing trial courts.
United States
4 Feb 2015
Massachusetts High Court Expands Strict Liability For Building Code Violations
The owner of a building used as a place for a large number of people to gather will be strictly liable for an injury resulting from any building code violation.
United States
22 Apr 2014
Passage Of Proposition 64 Provides Some Relief
Business & Professions Code Section 17200 ("Section 17200") has long served as a favored weapon in plaintiffs' arsenals and the health care industry has been one of the main targets of this statute.
United States
23 Nov 2004
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