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Supreme Court of Nevada Holds That Legal Malpractice Claim Was Impermissibly Assigned

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

Tower Homes, LLC v. Heaton, ___ P.3d ___, 2016 WL 4273578 (Nev. 2016) - Brief Summary - The Supreme Court of Nevada held that a bankruptcy trustee's stipulation and court's order permitting creditors to pursue the...more

Appellate Court Notes

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

- SC18975 - Connecticut Ins. Guaranty Assn. v. Drown - SC18975 Concurrence - Connecticut Ins. Guaranty Assn. v. Drown - SC18975 Dissent - Connecticut Ins. Guaranty Assn. v. Drown This started as a medical...more

New Jersey’s “Direct Action Statute” Is Not A Bar To Judgment Creditor’s Coverage Action

by Carlton Fields on

A New Jersey appellate court recently addressed that state’s “direct action statute,” concluding that it did not prevent judgment creditors from pursuing a coverage action arising out of an LMX reinsurance spiral. The...more

New York’s Lichtenstein Decision Highlights Conflicts of a Carve-Out Guarantor

by Baker Donelson on

The recent New York case of Lichtenstein v. Willkie Farr addresses a borrower's conflict caused, in part, by a loan covenant. The covenant invoked personal liability of the members in the event the entity files a voluntary...more

A Privilege, not a Right - Court of Appeal refuses to extend Privilege to Accountants and non-lawyers

by Michael Axe on

Michael Axe reports on the implications of the English Court of Appeal's decision that confidential communications between clients and their accountants are not protected from disclosure by Legal Professional...more

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