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Civil Sexual Assault Episode 3: Challenges Facing Survivors Seeking Redress Through the Civil Courts
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Superman's Legal Duty
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
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Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
Legal Solutions: the quarterly client newsletter from Sullivans Law: September 2013...more
In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, the United States Supreme Court affirmed an arbitral decision allowing the plaintiff to proceed with classwide arbitration even in the absence of express language to that effect in the...more
In “Legally Blonde,” Reese Witherspoon’s hairdresser catches the eye of her crush, the sexy delivery driver. In spite of starting with an awkward misfire with the hairdresser smacking the delivery driver in the nose, the...more
Legal Solutions: your quarterly client newsletter from Sullivans Law: June 2013 ...more
In a matter of first impression, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District has held the exclusionary rule barring evidence of subsequent remedial measures does not apply when the remedial measure was implemented...more
During 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court filed seventy-one written opinions, thirty-nine in civil cases. Although the total opinion output was down somewhat from recent years, this represents the Court's highest number of...more
The ethical issues surrounding the use of social media in the legal environment is constantly evolving, making it very important for attorneys to keep abreast of recent decisions, regulatory initiatives and legislative...more
The Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri has answered in the affirmative a question left open by the Missouri Supreme Court almost two decades ago: whether a claim for punitive damages can in fact serve as an...more
Employment, business and personal injury cases are ideally suited for laying out the facts in chronological order to enhance jury understanding. we generally recommend attorneys start with an interactive timeline that shows...more
The collateral source rule in a personal injury action or tort claim generally prevents the admission of evidence that the plaintiff will be compensated from a source other than the defendant for his/her injuries. This rule...more
It’s that time of year! Tis the season for toasts and traditions, presents and parties, secret Santa’s and sexual harassment, lawyers and lawsuits. . . Wait, what? Unfortunately, it’s true. Santa is not...more
A willful violation of federal safety standards does not, on its own, overcome the worker’s compensation bar against civil suits, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in its June 26, 2012 decision in Van Dunk v. Reckson Assocs....more
In its recent decision in Am. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Sec. Income Planners & Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39444 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 22, 2012), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York had occasion to consider...more
A discussion about what is legal evidence, and the threshold that must be met before a piece of evidence can be introduced in court....more
Many people view the direct exam of a non-expert witness as a series of "what happened next?" questions. With a little planning and effort, your directs can crackle with every bit of tension as a cross-examination. This...more
A second seat, or co-counsel, can be a critical position in trial. This article focuses on getting the best from your second seat, or if you are in that role, how to be most useful....more
A recent Illinois Appellate Court decision highlights the protections that courts recognize for statements by public employees about coworker misconduct. The case should reassure school district employees who in good faith...more
On January 19, 2011, a three judge panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania recognized another exception to the at-will employment doctrine. In Haun v. Community Health Systems (pdf), the court affirmed the trial court's...more
This is a summary of how a claim of false imprisonment can arise from the investigation of employee misconduct and some practical tips for every employer. ...more
Disneyland is known as "The Happiest Place On Earth." But UNITE HERE Local 11, the Union that represents the park's 2,100 hotel employees, is not in a happy place. For close to three years now, it has been bargaining over a...more
Appeal from denial of SLAPP motion. Court of Appeal opinion....more
The plaintiff filed sex harassment and sex discrimination complaints under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and common law complaints of battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and assault against...more