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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Kentucky Supreme Court recently handed down a pair of opinions providing significant guidance for parties to medical malpractice cases.
Riker Danzig LLP
The California Court of Appeals, First Appellate District, Division Five recently upheld demurrer in favor of a title insurer, who also served as escrow agent in connection...
Butler Snow LLP
Introduction: Employers have long used independent contractors to efficiently and effectively perform work and provide services while at the same time insulating themselves from direct...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Houston, Texas (February 5, 2024) – In Pelfrey v. J.B. Hunt Transp., Inc., 2023 Fla. Cir. LEXIS 1580 (Order of May 19, 2023, Cause No. 04-2021-CA-00116), the Circuit Court for the 8th...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In recent years, nuclear verdicts have become increasingly commonplace in Dallas County, Texas – both in District courts, and now, significantly, also in the County Courts at Law.
Arnold & Porter
At this year's ACI False Claims Qui Tam Enforcement Conference's inaugural panel — Scienter After SuperValu — DOJ's Civil Fraud Deputy Chief was on the hot seat.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On December 28, 2023, Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action alleging that a biopharmaceutical company...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a landmark 4-3 ruling, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled on December 28 that wrongful death claims are subject to the four-year statute of repose...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
To close 2023, the Nevada Supreme Court concluded that informed consent or assumption of the risk arguments are not proper in a medical malpractice action unless consent is contested.
Arnold & Porter
Effective January 1, 2024, the California Evidence Code will contain a new provision governing expert testimony that effectively raises the standard for defense experts testifying as to medical causation...
Lane Powell
The concept of allowing a shipowner to limit liability for marine casualties has existed in some form for seafaring nations since Roman times and was frequently utilized...
McGuireWoods LLP
In February 2021, Winter Storm Uri hit Texas, causing a sharp spike in electricity demand that could not be satisfied by available generation resources...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On 27 September 2023, the British High Court ruled that the claimant relying on the defendant's report suffered no actionable loss, despite the defendant's admission of negligence.
Torres Trade Law, PLLC
In 2022, Customs and Border Protection ("CBP" or "Customs") processed $3.35 trillion in imports, issued 2,121 penalties, and collected $19.3 million from penalties and liquidated damages.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
New York has enacted the Clean Slate Act, effective November 16, 2024, which will provide for the automatic sealing of certain criminal history records.
Torres Trade Law, PLLC
Many importers have experienced at one time or another that horrible, stomach-turning feeling that comes with the realization that merchandise they have been importing has been entered...
Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy
The Texas Supreme Court ruled recently that a trial court abused its discretion by including a res ipsa loquitur instruction on a jury charge and remanded the case back for a new trial.
Holland & Knight
In this episode of his "The Trial Lawyer's Handbook" podcast series, litigation attorney Dan Small is joined by Jason Bloom...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In September, a Delaware court discussed dram shop laws for the first time in at least five years. In a recent decision by the Superior...
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
I write with a simple question, and I hope that you can provide a simple answer. For years now, we have used a standard permission slip for field trips.
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