Can I Sue If My Spouse Was a Negligent Driver?
Distracted driving is emerging as one of the greatest dangers on the road today. People who text, check their cellphones, apply makeup, or even adjust the radio are endangering…more
On Monday April 21, Pom Wonderful LLC, the maker of a line of POM WONDERFUL® pomegranate juice products, www.pomwonderful.com, and The Coca-Cola Company, which sells MINUTE MAID® juice products, www.minutemaid.com, battled it out…more
On April 10, 2014, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry presented remarks concerning risk management and related corporate governance issues before the American Bankers Association Risk Management Forum. Comptroller Curry…more
District Courts continue to shape the boundaries of CAFA jurisdiction in suits that are not pleaded as class actions.
For example, the District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held that defendants could not rely on the…more
The public housing program, our nation’s first investment in housing, is 77 years old this week. Although for most of the last 20 years much of the funding for revitalizing public housing has come from private sources, in the minds of…more
The European Parliament approved the text on April 17, 2014 of a long-awaited Directive designed to facilitate private actions for damages by victims of infringements of antitrust rules in the EU (the “Directive”). The Directive is…more
As we reported in a Payment Matters article dated April 18, 2013, in Nazareth Hosp. et al. v. Sebelius (“Nazareth”), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania overturned CMS’s rejection of Pennsylvania…more
For tax-exempt organizations operating on a calendar year, the May 15, 2014 filing due date for the 2013 Form 990 is fast approaching. Each year the IRS issues a new Form 990 with corresponding instructions. It is important for…more
In an opinion published on April 22, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit sided with a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) decision that ProMedica Health System, Inc.'s acquisition of rival St. Luke's Hospital was…more
If you don’t have to keep it, then don’t keep it. If you have to keep it, encrypt it…more
On September 16, 2012, post-grant proceedings became available as means to challenge patent validity pursuant to the America Invents Act. The post-grant proceedings take place before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”), and…more
Actively questioning both sides, the Justices of the Illinois Supreme Court seemed conflicted during the recent oral argument in In re Marriage of Turk. Turk poses a potentially important question of domestic relations law: when the…more