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Federal Circuit Appeals from the PTAB and ITC: Summaries of Key 2022 Decisions

As part of the recovery from the global COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit took steps to return to normal operations. It began requiring live oral arguments in August 2022 and, by November,...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Federal Circuitry

Last Week In The Federal Circuit (January 23 – January 27): Furnishing Statutory Meaning

The Supreme Court recently issued its first decision of the Term in Arellano v. McDonough, affirming the Federal Circuit and holding that a statutory provision governing the effective date of a veterans’ benefits application...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Texas Supreme Court issues "final" Covid-19 Emergency Order and rule changes for civil court proceedings

Since Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in all 254 counties of the State of Texas in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in March of 2020, the Texas Supreme Court (the Court) has issued a series of...more

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Illinois Supreme Court: All BIPA Claims Subject to Five-Year Statute of Limitations

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In a long-awaited development, on February 2, 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court held that all claims under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) are subject to a five-year statute of limitations. In Tims v....more

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

No "Turning a Blind Eye" in Pennsylvania

There is now officially civil liability for “aiding and abetting fraud” in Pennsylvania. This means businesses that are willfully blind to lies and misleading conduct could pay damages to victims, including punitive damages....more

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Securities and Derivative Litigation: Quarter 4 Update

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In 2022, there were 197 federal securities class actions filed, which is a 6.6% drop from the 211 filings in 2021, and a significant drop from the over 400 filings in 2017, 2018, and 2019, and over 300 in 2020. Despite a...more

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Ill. Supreme Court: All BIPA Claims Have a Five-Year Statute of Limitations

On February 2, 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed in part the decision of an Illinois Appellate Court and held that all claims brought pursuant to Section 15 of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”),...more

Wiley Rein LLP

Massachusetts High Court Rejects Insured’s Claim to Recovery Expenses Incurred to Prevent Business Interruption

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The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, applying Massachusetts law, has answered a certified question by holding that an insured was unable to recover for costs incurred to prevent an imminent first party loss given the...more

McDermott Will & Emery

A Practical Guide to the Undistributed Settlement Funds Problem and the Cy Pres Solution

When you finally reach an agreement to settle a hotly contested class action, you want more than anything for the court to approve your settlement agreement and for the case to be over. But, to get to the end of the case,...more

DarrowEverett LLP

The Litigation of Metadata – Your Devices Are Watching You

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By using our smartphones, tablets and computers, we create and exchange a vast amount of electronic data every day, but what some may not know is that there is a whole other world of information hidden beneath the surface —...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Left Coast Appeals

This Week At The Ninth: Bivens and Montana Insurance Law

This week, the Court addresses the availability of a Bivens cause of action against federal officials and certifies two insurance law questions to the Montana Supreme Court. The Court holds that a Bivens cause of action...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Can a Federal Court Refuse Recognition of a Nondomestic Arbitral Award Issued in the United States on the “Exceeding Powers”...

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On February 14, the en banc Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral argument in Corporacion AIC, S.A. v. Hidroelectrica Santa Rita S.A. (AICSA v. HSR), a case with significant importance for the enforceability in the...more

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

How many times can the same police department arrest you on a warrant that bears your name but is plainly not intended for you?

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What’s in a name? If it’s in a warrant and you’re in the Eleventh Circuit, enough to arrest and jail you for three days even if you don’t match the description of the wanted person, the warrant was issued 26 years earlier...more

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints

Garland Memo May Provide White Collar Defendants Increased Opportunity for Negotiation While Updated Corporate Enforcement Policy...

In recent weeks, the Department of Justice has released key guidance in the form of a memorandum from Attorney General Garland regarding charging, pleas, and sentencing, in addition to an updated Corporate Enforcement Policy...more

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.

Meeting Minutes Attached To Complaint Can Demonstrate That A Claim Had Accrued For Notice of Claim Purposes

The Arizona Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision addressing accrual of claims for the purposes of Arizona’s Notice of Claim Statute. The Court also addressed the standards for amendment of a complaint in notice of...more

Bailey & Glasser LLP

“Improvidently Granted”: Supremes Decline to Wade Into Attorney-Client Privilege Dispute

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Recently, we wrote a blog post about the Supreme Court entertaining arguments on the scope of the attorney-client privilege in the context of dual-purpose communications paraphrasing a question from Justice Kagan during the...more

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

3rd Circuit Court Dismisses Johnson & Johnson’s Texas Two-Step

On January 30, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit dismissed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson created exclusively to isolate in the new subsidiary mass tort claims...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Key Issues in the U.S. Asbestos (and Talc) Tort System in 2023

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The national asbestos litigation machine is running at full speed even though the system is more than five decades old. The machine is national in scope, but it only operates in relatively few state and county jurisdictions....more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Fifth Circuit Affirms District Court’s Striking of Class Allegations

Partner Jay Bogan discusses the Fifth Circuit affirming of district court’s striking of class allegations and dismissal of inadequately alleged fraud-based claims....more

Cozen O'Connor

Florida Appellate Court Holds that Deadline to Report Claims Does Not Nullify Prompt Notice Provision

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Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal recently affirmed a summary judgment entered in favor of a property insurer, holding that there is no conflict between the policy’s three year limitation for reporting hurricane claims...more

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DC Court of Appeals Dismisses Advocacy-Group Challenge to EPA's Safe Drinking Water Act for Lack of Standing

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A federal court has dismissed an industry challenge to the EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which establishes health advisory levels (HALs) for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. The...more

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Texas "Two-Step" Forward, Three Steps Back for Mass Tort Debtors in the Third Circuit After LTL

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In a decision that may provide much-needed boundaries around the permissibility of debtors created from “out-of-the-box” prepetition corporate transactions, on January 30, 2023, the United States Court of Appeals for the...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Supreme Court Punts on Attorney-Client Privilege Question

In a surprising move, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) dismissed a dispute involving the proper test to apply when determining whether an unnamed law firm’s mixed bag of communications involving both legal...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

FinTech Prevails in Texas “True Lender” Challenge

On January 11, 2023, a Texas federal court dismissed a class action lawsuit against a leading financial technology company alleging it violated Texas usury laws by charging interest on loans it made through a partnership with...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Illinois Supreme Court expands biometric privacy stakes

Individuals now have five years to initiate claims after the Illinois Supreme Court expanded the BIPA stakes by ruling that the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act is not subject to Illinois’ one-year statute of limitations for...more

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