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Claim Against Solicitors Summarily Dismissed by Reason of Advocate's Immunity

Advocate's immunity is a valuable defence for solicitors and barristers preventing the re-litigation of disputes by disgruntled litigants. The recent decision of Stillman v Rushbourne [2014] NSWSC, in which we acted for the...more

Wrongful Death

UPDATED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 Product Liability – Tobacco. In an action by individual class member, did the trial court err in application of finding reached by jury and affirmed by Florida Supreme Court in class...more

California Supreme Court Holds That Heirs in a Wrongful Death Action Are Bound by Decedent's Agreement to Arbitration

California courts have long wrestled with the question of whether a person's agreement to arbitration binds his or her heirs in a later wrongful death action arising out of his or her death. The California Supreme Court's...more

Roberts v. Fillmore, M.D. and Emergency Physician Associates, P.A.

Complaint (Medical Negligence)

This is a complaint in a medical malpractice case under Maryland law, which contains the required recitations about waiving out of the state’s arbitration system. This case deals with retinal detachment and the need for...more

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