What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation
What Happens in a Federal Grand Jury?
Recently, in IBEW Local 90 Pension Fund v. Deutsche Bank AG, No. 11-cv-4209, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 155136 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 29, 2013), District Judge Katherine Forrest declined to certify a class of securities plaintiffs and...more
This continues our series of blog posts on effective partnering between inside and outside counsel to defend against class action lawsuits. Here, we begin a discussion of the use of expert testimony.
1. The statute of limitations -
Generally, you must bring your lawsuit within two years of the date that you discovered or should have discovered that your injuries were caused by medical malpractice. Unless a doctor...more
As this patent infringement action proceed toward trial, plaintiff Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. ("Kimberly-Clark") filed a request with the district court on an "extremely time-sensitive case management issue concerning the...more
According to a recent case, a witness in a Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) investigation could be similarly condemned to oblivion – or at least enforcement action and a hefty fine – for giving false testimony,...more
The testimony of witnesses is essential to any court case. Whether a bench or jury trial, witness testimony provides details and describes the environment of alleged wrongdoing in either a civil or criminal matter. Because...more
A young court reporter asked me this week what I would do if a deposition ends, and then one of the attorneys says, “Oh, I have the doctor’s CV that I forgot to mark as an exhibit....more
In M.J.T. v. A.V.B., the New Jersey Appellate Division overturned the trial court’s entry of a Final Restraining Order (“FRO”) against the defendant. The only witness to the alleged incident of domestic violence was the...more
Effective July 1, 2013, the Florida Senate passed legislation that clarifies when a non-defendant physician may retain legal representation when called as a witness and limited who may qualify as an expert witness in medical...more
In This Article:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon...more
Who says trust and estate law isn’t interesting? ...more
For all its benefits, social media has posed some significant challenges for our criminal justice system. One of the more common problems – Internet-related juror misconduct – has been the subject of numerous criminal appeals...more
On March 20, 2013, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion clarifying the procedure for designating, and producing, a corporate representative for deposition pursuant to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure...more
Let me remind everyone about the FCPA doomsayers – those who were worried and fretted over the absence of FCPA enforcement actions in the first quarter of 2013. ...more
A serious car accident is always a major disruption to your life. And planning for the long term can be challenging when the unexpected forces you to begin living day by day. But if you or a loved one has been seriously...more
A court of appeal recently addressed whether a will was properly admitted to probate. The will contained a regular and complete attestation but only the genuineness of the signature of the decedent and one of the two...more
There is no doubt that being in a car accident is a frightening experience. When you were also injured in the accident it can be difficult to remain focused on all the things that need to be done.
As a young lawyer, I was retained by the state of Florida to represent a former legislative aide that had been accused by a member of the House of Representatives of falsely accusing him of sexual harassment to oust him out...more
I apologize for the topic of this posting but I am compelled to voice my concerns. As a former prosecutor and now white-collar defense attorney, it is painful to watch a criminal trial which is out of control. ( I know that...more
An experienced personal injury attorney here in San Diego can help if you are suffering emotional distress after seeing a loved one injured or killed due to someone’s negligence. For example, a father watches proudly from his...more
In Demida Miami Gardens, LLC v. Master Excavators, Inc., the appellants, Demida Miami Gardens, LLC and David Paul appealed a final judgment in the amount of $933,617.43 which was a result of an action to enforce a personal...more
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses what NOT to do if you are under investigation for a possible federal criminal charge.
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses what happens in a federal grand jury.
When a person receives a subpoena to appear in the grand...more
In the past, I have assiduously avoided discussion of venue and jurisdiction disputes. These arise with alarming frequency in non-compete litigation. By and large, they are dull and uninteresting topics that only lawyers can...more