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The Right To Counsel In Civil Proceedings: An International Perspective
In the United States, people of limited means suffer a tremendous unmet need for legal services in civil proceedings.
United States
30 Apr 2019
Too Late To Ask the Court to Retain Jurisdiction to Enforce a Settlement Agreement?
Imagine this scenario: after years of litigation in federal court, your client reaches a settlement agreement with the opposing party.
United States
22 Feb 2017
3-Day-Rule Eliminated For E-Service And Other E-Filing Rules Amendments
The New Year brought with it many new rule changes for federal and California courts, including in the area of electronic service and filing.
United States
31 Jan 2017
Shareholders Denied Suit Against Home Depot Over Data Breach
Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr. of the U.S. District Court of Georgia permanently shelved a derivative suit brought by shareholders of Home Depot.
United States
19 Dec 2016
In Top "Form" – The NY Commercial Division's Continuous Efforts To Increase Efficiency And Reduce Litigation Costs
As outlined in previous posts, the New York Commercial Division seeks to be a forward-thinking forum that adopts rule changes aimed at increasing efficiency and decreasing litigant costs.
United States
9 Sep 2016
Think Your Release Is Ironclad? Consider California Civil Code Section 1542
The intent of section 1542 is to prevent a releasor from inadvertently waiving unknown claims merely by signing a general release.
United States
11 Aug 2016
Consumer Class Actions Brewing In Florida As Federal Courts Deny A Series Of Motions To Dismiss
While California historically has a reputation as the most plaintiff-friendly forum for alleged consumer class action deceptive advertising cases, Florida is emerging as stiff competition.
United States
8 Jan 2015
Equitable Surcharge Awarded To Life Insurance Plan Beneficiary
A district court awarded relief in the form of surcharge to a life insurance plan beneficiary who claimed that a plan administrator failed to provide complete and accurate information.
United States
23 Jun 2014
Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split On Standing In Lanham Act False Advertising Cases
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a circuit split on the crucial issue of who has standing to sue for false advertising under the Lanham Act.
United States
26 Mar 2014
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