"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
Subrogation: Piggyback Claims by Health Insurers in Injury Lawsuits
Who Can Sue the U.S. Government for Injuries? A Legal Primer
Why Secret Settlements of Injury Lawsuits Are Bad (for Everyone but the Defendant)
How Big Tobacco Handles Lawsuits -- Attrition and Wait for Deaths
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
How Auto Defects Can Cause Passenger Injury
What patients misunderstand about their right of informed consent
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Attorney Client Privilege
Proximate Cause - An Important Practice Tip for Personal Injury Lawyers
Understanding Supplemental Spousal Liability Insurance in NY
The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
What is Subrogation and How Does it Affect Settlement Amounts?
A recent ruling by Ontario’s highest court clarifying the law governing the enforcement of foreign judgments may turn Canada’s most populous province into an attractive forum for plaintiffs seeking to collect on judgments...more
We last wrote in July 2013 about Choc v Hudbay Minerals Inc., 2013 ONSC 1414, a decision which seemed to signal an increased willingness by an Ontario court to assume jurisdiction in a case of alleged wrongdoing by a foreign...more
Virginia Federal Court Rules Under D&O Policy that Search Warrant and Subpoena Trigger Defense Obligation Even Without A Formal Complaint or Demand -
Why it matters: With increasing governmental investigations relating...more
How Your Business or Company Can Benefit From an Asset Search
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On Monday, April 22, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear DaimlerChrysler AG v. Bauman, which asks whether a foreign parent corporation can be subject to suit in the United States for wrongs allegedly committed by a...more
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In its recent decision in Koons v. XL Insurance Company, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 5870 (3d. Cir. Mar. 25, 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, applying Pennsylvania law, had occasion to consider...more
As memories of New Year’s Eve fade, and another Inauguration Day winds down in Washington, D.C., it’s time to look ahead and identify key events and emerging trends that we think will help shape the business and human rights...more
Part Two in a multi-part series on the topic.
In Part One of this series, we discussed California’s Electronic Discovery Act, which established procedures for parties to discover electronically stored information (“ESI”)...more
Anyone in business should be careful to note whether their contracts contain “integration clauses.” A so called integration clause makes the contract “king” in terms of the promises and...more
The Washington Court of Appeals held that a liability insurance policy's contractual liability exclusion precludes coverage for an insured's contractual obligation to indemnify another party for injury to the insured because...more
There is termination done correctly, and on the other hand there is incorrect or wrongful termination. The later form of termination is commonly known as “repudiation” of contract....more
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Recently the North Carolina Court of Appeals in White v. Collins Building, Inc. et al., addressed the issue of whether a homeowner has a negligence claim against its builder’s principal when the builder was a corporation. The...more
In January 2011, the Southern District of New York ruled that a parent corporation, as well as its officers and directors, may, in certain circumstances, be bound by an arbitration agreement entered into by its subsidiary....more
In many trials there are issues that you know are going to come up before the trial even starts. This is one of those issues. My clients were sued and an attempt was made by the plaintiff to convince the court that my...more
In this Presentation:
*How did we get here?
*Erosion of “the club”
*Why an “organized” medical staff?
*Commonly encountered bylaws weaknesses:
*Conflict of interest
This memorandum provides a summary analysis of the extent to which charitable organizations, their officers, directors or trustees, employees, and volunteers are exposed to liability under Massachusetts and federal law....more
MSJ in a declaratory action regarding insurance coverage representing insurance company, removed from state court to Federal court by insurance company. ...more
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