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Bracewell LLP

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

White and Williams LLP

White and Williams Team Confirms the Existence of Aiding and Abetting Fraud Claim in Favorable PA Supreme Court Decision

White and Williams attorneys; Edward Koch, Chair of the firm’s Appellate Practice Group; Marc Penchansky; Thomas Fiddler; and Justin Proper, represented their colleague and court-appointed receiver, David Marion, in a matter...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

Jenner & Block

Client Alert: World Uyghur Congress v Secretary of State for the Home Department: Can Forced Labour Goods Cause UK Money...

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On 20 January 2023, the High Court in London issued a historic judgment in relation to the World Uyghur Congress’ (WUC) challenge to the UK government’s failure to investigate the importation of cotton produced in China’s...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Fifth Circuit requires Chapter 15 debtor to litigate in Texas state court

It may be fair to say that non-US entities involved in a chapter 15 case, the mechanism through which US courts recognize foreign insolvency proceedings, do not anticipate having to litigate claims raised in the chapter 15...more

Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires &...

Governor Hochul Vetoes Grieving Families Act

On January 30, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul vetoed Senate Bill S74A, also known as the “Grieving Families Act.” The Act sought to expand the compensable damages in wrongful death actions in New York and expand the...more

Linda Liu & Partners

Application of Punitive Damages in Intellectual Property Rights Infringement Cases

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Punitive damage is a special form of civil liability, which could achieve the purpose of punishment while making up for losses. On 3 March 2021, the Supreme People’s Court issued the Interpretation of the Supreme People’s...more

BakerHostetler

Illinois Supreme Court: 5-Year Statute of Limitations for BIPA Claims

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Earlier today, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a decision in Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, Inc., 2023 IL 127801, in which the court held that a five-year statute of limitations applies to all claims arising under the...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Post Siegel Ruling: Second Circuit Joins the Tenth Circuit in Ordering Refunds for Overpayment of U.S. Trustee Fees

In a previous blog post from June 2022, we discussed the Tenth Circuit’s post-Sigel decision in John Q. Hammons Fall 2006 LLC v. U.S. Trustee (In re John Q. Hammons Fall 2006 LLC), 15 F.4th 1011 (10th Cir. Oct. 5, 2021),...more

Warner Norcross + Judd

Delaware Court Extends Oversight Duty to Officers in McDonald’s Case

Last week, Delaware’s influential Court of Chancery issued an important decision clarifying that the duty of oversight applies to both officers (executive level employees) and directors (members of the board of directors)....more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Illinois Supreme Court Eliminates Possibility of One-Year Statute of Limitations for BIPA Claims

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The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled out the possibility of a one-year statute of limitations for claims under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Tims v. Blackhorse Carriers, Inc., No. 127801 (Feb. 2,...more

Amundsen Davis LLC

Illinois Supreme Court Confirms a 5-Year Statute of Limitations Applies to All BIPA Claims

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The BIPA hits keep coming for employers and companies in Illinois. Today, in a long-awaited opinion in Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, Inc., the Illinois Supreme Court found that a five-year statute of limitations applies to...more

IMS Consulting & Expert Services

What Is Causing Today’s Massive Verdicts—and What Can We Do About It?

Data compiled by the American Transportation Research Institute shows that lawsuits targeting the trucking industry have increased at an exponential pace, seen in both the volume of cases and the size of verdict awards. When...more

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

SCOTUS to Take Another Look at Religious Accommodations

Employment litigators and Constitutional Law attorneys alike should pay close attention to the United States Supreme Court’s calendar, as the Court recently agreed to take up a case that has the potential to change the way...more

Proskauer - Employee Benefits & Executive...

Wisconsin District Court Rulings Signal Potential New Trend Favoring the Defense of ERISA Fee and Investment Performance Lawsuits

In a striking reversal of approach beginning in the summer of 2022, the District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin went from denying, in whole or in part, virtually every motion to dismiss ERISA lawsuits targeting...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

The Wisconsin Supreme Court Keeps Wisconsin Weird and Applies the Common Law in Its First Look at Wisconsin’s Product Liability...

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Murphy v. Columbus McKinnon Corp., 2022 WI 109 (Dec. 28, 2022), gave the Wisconsin Supreme Court its first opportunity to interpret Wis. Stat. § 895.047, part of the Wisconsin Legislature’s 2011 product liability statute....more

McGuireWoods LLP

Fifth Circuit Reverses ADA Class Certification Because the Class is Not Ascertainable

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On January 20, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s decision to certify a class under Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”), which prohibits public entities...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Provincial Court of Alberta: New Year, New Maximum Claims Limit?

Thanks to Bill 5, recently passed by the Alberta Legislature, the maximum amount for a Provincial Court of Alberta (Court) civil claim could significantly increase from C$50,000 to C$200,000. Currently, the maximum...more

McGuireWoods LLP

In Camera Reviews’ Process and Downside: Part II

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Last week's Privilege Point described courts' various standards for their in camera review of withheld documents. The vast majority recognizes the trial court's discretion, but some courts always conduct an in camera review...more

Downey Brand LLP

Petitioner Required To Post Bond For Costs Incurred As A Result Of Delay In Carrying Out Affordable Housing Project In Livermore

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In Save Livermore Downtown v. City of Livermore (Dec. 28, 2022, Case No. A164987) __ Cal.App.1st __, the First District Court of Appeal held that the City of Livermore (City) did not violate planning and zoning laws when it...more

Fisher Phillips

SCOTUS Recap: Top 10 Ways You Can Protect Attorney-Client Communications After Supreme Court Punts Case

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The Supreme Court was seemingly set to decide whether and when a party can assert attorney-client privilege protection over communications containing both legal and non-legal advice, but SCOTUS recently decided to bypass the...more

Calloquy, PBC

Securing Remote Litigation: Why a new era of legal proceedings requires new levels of security

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The next era of litigation is here. It requires accessibility, accuracy, and reliability. It requires a remote litigation platform that allows remote and distributed litigation teams to function with as much ease, as much...more

Akerman LLP - Health Law Rx

Mind Games: SCOTUS to Rule on what “Knowing” Means under the False Claims Act

What does it mean to “knowingly” or “recklessly” violate the law when that law consists of highly complex and ever-changing regulations, which may be open to interpretation? The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to review...more

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