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Proskauer Rose LLP

ERISA Newsletter - Fourth Quarter 2019

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Editor's Overview - Happy New Year. We wrap-up 2019 with an article that reflects on significant developments in ERISA litigation during 2019, and takes a look at what's on the horizon for 2020. The courts (at all levels)...more

Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP

Can Derivative Claims be Pursued for a Dissolved or Cancelled LLC?

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Today’s post focuses on a thorny issue arising from the LLC Jungle — can derivative claims be pursued on behalf of a dissolved or cancelled LLC? In short, the answer is “yes” — but there are nuances to be aware of....more

Butler Snow LLP

Court clarifies that only latent injuries fall within the “disease exception” to Georgia’s product liability statute of repose.

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In a recent decision, Capes v. Ethicon, Inc., No. 1:19-cv-04895, the Northern District of Georgia finally shed light on the meaning behind one of the limited exceptions to Georgia’s ten-year statute of repose for...more

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

AB 51 Update: Court Continues TRO on California’s Arbitration Statute

Assembly Bill (AB) 51, which attempts to ban certain mandatory arbitration agreements, was scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2020. However, a coalition of business organizations filed a suit on December 9, 2019...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Second Circuit Recognizes ‘Customer’ Safe Harbor in Tribune LBO Litigation

As we had anticipated in our prior client alerts, the “customer” safe harbor defense to constructive fraudulent conveyance claims challenging securities transactions — which was flagged by the U.S. Supreme Court in Merit...more

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Supreme Court Agrees To Review The Constitutionality of the TCPA

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Given how often TCPA cases are filed—and how often they push the envelope of the statute’s scope and the courts’ jurisdiction—it should come as no surprise that the Supreme Court is often asked to bring some sanity to the...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

[Webinar] Government Contracting Fundamentals Series: Asserting Bid Protests: Getting the Contracts You Deserve - February 5th,...

Obermayer is excited to introduce its new “GovCon Examiner Live” webinar series, your resource for the fundamentals in government contracting and small business procurement. Over the course of 12 months, our experienced...more

Groom Law Group, Chartered

Texas, et. al., v. U.S. – The Fifth Circuit Rules

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As you may recall, in late September, we expected a decision from the Fifth Circuit in Texas v. United States—the case challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)—in the fall of...more

Epiq

Judges Are Putting TCPA Class Action Cases on the Do Not Call List

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) is a federal statute that restricts how businesses employ telemarketing efforts, like soliciting text messages or prerecorded voice messages. The law often requires...more

Pullman & Comley - School Law

Strictly Speaking: Limiting Title IX Student-on-Student Sexual Harassment Claims in Kollaritsch v. Michigan State University Board...

Bringing claims for student-on-student sexual harassment may have just gotten more difficult.  In what could prove to be extremely influential precedent, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit’s recent...more

Carlton Fields

Who Me? Couldn’t Be: Eleventh Circuit Finds Plaintiffs Lack Standing to Sue Ala. Attorney General in Equal Protection Lawsuit

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Plaintiffs often select a state’s Attorney General, the official who ordinarily exercises power to enforce state laws, as the defendant to sue in cases involving a constitutional challenge to a state law....more

Carlton Fields

Court Stays CBD Class Action Until FDA Rolls Out Regulation

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A class action lawsuit alleging that Green Roads of Florida LLC misrepresented the amount of CBD contained in various products has been stayed pursuant to the primary jurisdiction doctrine because the plaintiffs’ claims...more

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

Eleventh Circuit Denies Plaintiffs’ Right to Challenge Alabama Law as Discriminatory

On December 13, 2019, a split Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (sitting en banc) ruled that several black plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge the discriminatory intent behind an Alabama law that blocked the city of...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

Only A Contracting Party May Sue Under Government Code Section 1092

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Calif. Supreme Court: San Diegans for Open Government v. Public Facilities Financing Authority of the City of San Diego - Only a party to a contract may bring a legal action under Government Code section 1092 to invalidate...more

Winstead PC

Court Holds That Will Contestant Was Not Estopped From Challenging The Will Due To Accepting Assets

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In "In the Estate of Johnson," a decedent’s daughter filed a will contest after accepting over $146,000 from the estate. No. 05-18-01193-CV, 2019 Tex. App. LEXIS 9646 (Tex. App.—Dallas November 4, 2019, no pet.). ...more

King & Spalding

Eleventh Circuit Rules That the Mere Purchase of Dietary Supplements Allegedly Sold in Violation of the FDCA Is Sufficient, by...

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A recent Eleventh Circuit decision took a broad view of what type of economic injury is sufficient to confer Article III standing, concluding that two dietary supplement companies’ alleged violations of a federal statute...more

King & Spalding

Eleventh Circuit Vacates Order Certifying Robocall Class Because District Court Failed to Consider Whether Absent Class Members...

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On November 15, the Eleventh Circuit vacated an order certifying a class of individuals who claimed to have received robocalls in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), holding that the district court...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Fifth Circuit Issues ACA Ruling, But Severability Question Remains

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A decision in Texas v. United States was issued by a divided three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on December 18, 2019. This case presented once again the question whether the Affordable Care Act...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Fifth Circuit Affirms Striking Down Individual Mandate of Affordable Care Act and Remands on Issue of Severability

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In a bold but conservative 2-1 decision Wednesday, The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the ruling of a federal district judge in Texas striking down the individual mandate of the Affordable Care...more

Novack and Macey LLP

District of New Jersey Plaintiff Defeats Motion for Lack of Standing with De Facto Merger Doctrine

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In Vision Pharma, LLC v. Sunrise Pharmaceutical, Inc., No. 2:13-cv-04692, 2018 WL 3085213 (D.N.J. June 20, 2018), the court held that despite plaintiff’s failure to formally transfer the assets of a New Jersey entity,...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Update: Maximum Ending for Alabama Minimum Wage Suit? Eleventh Circuit Affirms Lower Court’s Dismissal of Case Dealing with...

Ever wonder what happened with the minimum wage fight that has been going on between Alabama and Birmingham? Well, here is the latest — the full panel on the Eleventh Circuit has now spoken: the district court rightly...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Supreme Court Declines to Overturn Landmark TCPA Jury Verdict

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On December 16, 2019, the United States Supreme Court declined to review Krakauer v. Dish Network LLC, thus leaving unresolved a circuit split regarding Article III standing under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

The Difference Between Standing And Prejudice In A Federal Bid Protest

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In order to bring a bid protest in the Court of Federal Claims, you must have standing. To win the protest, you have to show prejudice. Although distinct, these two requirements are related and often confused. ...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Privacy and Data Security Alert | December 2019

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SDNY Rejects Standing under “Increased Risk” Theory Where Data Not Targeted or Stolen - The Southern District of New York rejected a settlement that would have resolved a class action based on the unauthorized (and...more

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

Aviation Happenings – December 2019

The Ninth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Marine Helicopter Crash Suit Based on the Government Contractor Defense - In Determan v. Boeing Co., 728 Fed. Appx. 657 (9th Cir. 2019), the United States Court of Appeals for the...more

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