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For Civil Litigants, Confusion About The Effect Of The Federal Government Shutdown
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.
United States
17 Jan 2019
Governor Brown Vetoes Legislative Attempt To Criminalize Mandatory Arbitration
Seyfarth Synopsis: In vetoing the California Legislature's attempt to criminalize arbitration agreements (AB 3080) ...
United States
7 Oct 2018
How To Count To 67%: CAFA Jurisdiction In The Ninth Circuit
The Ninth Circuit, addressing how to prove exceptions under CAFA, reminds us that removal under CAFA might be an invitation for extensive preliminary discovery battles, and prolonged motion practice.
United States
3 Oct 2018
Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Reaffirms CA Attorney General's Demand For Donor List
A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the position of the California Attorney General that charities located or doing business in California must provide a copy of their unredacted Form 990 Schedule B.
United States
25 Sep 2018
Pacemaker Data May Be Smoking Gun In Aggravated Arson Case
On September 19, 2016, Ross Compton told police that when he noticed a fire in his Middleton, Ohio home, he hastily packed suitcases, broke a window with his cane, and pushed his bags out the window, at which point he carried them to his car.
United States
22 Feb 2017
Kristina Launey Interviewed On KOMU-TV
Kristina Launey was interviewed for "TARGET 8: "Drive-by lawsuits" over accessibility challenge businesses," a February 2 story on KOMU-TV regarding serial plaintiffs...
United States
16 Feb 2017
District Court Reinstates Fraudulent Conveyance Claims Against Lyondell
Decision clarifies standards for imputation and actual intent; could result in clawback of over $6B to pre-LBO shareholders.
United States
11 Aug 2016
The Art Of Law
The Art of Law explores the influence of a sometimes unseen force in the litigation...
United States
8 Aug 2016
Federal Precedents Under The DTSA Have Arrived
While the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 has only been in effect for a few months, the first wave of cases raising DTSA claims have started to generate federal decisions. In what appears to be the first substantive ruling...
United States
4 Aug 2016
Court Won't Enjoin Physician Who Breached Non-Compete Covenant And Consented To Injunction
A physician signed a non-compete covenant, agreed to be enjoined if he breached, and allegedly did breach.
United States
14 Apr 2016
Miami Local 10 News Reports On ADA Title III Drive-By Lawsuits
Florida is one of the top states for ADA Title III filings. As we previously reported, in 2015, California, Florida, New York, Texas, and Arizona had 3,847 ADA Title III lawsuits.
United States
8 Mar 2016
The 2015 Judicial "Hellholes" Report Is Out!
Each year the American Tort Reform Association ("ATRA") publishes its "Judicial Hellholes Report" and examines problems in state court systems and challenges for corporate defendants...
United States
30 Dec 2015
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