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Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Six-Person Civil Jury Statute As Unconstitutional
The circuit court found the Act unconstitutional and the appeal proceeded to the Supreme Court, which immediately hears all appeals from circuit orders finding a state statute unconstitutional.
United States
27 Sep 2016
How Far Is Too Far? New York Clarifies Potential Warnings Liability For Third-Party Products
It's probably common knowledge to even a novice product liability practitioner that a manufacturer can be held liable for a defect in a component part supplied by another company that is integrated into the manufacturer's end product.
United States
12 Aug 2016
NJ Supreme Court Opens Door To More Take-Home Exposure Claims Against Landowners
The New Jersey Supreme Court held that individuals other than spouses exposed to take-home toxins may pursue claims against landowners.
United States
2 Aug 2016
Will The Ancient Document Exception To The Hearsay Rule Become Ancient History?
The federal judiciary has proposed amending the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) by abrogating Rule 803(16) regarding the "ancient documents" exception to the hearsay rule...
United States
28 Jun 2016
Objections To Document Demands Under Amended Rule 34
The approach of objecting to document demands with boilerplate language containing half a dozen or more objections that have no actual nexus to the demands at issue has been used by litigators for decades.
United States
11 Mar 2016
Will Amendments To Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1) And 37(e) Reduce The Scope And Costs Of Discovery?
December 1, 2015, which quite fittingly has been declared the inaugural E-Discovery Day, marks the implementation of a package of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure...
United States
4 Dec 2015
Southern District Of Illinois Court Denies Motion To Exclude "Every Exposure" Opinion
On September 21, 2015, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois denied a defendant's motion in limine to exclude expert testimony in an asbestos case.
United States
25 Nov 2015
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