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Carlton Fields

Northern District Of New York Declines To Imply A Follow-The-Fortunes Or Follow-The-Settlements Obligation In Reinsurance...

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After a ten-day bench trial involving ten fact witnesses and five expert witnesses, the Northern District of New York found that certain facultative certificates did not implicitly contain follow-the-settlements or...more

Planet Depos, LLC

How To Plan The Perfect International Deposition

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There are three main components to a full preparation and smooth process that need to be taken into consideration when you are planning an international deposition. ...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

California Plaintiff Fails to Satisfy Burden of Proof in Long-Term Disability Case

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, applying de novo review due to California’s discretionary clause ban, ruled that an employee of Apple, Inc. was not entitled to long-term disability benefits...more

Allen & Overy LLP

"Without prejudice" communications inadmissible to answer allegations of reasonableness of settlement

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“Without prejudice” (WP) communications cannot be admitted to answer allegations made in related proceedings where the rights of the party to the WP communications had not been finally determined. It was not necessary to...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

No Evidence? No Problem! National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel Memorandum Eases Burden On Beck Objectors Following...

On April 29, 2019, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) issued Memorandum GC 19-06, which provides guidance to the Board’s regional offices on how to handle cases involving Beck...more

Hanzo

5 Reasons You Need an eDiscovery Playbook for Managing Your Enterprise Slack Data

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The collaboration app Slack sounds, from its full name, like it should be designed for discovery in litigation—“Slack” is actually an acronym for “Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge.” Isn’t that what we’re...more

CloudNine

Florida Appeals Court Upholds Ruling that Non-Party Had No Duty to Preserve Evidence: eDiscovery Case Law

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In Shamrock-Shamrock, Inc. v. Remark, No. 5D18-1987 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Apr. 26, 2019), the District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fifth District affirmed the summary final judgment in favor of the Appellee, holding that...more

McDermott Will & Emery

PTAB Clarifies when Live Testimony at Oral Argument Is Permitted, and Motion to Amend Practice

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The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) designated as precedential four decisions addressing America Invents Act proceedings and issues of live testimony at oral argument and motions to amend under 35 USC § 316(d)....more

Hanzo

How a Multifaceted Lawyer Takes on Multidistrict Litigation

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Sean Burke, Partner at Duane Morris, fills us in on the challenges of multidistrict litigation, the advantages of social media evidence, and new medical device technology. Sean Burke, a partner at Duane Morris LLP,...more

Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell

No Longer A Mess: En Banc Eleventh Circuit Clarifies the Standard for Similarly Situated Comparators

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Last month, the en banc Eleventh Circuit clarified the appropriate standard for analyzing “similarly situated” comparator evidence in Title VII intentional-discrimination cases. Lewis v. City of Union City, Ga., --- F.3d...more

Proskauer - Proskauer For Good

Making a Difference for Families with Disabled Children

For low-income families with disabled children, receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits is critically important to the safety and security of their households. Navigating the difficult claims process without...more

Planet Depos, LLC

Eight Safety Tips for International Travel (Updated)

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International travel involves a myriad of details, and the undeniable potential for harrowing experiences – long flights, multiple layovers, luggage issues, language barriers and the like.  There is plenty to rattle even...more

Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

Appeals to Court are Not Court Orders that Prevent Subsequent RTKL Requests for the Same Records (Sections 305 and 1302)

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The goal of this blog is to make Open Records Officers aware of their duties and obligations under the RTKL and to publicize interesting and important Office of Open Record determinations that highlight rules and procedures...more

Knobbe Martens

E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company v. Unifrax I LLC

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Before: O'Malley, Reyna, and Hughes. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Summary: A parent patent specification of a continuation-in-part child patent constitutes intrinsic evidence...more

McAfee & Taft

Be Careful What You Say: The danger of the charge of discrimination

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It’s tempting for employers to shrug off the allegations contained in a charge of discrimination or similar agency filing – viewing them as unfounded, unsupported and self-serving. Or worse, an employer may attack the...more

Hogan Lovells

Seminar round-up: Cybersecurity and the internet in International Investment Arbitration

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On 11 April 2019 the Hogan Lovells International Arbitration team hosted a seminar on cybersecurity and the internet in International Investment Arbitration. It was a thoroughly interesting and informative session. ...more

Jackson Walker

Fifth Circuit Gets Out of the Implied Findings Business

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Federal Rule 52(a) requires that when a district court conducts a bench trial, it is obliged to “find the facts specially.” In its recent significant decision in ENI US Operating Co., Inc. v. Transocean Offshore Deepwater...more

Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP

New Jersey Supreme Court Holds Appellate Division Decision Was Inconsistent With New Jersey’s No Fault Statutes and Rejects...

On March 26, 2019 the Supreme Court of New Jersey reversed the Appellate Division’s decision in Haines v. Taft, 450 N.J. Super. 295, (App. Div., 2017), wherein the Appellate Division concluded that plaintiffs were entitled to...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Fraud Unravels All – Even Post-Judgment

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English Supreme Court rules that there is no reasonable diligence requirement barring a fresh action to set aside a judgment obtained by fraud. Introduction - In Takhar v Gracefield Developments Limited and others...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Latest Federal Court Cases - April 2019 #2

PATENT CASE OF THE WEEK - Omega Patents, LLC v. CalAmp Corp., Appeal No. 2018-1309 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 8, 2019)- In an appeal from a series of post-trial decisions, the Federal Circuit provided several important opinions. The...more

Holland & Hart - Persuasion Strategies

Don’t Choose Between Facts and Stories

The title asks a provocative question: “When it comes to jury trials, should you tell a story or stick to the facts?” The piece in the “Your Voice” section of the current ABA Journal is written by Drury Sherrod, a litigation...more

CloudNine

Simon Says Two Years After Spoliation is Discovered is Too Late for Sanctions: eDiscovery Case Law

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...In Wakefield v. Visalus, Inc., No. 3:15-cv-1857-SI (D. Or. Mar. 27, 2019), Oregon District Judge Michael H. Simon denied the plaintiff’s motion for sanctions against the defendant for automatic deletion of call records,...more

Knobbe Martens

ATI Technologies ULC v. Iancu

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Before Newman, O’Malley, and Wallach. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: Diligence requires “reasonably continuous diligence” and is not negated if the inventor works on improvements and evaluates...more

Holland & Hart - Persuasion Strategies

Normalize Your Damages: Five Ways

When civil litigation is being discussed by those outside the courtroom and outside the legal field, what stands out is often the perception, at least, of very high damages. The high-dollar figure being awarded, based on a...more

Hanzo

Case Law Summary: Court Holds That “Tagged” Social Media Photos Are Discoverable in Vasquez-Santos v. Mathew

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The internet, and especially social media, represents a rich reservoir of potential evidence for use in litigation. That reservoir grows broader and deeper every day—and sometimes, litigants underestimate how much of that...more

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