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Marshall Dennehey

The Court of Appeals Addressed Primary Assumption of the Risk Doctrine

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Grady v. Chenango Valley Central School District, 2023 WL 3102723 (2023) -Scholars wondered whether this doctrine would still be applicable because of recent New York cases stating that a plaintiff could be granted summary...more

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Sackler Family’s Fate in the Supreme Court Is Poised to Transform Texas Bankruptcy Law

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On December 4, 2023, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a case that may have major implications for bankruptcy law in the Fifth Circuit. While the Fifth Circuit (along with the Ninth and Tenth Circuits) has held...more

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Preparing a Witness for Cross Examination

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It’s always seen in courtroom dramas—the smirking attorney who drives a witness into an emotional frenzy that leads to an admission of perjury, guilt, or confusion. The real experience is rarely as flamboyant as TV episodes...more

Troutman Pepper

Courthouse Reporter Series: The Bizarre Case That Required a 117-Year-Old Expert

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Munro involved a dispute over the design of a Georgia intersection. No. A23A0404, 2023 WL 4194716 (Ga. Ct. App. June 27, 2023). The plaintiff alleged that the defendant improperly designed the intersection, never corrected...more

Holland & Hart LLP

EMTALA Exception to Idaho's Abortion Law Is in Effect for Now

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At least for the foreseeable future, Idaho’s total abortion ban is unenforceable to the extent it conflicts with the federal Emergency Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). In other words, when EMTALA applies, a physician...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

BIPA Liability: Existing CGL Coverage May Provide a Lifeline for Policyholders

Developments in the law have increased the potential liability that companies could face under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), but fortunately for policyholders, Illinois case law has also solidified...more

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Environmental Justice Update: First-of-Its-Kind Louisiana EJ Suit Dismissed

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A first-of-its-kind environmental justice (EJ) lawsuit filed by a group of Louisiana churches and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) was dismissed this week. The court’s decision finding the plaintiffs’ claims to be...more

AEON Law

Patent Poetry: TTAB: No Bright-Line Rule against Trademarks for Characters

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The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has reiterated that there is no “strict or bright-line rule against registration of characters.” The case is In re Joseph A. Stallard, 2023 USPQ2d 1009 (TTAB 2023)....more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Single-use Plastic Packaging/buffalo River (New York): New York Attorney General Files Judicial Action Against Pepsico, Inc.,...

New York Attorney General Letitia James (“AG”) filed a November 15th Complaint in the Supreme Court of the State of New York (County of Erie)(“Court”) against PepsiCo, Inc., Frito-Lay, Inc., and Frito-Lay North American, Inc....more

Mintz

EPA's new Maui Functional Equivalence Guidance is guidance in name only as confusion continues to reign over the reach of the...

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Just before the Thanksgiving holiday EPA issued draft guidance regarding when a discharge of a “pollutant” to groundwater is the “functional equivalent” of a discharge to a Water of the United States requiring a NPDES permit...more

EDRM - Electronic Discovery Reference Model

The Next Five Years in eDiscovery: Market Size Forecast for 2023-2028

ComplexDiscovery Editor’s Note: Within this report lies a nuanced forecast of the eDiscovery market, suggesting its course from 2023 to 2028. While the detailed analysis meticulously outlines the growth in aggregate and...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Federal Government Continues Its Big Push for Cybersecurity with SEC Action Against SolarWinds and Its CISO

On October 30, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a civil suit against SolarWinds and their chief information security officer (CISO) for fraudulent cybersecurity information. The SEC claims that...more

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Ontario Superior Court Considers New Preferable Procedure Test in Banman v. Ontario

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In Banman v. Ontario (“Banman”), the Ontario Superior Court (the “Court”) considered the new preferable procedure criterion of the certification test under the amended Class Proceedings Act, 1992 (“CPA”) in certifying a...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

District Court Finds Arbitration and Class Action Waiver Provision Enforceable in Retirement Plan

The Eastern District of Kentucky recently became the latest court to weigh in on arbitration and class action waiver provisions in ERISA-governed defined contribution plans. In Merrow v. Horizon Bank, the court found such a...more

Smart & Biggar

Federal Court of Appeal and Federal Court release three decisions relating to macitentan (Janssen’s OPSUMIT)

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Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) dismisses appeal on finding of inducement: Apotex Inc v Janssen Inc, 2023 FCA 220 - Apotex appealed the trial decision, finding that Apo-Macitentan would infringe Canadian Patent No. 2,659,770...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Dude, Where’s My Liquidation?

Every election it seems like the country inches closer to cannabis being legal at the federal level. Until that day comes, however, the question of whether those in the cannabis industry can seek bankruptcy relief remains....more

Kilpatrick

Recent Class Action Developments: Third Quarter 2023

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The third quarter of 2023 was relatively quiet, but we did see opinions addressing mootness, standing, and interpretations of Federal Rule 23(c)(4) and (f)....more

Sullivan & Worcester

New York City Bans Discrimination Based on Height and Weight

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Effective November 22, 2023, New York City has added height and weight to the list of characteristics protected against discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and housing (and other real estate). New York City...more

Goldberg Segalla

New Jersey Supreme Court Issues New Opinion Clarifying “Authorized Vehicle Rule”

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Key Takeaways - A November 21 decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court clarifying the authorized vehicle rule of the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act has implications for employers throughout New Jersey. The case involved...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Relying on an Investigation May Not Forfeit All Privilege Protection

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Clients relying on an investigation’s result to gain some advantage understandably trigger a subject matter waiver. But some courts recognize that those clients may still claim privilege for some related communications....more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

AI Insights: Court Grants Motion To Dismiss in Kadrey AI Training Data Case

Court Grants Motion To Dismiss in Kadrey AI Training Data Case - In a short but sharply worded decision, a California district court on November 20, 2023, granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss in Kadrey v. Meta...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

NLRB Makes Good on Its Promise to Challenge Non-Competes

In her Memorandum issued on May 30, 2023, General Counsel Abruzzo announced her belief that non-competes should be discouraged, if not outright prohibited, as they chill employees’ rights to concerted activity in violation of...more

Walkers

Courting Clarity: Grand Court confirms jurisdiction to determine winding up petitions notwithstanding requirement to refer...

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On 20 November 2023, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") issued its ruling on a preliminary issue in In the matter of Re BPGIC Holdings Limited; namely whether a winding up petition should be stayed or...more

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Common Law Enforcement of a Foreign Judgment in the BVI: The Invest Bank Case

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In order for a foreign judgment to be enforced in the BVI, it must either be: (1) registered and recognised as enforceable under the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1922 (the “1922 Act); or (2) enforceable under the...more

Cooley LLP

Time Is On My Side: When Can Limitation Periods Be Extended in the UK?

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A fundamental issue that all litigants will be well served to consider when bringing, or defending, any legal proceeding is the question of whether the claim has been brought in time. The inadvertent failure to bring a claim...more

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