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“Pink Slime” Lawsuit Spins Off into Insurance Dispute

by Akin Gump - Excubitor on

Earlier this year, ABC News, through its parent company, reached a midtrial settlement with Beef Products Inc. in the now infamous “pink slime” lawsuit. Under South Dakota food libel statutes, damages in the case could have...more

Mobile App Terms and Conditions Decision Clarifies Best Practices in App Designs to Support Enforcement of Contract Provisions

The Second Circuit issued a decision of interest to every company that utilizes a mobile app to interact with its customers. In Meyer v. Kalanick, the court enforced the mandatory arbitration provision in the Uber app. The...more

Report From Counsel: Insights And Developments In The Law - Winter 2014/2015

by Archer Norris PLC on

In this Newsletter: - Federal Advertising Guidelines for Businesses - Case by Case - Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts - Life Insurance Can Be Part of Your Estate Plan - Employment...more

Physician Plaintiff Bound by Arbitration Clause in Nonparty’s Contract

by Faegre Baker Daniels on

Today’s riddle: A physician sues defendants for defamation. The defendants move to compel the arbitration clause of a contract the physician used to have with a nonparty. The defendants win the argument. What’s the...more

Covered or Not: Has Hartford v. Swift Opened a Faster Lane for Intellectual Property and Insurance Mediation?

by JAMS on

The California Supreme Court recently issued its longawaited coverage decision in Hartford Casualty Ins. Co. v. Swift Distribution, Inc., 59 Cal. 4th 277 (2014). The Court, applying California state law, upheld the trial...more

Business Litigation Reporter

by Goodwin on

We are pleased to introduce the inaugural issue of Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter. This unique publication provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation...more

Online Deal Programs and Merchant Liability

Unknown only a few years ago, online daily deal sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial have become a ubiquitous phenomenon, touted as being of considerable benefit to participating merchants. That may be so, but they also...more

Trial Technology in Large and Complex Cases, by Ted Brooks

by Litigation-Tech LLC on

Published first on Court and Trial Technology Blawg - So, you think you’re ready for trial? Here are a few key items that should be typically handled by a dedicated Trial Presentation Consultant. You might consider using...more

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