In its recent decision in Harris v. comScore, Inc., the Seventh Circuit declined to review a trial court order certifying a plaintiff class consisting of hundreds of thousands of computer owners who downloaded software that...more
On April 16, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in US Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen (No. 11–1285), deciding the issue of whether equitable defenses, such as the principle of unjust enrichment, can override the...more
On April 16, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in U.S. Airways, Inc. v. McCutchen finding in favor of U.S. Airways in its quest to recover $66,866 in medical expenses incurred by its employee as a result of a...more
Sighs of relief by class actions defendants following the denial of class certification in Hannaford may give way to renewed uncertainty now that a massive class, estimated by the plaintiffs' lawyer to be more than a million...more
Sighs of relief by class actions defendants following the denial of class certification in Hannaford may give way to renewed uncertainty now that a massive class, estimated by the plaintiffs’ lawyer to be more than a million...more
In This Issue:
- “NO MORE BETS”: ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL DISMISSES “FLOATING BALL”1 CASE:
“The process of removing a floating ball from the wheel, declaring a ‘nospin’, and rendering all bets void has no...more
In this Issue:
- Key Cases
- Court Upholds Permitting, Licensing and Zoning Regulation of Spiritual Counselors
- Non-Liturgical Navy Chaplains Denied Injunctive Relief for Statistical Imbalance in...more
A contract implied in law, or quasi contract, operates where there Is no contract in place to provide a remedy where one party is unjustly enriched, and where that party received a benefit under circumstances that made it...more
UBS and Barclays Acknowledge Making False Libor Submissions. Investigations into misconduct at UBS and Barclays have revealed pervasive corruption of the London Interbank Offered Rate (“Libor”), which provides a benchmark for...more
The Order Wednesday of last week in Patriot Performance Materials, Inc. v. Powell, 2013 NCBC 10 was appropriately timed for the day before Valentine's Day.
Powell, the Defendant, had a 50% interest in several businesses...more
Seven years after entering into a separation agreement with one of its executives, Hallmark Cards, Inc. brought suit against the former employee, seeking a “full refund” of the $735,000 severance it paid her....more
In Skytruck Co., LLC, an aircraft distributor (“Skytruck”) brought an action for tortious interference and unjust enrichment against an aircraft manufacturer following the manufacturer’s direct interaction with aircraft...more
Recently, the Arizona Court of Appeals determined that under the 2010 Arizona Revised Uniform Arbitration Act, A.R.S. §12-3001, et seq. (the AZ-RUAA), a contractual agreement to arbitrate extends to: (i) arbitration of claims...more
Trenwick Am. Reinsurance Corp. v. W.R. Berkley Corp., 54 A.3d 209 (Conn. App. Ct. 2012).
A Connecticut appellate court affirmed a trial court judgment holding that an agreement between the reinsurer and the cedent...more
ABA Capital Markets Corp. v. Provincial De Reaseguros C.A., No. 3D12-130, 2012 WL 5416441 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Nov. 7, 2012).
In this appeal of a lower court’s non-final order denying defendant’s motion to dismiss a...more
On December 17, 2012, two Washington Mutual affiliates settled a lawsuit brought against them by Union Central Life Insurance Co. concerning $4.3 million in Washington Mutual-sponsored RMBS purchased by Union Central....more
In Xavier v. Leviev Boymelgreen Marquis Developers, LLC, 3D11-549(Fla. 3d DCA, Nov. 21, 2012), Maiko A. Xavier and Gricell B. Perez (“Plaintiffs”) sought review of the trial court’s dismissal with prejudice of their real...more
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