Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
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A plaintiff holding less than 2000 shares files a derivative suit against a corporation’s current or former directors and officers. The trial court finds the complaint to be internally inconsistent and that regulatory...more
An Indiana gambler lost another hand in the latest ruling by the Tax Court on his continuing discovery disputes with the Indiana Department of Revenue. On September 18th the Court denied Nick Popovich’s motion for default...more
In Tiffany (NJ) LLC v. China Merchants Bank and Gucci America, Inc. v. Bank of China, the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued important rulings, confirming that the limits on the exercise of US general jurisdiction, set...more
While the number of class or collective action lawsuits has exploded, decisions from Circuit Courts of Appeal, particularly on procedural issues, are still infrequent enough to warrant comment. In Pippins v. KPMG, Case No....more
In a surprising reversal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has vacated its ruling in Consorcio Ecuatoriano de Telecomunicaciones S.A. v. JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc., 685 F.3d 987 (11th Cir. 2012)...more
Are communications between attorneys and their retained experts discoverable? For now, the answer appears to be no, as a divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently affirmed a Superior Court decision “creat[ing] a...more
In a victory for insurers, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently rejected an insured’s discovery request for reserve information in a first-party bad faith action. In its April 29, 2014 decision...more
Arbitration clauses are routinely added to commercial contracts, but often with very little reflection on the many strategic and tactical issues that should be considered. Further, there is a great deal of misunderstanding of...more
You may remember the case of Out of the Box Developers, LLC v. Logicbit Corp. It has spawned a couple of interesting discovery decisions. One was on subpoenas to third parties, another involved nearly $40,000 in sanctions for...more
This edition of the Fast Five on Rhode Island Appellate Practice features the final chapter of the case that is commonly known in Rhode Island as the “Lead Paint Case.” Two decisions issued by the Rhode Island Supreme Court...more
The Fifth Amendment dictates that no person "shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself." While most non-lawyers (and many lawyers) might assume that this simple edict means the government cannot...more
The Delaware Supreme Court recently announced a new standard refining the rules that govern litigants’ requests for extensions. Since 2010, the “Drejka analysis” provided a six-factor test to apply when considering whether to...more
In In re Insurance Installment Fee Cases, 2012 DJDAR 16696 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District decided an important class action cost recovery issue. The case arose in the insurance...more
Over the years, Littler has provided periodic reports on significant cases, regulatory developments and other activities involving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or “the Commission”). While such guidance is...more
We continue our previews of the civil cases scheduled for oral argument during the Illinois Supreme Court's January term with VC&M, Ltd. v. Andrews....more
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