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The Former DCL Remains On The Docket

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As readers of this Blog know, on December 6, 2019, the State of New York joined the vast majority of jurisdictions to adopt the Uniform Voidable Transaction Act (“UVTA”) in whole or in part. The New York version of the UVTA...more

Marshall Dennehey

Limiting the Opinions of Plaintiff’s Non-Retained Expert Witnesses Regarding Injury Causation and Permanency

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Key Points: Plaintiff’s non-retained experts are treating physicians, and their testimony at trial should be limited to their scope of treatment, diagnosis, and prognosis with respect to the injuries alleged....more

Bilzin Sumberg

The Grace Period for Viable Claims Filed After Florida Amended the Construction Statute of Repose is Set to Expire on July 1, 2024

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The grace period for claims that would have been viable under Florida’s 10-year statute of repose, but were no longer viable after Florida shortened the statute of repose to 7 years, is quickly approaching its expiration. On...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Challenging the FTC’s Noncompete Rule: Amicus Brief Submitted on Behalf of 11 National Trade Organizations

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As we have previously written, on April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a sweeping final rule (“the Rule”) that purports to ban virtually all post-employment noncompete agreements in the United States. The...more

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Insurer Must Consider “Expectations of Future Mortality Experience” When Reassessing, Redetermining, and Changing COI Rates

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In Advance Trust & Life Escrow Services, LTA v. Protective Life Insurance Co. (Mar. 2, 2024), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed in part and reversed in part the district court’s dismissal of breach of contract...more

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U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Holds a Court Has No Discretion to Dismiss a Lawsuit Once It Compels a Case to Arbitration

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Executive Summary: On May 16, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Smith v. Spizzirri, holding that federal district courts have no discretion under Section 3 of the Federal Arbitration Act (“the FAA”) to dismiss a case once...more

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“Stay Awhile”: Supreme Court Tells District Courts Not to Dismiss Claims Pending Arbitration

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In Smith v. Spizzirri, the Supreme Court unanimously held that federal district courts lack the power to dismiss a case sent to arbitration. Instead, under the Federal Arbitration Act, if a party moves to compel arbitration...more

EDRM - Electronic Discovery Reference Model

Bad Things Can Happen When Company Officers Use Their Private Email Accounts for Work

It is generally unwise to use private email accounts for company business.  Clark v. Council of Unit Owners of the 100 Harborview Drive Condominium Association, 2024 WL 2155021 (D. Md. May 13, 2024)(Quereshi, J.), provides a...more

Goldberg Segalla

Defendants’ Motions to Preclude Expert Reports Denied

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Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of New York - Plaintiff Brian Joseph Gref alleged that his use of talcum-powder products caused his diagnosis of peritoneal mesothelioma....more

EDRM - Electronic Discovery Reference Model

Cooperation in Discovery is Not Capitulation: It is a Sign of Strength

Cooperation in discovery is often misunderstood as a sign of weakness. However, it is a strategic strength that benefits all parties involved. By fostering a collaborative approach, lawyers can save time, reduce costs, and...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Supreme Court Rules Trial Courts Must Stay, Not Dismiss, Lawsuits During Arbitration

On May 16, 2024, the United States Supreme Court resolved a circuit split regarding whether Section 3 of the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) provides trial courts the discretion to dismiss a lawsuit when all claims are...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Protective Order Forecloses Participation of Litigation Counsel in Motion to Amend Process Before the PTAB

In keeping with precedent, a judge in the District of Delaware issued an oral order restricting the extent of permissible activities for litigation counsel before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The order resolved a...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

U.S. District Court Grants 10(j) Injunctive Relief and Requires Employer to Bargain With Union That Lost Secret Ballot Election

On May 14, 2024, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted a petition for interim injunctive relief under Section 10(j) of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) that was filed by the...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Twice Again, Jurisdictional Timing Matters; Battle Among Originalists Leaves Consumer Financial Protection Board Standing - SCOTUS...

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On May 16—for the second time in two weeks—the U.S. Supreme Court, this time unanimously, has taken a lenient, plaintiff-friendly view of whether a filing deadline is jurisdictional in the sense that it is governed by the...more

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Court of Appeals of Virginia Holds Plaintiff Who Did Not Seek Reimbursement in its Partition Complaint

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On Tuesday, in Lehmann v. WFV Holdings, LLC, Record No. 0201-23-2 (Ct. App. Va. May 14, 2024), available here, the Court of Appeals of Virginia reversed a decision from the Circuit Court of Amelia County, holding that because...more

DRI

A Defense Attorney’s Guide to Appeal Bonds

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For civil defense attorneys, “bond” is a four-letter word in more ways than one when it comes to appeals, because appeal bonds only come into play when something didn’t go right at the trial level. That being said, when the...more

Jenner & Block

Federal Preemption as a Vehicle to Supreme Court Review of Climate Change Cases

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On February 20, 2024, the City of Chicago sued defendant fossil fuel companies in Illinois state court, asserting state law claims, including nuisance, violations of consumer protection laws, and products liability. Chicago...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of List-Mode TCPA Claims

In an unpublished opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a “list-mode” theory of liability that had been advanced by prolific professional plaintiff Andrew...more

Cranfill Sumner LLP

Copyright Act Limitations Period Does Not Limit Damages Recovery

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The United States Supreme Court recently announced its Opinion in Warner Chappell Music, Inc. v. Nealy, 144 S. Ct. 1135 (2024). At issue was whether recoverable damages under the Copyright Act were limited to the three-year...more

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U.S. Supreme Court Decides that Federal Courts Should Stay, Rather than Dismiss, Cases that Are Subject to Arbitration, If One...

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The U.S. Supreme Court has decided an issue concerning cases that are subject to arbitration that has divided the federal courts of appeals: when the claims at issue in a federal court suit are subject to arbitration, does...more

Rivkin Radler LLP

Insurance Update - May 20 2024

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Careening race cars, missing diamonds, and gold treasure provide some of the backdrop for insurance issues that courts had to decide this past month. We begin in Pennsylvania where the state’s high court reined in some loose...more

Wiley Rein LLP

Supreme Court Upholds CFPB Funding Structure as Constitutional

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On May 16, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Community Financial Services Association of America, Ltd. In an opinion by Justice Thomas, the Court held, 7-2, that...more

Paul Hastings LLP

The Supreme Court Affirms the Availability of Damages Beyond Three Years for Copyright Infringement If the Discovery Rule Applies

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On May 9, 2024, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Warner Chappell Music Inc. et al. v. Nealy et al., holding that a plaintiff can seek damages for past infringement that had occurred earlier than the three-year statute...more

Carlton Fields

Fifth Circuit Flags False Start in Challenge to SEC Gag Rule

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In January 2024, the SEC denied New Civil Liberties Alliance’s petition to halt so-called gag orders. The SEC has a procedural rule that requires it to impose these orders on individuals and companies settling with the SEC on...more

Miller Canfield

Supreme Court Holds That District Courts May Not Dismiss Lawsuits Pending Arbitration, But Instead Must Stay Them

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On May 16, 2024, the United States Supreme Court in Smith v. Spizzirri addressed whether district courts are required to stay a lawsuit pending arbitration, or if they have the discretion to dismiss the suit when all the...more

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