Polsinelli Podcasts - Removing Caps on Punitive Damages: What is the Impact on Business?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff
In McBride v. Estis Well Service, LLC, the federal 5th Circuit Court of Appeals determined that punitive damages are not available to seamen under the Jones Act or under general maritime law. In those cases, recovery is...more
This post is the third in a series of posts analyzing the 2013-14 term of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
This post provides in a nutshell what businesses need to know about the cases from last year’s term of the...more
The Franchise Tax Board’s Shande -
This is case that has been more than two decades in the making. It began in the 1990s when inventor Gilbert Hyatt filed a California tax return showing that he relocated from...more
Wynona Harris, a bus driver for the City of Santa Monica (the City), alleged that she was fired because of her pregnancy in violation of the prohibition against sex discrimination under the Fair Employment and Housing Act...more
In This Issue:
• Owner of “WOULD YOU RATHER...?” Wins $8.3 Million
• PC ON A STICK Is Not Merely Descriptive
• Sonoma Wine Producer Wins Geographically Limited Injunction
• Brand Owners Awarded Favorable Damages...more
QUESTION: My client is involved in a partnership dispute. The partnership agreement provides all disputes are to be resolved by binding arbitration. I may want to have a receiver appointed to operate the partnership property...more
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