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California Appellate Court Holds Web Access Claims Against Web-Only Businesses Fail Under ADA and Unruh Act

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The California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, issued a decision on August 1 holding that websites without any connection to physical place of business are not “places of public accommodation” under Title III of...more

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Civil Interlocutory Appeals In Virginia

While most appeals do not occur until after a final order is issued by the circuit court, there are instances when an issue is so pressing that an appellate court will resolve it before the case proceeds to final judgment in...more

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Can I Record a Lis Pendens in Arizona if the Lawsuit is filed Another Jurisdiction?

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Recent research I did on a case led me to the conclusion that Arizona law recognizes foreign litigation (i.e., a lawsuit filed outside of Arizona) as a justification for the recording of a lis pendens against real property...more

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10th Annual NC Business Court CLE is October 14, 2022

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The Mecklenburg County Bar Association’s 10th Annual NC Business Court CLE will be held at the Bar & Foundation Center, 511 Yellowstone Drive, 28208 on October 14, 2022....more

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Are Courts Still the Best Place to Litigate a Qui Tam Action?

In a typical qui tam case, the sequence and life cycle follow a similar trajectory. The relator files a sealed qui tam complaint in a federal courthouse in the United States. While COVID has disrupted litigation, particularly...more

White and Williams LLP

Mind Over Matter: Court Finds Expert Opinion Based on NFPA 921 Reliable Despite Absence of Physical Testing

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In Smith v. Spectrum Brands, Inc., 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 142262, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (District Court) considered whether the plaintiffs’ liability expert met the...more

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How Voir Dire Fits with Appellate Practice | Robert Swafford | Texas Appellate Law Podcast

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Conducting an effective voir dire is both a science and an art. But ensuring that attorneys ask the correct questions to support challenges and objections requires careful planning and strategy. It also requires on-the-spot...more

Stange Law Firm, PC

Why Discovery Is Important in Family Law Matters

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Divorce and family law matters involve civil litigation in the family court. However, many are unsure what the purpose of discovery may be in divorce and family law litigation....more

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The Seventh Circuit Clarifies the Role Rejection of Settlement Offers Plays in Determining Attorney Fee Awards

The Seventh Circuit recently clarified an important distinction between offers of judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 and non-Rule 68 offers of settlement, and explained the role rejection of such offers plays...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Please Remain Standing: 11th Circuit Rejects $35 Million GoDaddy Settlement Due to Absent Class Members Lack of Standing

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Class actions for money damages that involve class members who do not have Article III standing in the Eleventh Circuit are improper even if such members would have standing in other jurisdictions. In a unanimous decision...more

Esquire Deposition Solutions, LLC

Do Remote Depositions From Home Violate Rule 45(c)’s 100-Mile Subpoena Limit?

We recently blogged about a case in which a court ruled that a subpoena for a remote deposition did not violate Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 45(c)’s 100-mile limit on subpoenas for non-party witnesses because the deponent...more

Rumberger | Kirk

Judicial Notice Gets a Modern Update

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Picture this: you’re in court involving a personal injury crash and you want to reference as evidence the fact that Orange Avenue is a roadway that runs North-South. Do you need to ask the court for a recess, go find an...more

Nextpoint, Inc.

Ediscovery Planning: The Essential Deposition Prep Checklist

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This deposition preparation checklist is an essential tool for attorneys to tackle depositions with minimal roadblocks and guide their witnesses to successful testimony. ...more

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Offshore Litigation And Hong Kong Seated Arbitrations

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Bermudan, British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) and Cayman Islands companies are frequently used as investment vehicles for Hong Kong and Chinese companies and individuals. This is reflected in the frequency with which they are a...more

Jenner & Block

Montera v. Premier Nutrition Corporation: A Case Study in Aggregate Statutory Damages

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New York’s two principal consumer fraud statutes, N.Y. G.B.L. §§ 349 and 350, authorize statutory damages of $50 or $500 per violation respectively...more

Troutman Pepper

Eleventh Circuit Denies Rehearing of Decision Holding Class Incentive Awards Unlawful

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In a 7-4 split decision, the Eleventh Circuit declined to rehear en banc a panel decision issued in September 2020, holding a class settlement that included an incentive award to the class representative was improper. The en...more

Carlton Fields

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Maybe Appeal Rather Than Try, Try Again

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On August 4, 2022, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a short opinion that is chock-full of helpful reminders about the relationships between post-judgment and appellate practices. In Word Seed Church v. Village of...more

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Eleventh Circuit Denies En Banc Request, Confirms Holding that Class Action Incentive Payments are Improper

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On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, the Eleventh Circuit confirmed the groundbreaking decision that incentive payments given to a named plaintiff in a class action are improper by denying a petition for rehearing en banc that had...more

Nextpoint, Inc.

How to Ace Early Case Assessment

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Early Case Assessment in ediscovery allows legal teams to begin review with the least amount of data possible and a better understanding of what's in that data. Early Case Assessment might be the most important phase of...more

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No Incentive Awards for Class Representatives — Eleventh Circuit Rejects Reconsideration En Banc of Its One-of-a-Kind Bar

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Last week, the Eleventh Circuit declined, 7–4, to reconsider en banc a divided panel’s September 2020 decision barring incentive awards to class representatives for their work in class actions. As such, the Eleventh Circuit...more

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Litigation privilege proves to be a successful shield from civil liability for Massachusetts attorneys.

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently affirmed the dismissal of a direct claim against an attorney based on the litigation privilege. The attorney, who represented the wife in a divorce proceeding, was sued by...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

How Do I Get More Time to File My Appeal?

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As an appellate lawyer with considerable experience in both state and federal appellate courts, I often receive calls from colleagues who are either in the midst of trying a case, or who have just received a decision or...more

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A Member of a Delaware LLC Can Withdraw Their Membership by Implied Agreement

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The Court of Chancery recently concluded that a member of a Delaware LLC could reach an implied contractual agreement to withdraw as a member of the LLC, even if the LLC does not have a written operating agreement....more

Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson PLLC

If the U.S. Supreme Court’s Overturning of Roe v. Wade has Caused You Feelings of Anxiety, it Might be a Good Time to Take a Pause...

With Roe v. Wade overruled, people are aptly concerned that the constitutionality of same-sex marriage may be in jeopardy. That fear is exacerbated by Justice Thomas’ concurrence in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Guidelines for Seeking Damages in Dispossessory Actions in Georgia Magistrate Court

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Knowing the requirements and limitations of Georgia magistrate courts is important to understanding when litigating in multiple courts – i.e., claims and counterclaims being severed and partially transferred to state court –...more

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