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With the advent of electronic discovery, emails and web pages are now common and fertile areas of discovery. However, until its 2014-2015 term, the Rhode Island Supreme Court had not addressed the means by which emails and...more
Your social media content is not only susceptible to hacking; it’s also susceptible to disclosure requests from civil litigants (see our Sept. 14 blog post for more details) and even prosecutors without your consent if they...more
This is the ninth edition of The Class Action Chronicle, a quarterly publication that provides an analysis of recent class action trends, along with a summary of class certification and Class Action Fairness Act rulings...more
The district court had previously ordered plaintiffs to produce certain documents to the extent that documents containing communications between plaintiff and its non-attorney patent agents were not subject to the...more
The California Supreme Court is poised to clarify what limits may apply to burdensome discovery demands in litigation under California’s Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”), which allows employees to...more
The Delaware Supreme Court has adopted official rules to govern arbitrations brought pursuant to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (DRAA) —a novel approach to ensuring quick, efficient, and confidential resolution of...more
FEDERAL CIRCUIT CASES -
Federal Circuit Grants Mandamus Disallowing Use of U.S. Discovery in Foreign Proceedings -
The Federal Circuit has granted mandamus vacating a New Jersey district court’s order that allowed...more
In County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors et al. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles, 2015 DJDAR 4085, the California Court of Appeal for the Second District ruled that attorney invoices may be confidential...more
Employee's Inability To Work For A Particular Supervisor Does Not Constitute A "Disability" -
Higgins-Williams v. Sutter Med. Found., 237 Cal. App. 4th 78 (2015) -
Michaelin Higgins-Williams worked as a clinical...more
On the heels of an appellate decision providing employees a virtual how-to manual to misuse and exploit confidential employer documents and safely provide them to a competitor, New Jersey's Supreme Court reversed course last...more
Overly Narrow Statement Of Problem Can Show Reliance On Hindsight -
In INSITE VISION INCORPORATED v. SANDOZ, INC., Appeal No. 2014-1065, the Federal Circuit held that enunciating an overly narrow statement of the problem...more
A new California appellate court decision provides much needed guidance regarding the proper scope of discovery in representative actions brought under the California Private Attorneys' General Act of 2004 (PAGA), Cal. Lab....more
On April 20, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court released an important decision restricting the use of so-called "Lone Pine" orders. See Antero Resources Corp. v. Strudley. Lone Pine orders require plaintiffs in toxic tort cases...more
The Fourth District adheres to Rule 1.280(b)(5)’s discovery limitations with regard to a witness’s earnings as an expert witness or income derived from other services in the absence of “the most unusual or compelling...more
- AC35807 - Llera v. Commissioner of Correction [Not summarized.]
- AC36240 - Customers Bank v. Tomonto Industries, LLC
Plaintiff bank acquired the assets of a defunct bank from the FDIC, including the $3...more
In a significant victory for open court filings, the California Court of Appeal rejected an effort by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) to seal 400 pages of documents in a dispute between the NCAA and a...more
On March 13, 2015, in Florida Office of Insurance Regulation v. Florida Department of Financial Services, Florida’s First District Court of Appeals quashed the trial court’s order compelling the deposition of the Florida...more
Finding that a district court had not provided procedural due process to an attorney for a sanctioned party, and that the district court abused its discretion in imposing sanctions for civil contempt against the attorney, the...more
The Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act, House Bill 49, was recently introduced in the Delaware General Assembly. The proposed Act would establish a streamlined arbitration procedure to resolve disputes involving Delaware business...more
Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation sessions and related courts throughout the country – courts within which...more
In Gonsalves v. Li, Case No. A140284, the First Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal held that denials of Requests for Admission are not admissible in cases where a party's litigation conduct is not directly...more
In Bower v. Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc., No. A135940, published December 31, 2014 (Bower), the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District held that a defendant employer waived its right to arbitration based on...more
In Jones v. Martinez, 230 Cal. App. 4th 1248 (2014), the California Court of Appeal, Second Division, held that a plaintiff asserting a shareholder derivative action against directors of a Delaware corporation in a California...more
In May, 2010, a student at a Peoria high school drowned during a swimming class supervised by physical education teacher Timothy McKee. After an internal investigation, the District sought to terminate McKee’s employment....more
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
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