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Insights and Strategies on Class Action Litigation from General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers [Video]

by Carlton Fields on

To read the full 2015 Class Action Survey report, please visit ClassActionSurvey.com. Across industries, companies spent $2 billion on class action lawsuits in 2014, slightly less than the $2.1 billion they spent in 2013....more

An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey [Video]

by Carlton Fields on

To read the full 2014 Class Action Survey report, please visit ClassActionSurvey.com. Fifty-two percent of major companies are currently engaged in class action litigation. This percentage has remained fairly consistent...more

Why Agency Fraud Is Like Fraud On The FDA

by Dechert LLP on

In our rather terse (due to firm involvement) post on Monday concerning Merck & Co. v. Ratliff, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2012 WL 413522 (Ky. App. Feb. 10, 2012) – beating both BNA and 360 by two days, BTW – we...more

Absence of "Hard Numbers" Scuttles Securities Fraud Claims

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed securities fraud claims against a dental device maker based on the plaintiffs' failure to allege sufficient "hard numbers" showing that that the...more

Supreme Court Appears to Hand Unanimous Victories to Investors, But Leaves Lots of Openings for Defendants

by Reed Smith on

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano and Erica P. John Fund v. Halliburton The Supreme Court issued two opinions this term that could dramatically alter the landscape of securities fraud litigation. In Matrixx...more

Judiciary Opinions on Technology in Trial

by Litigation-Tech LLC on

“Juries seem to love visuals, even if it’s just jury instructions. I see it more and more.” -- Hon Jerome E. Brock, Santa Clara County Superior Court A recent article in the San Jose Mercury News...more

The Network of Trial Law Firms Offers FREE Online CLE

by Larry Bodine on

Shouldn't CLE be free? Now it is, as The Network of Trial Law Firms today launched its TRIAL.COM Online CLE Center at www.TRIAL.COM/cle. The service is 100% free and attorneys watching the videos can qualify for CLE credit in...more

Supreme Court Issues Opinion in Important Securities Fraud Case Concerning Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Obligations to Disclose...

by King & Spalding on

On March 22, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano, 562 U.S. ___ (2011), an important securities fraud class action with potential implications for pharmaceutical and...more

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