Delaware recently amended its law to allow parties to a written contracting involving at least $100,000 to provide that any action based on that contract may be brought within a period specified in that contract provided that...more
In its recent decision in Cox Operating v. St. Paul Surplus Lines Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3140 (S.D. Tex. Jan. 10, 2014), the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas had occasion to consider...more
Germany’s most populous state has adopted a law, already in effect, allowing so-called group actions in cases involving animal protection.
The new act (Gesetz über das Verbandsklagerecht und Mitwirkungsrechte für...more
In a unanimous decision written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., the United States Supreme Court has ruled that the Government does not have an unlimited amount of time to bring civil penalty actions based on fraud. In...more
In a unanimous decision, the Washington Supreme Court has approved of contractual clauses broadly defining the scope of how and when causes of action may be asserted. The case, Washington State Major League Baseball Stadium...more
The California Supreme Court has offered hope to plaintiffs facing statute of limitations problems under California’s Unfair Competition Law, holding that special rules for calculating accrual dates for so-called “continuing...more
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