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Duane Morris LLP
The rationale for the decision was that a tribunal may have to interpret or apply EU law and where a question of law arose, unlike a Member State court, that question of law could not be referred to the ECJ.
United States
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Stratton Horres, Karen Bashor and Taylor Buono of Wilson Elser discuss the COVID-19 pandemic's continuing impact on jury trials and alternatives that can help ease case backlogs.
Freeman Mathis & Gary
The case involved a claim for monetary damages against an international cruise line regarding a cruise which was cancelled due to the Covid pandemic.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, the Court addressed two questions of appellate jurisdiction, holding there is no right to immediate appellate review of a district court's denial of...
Harris Beach
A California appeals court permitted a Los Angeles County wrongful death lawsuit for COVID-19 "take-home" liability to proceed.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In yesterday's blog post, Jerry Maatman outlined the ways in which workplace arbitration programs continued to have a profound impact on workplace class action litigation in 2021.
Arnold & Porter
Since joining the Court in 2018, Justice Neville has written sixteen opinions in civil cases – fifteen majority opinions and one dissent.
Arnold & Porter
This time, we're reviewing Justice Neville's voting patterns. In civil cases, he has voted to affirm 39 times – six in 2018 and eleven cases each in 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Arnold & Porter
Since joining the Court, Justice Neville has voted with the majority in 96.63% of all civil cases. However, his percentage has declined each year...
Freeman Mathis & Gary
The start of a new year is an excellent time for design professionals to review and implement measures for avoiding and minimizing their potential exposure from liability claims.
Lowenstein Sandler
Certain class action settlements—like employment and consumer settlements—will very often draw objections from absent class members.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On January 11, 2022, Judge Cunningham of the Los Angeles Superior Court conditionally approved a $7.5 million agreement to settle three overlapping Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In its decision, the Eleventh Circuit didn't just dismiss the appeal and its prior decision reversing the district court.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As employers clawed for cover from the increasing weight of workplace class action litigation in recent years, workplace arbitration has continued to gain traction,...
Arnold & Porter
This week we begin our review of the next Justice in terms of seniority, Justice P. Scott Neville. Justice Neville took his seat, replacing Justice Charles E. Freeman, in 2018.
Sidley Austin LLP
The Eleventh Circuit recently held that the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on excessive fines applies to monetary awards in non-intervened FCA actions—the first federal court of appeals directly to address...
Freeman Mathis & Gary
Since the time that the Georgia General Assembly enacted tort reform legislation in 2005, surely the most litigated element of the reforms put in place has been the provision for apportionment to non-parties that was contained in amended O.C.G.A. § 51-12-33. A
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Judge Gilbert S. Merritt Jr. passed away yesterday, on his 86th birthday. Judge Merritt leaves behind three children, three grandchildren, and a life well-lived in public service.
Kane Russell Coleman Logan
In this installment of our continuing Dram Shop series, we address the recovery of exemplary/punitive damages in Texas dram shop cases.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This week, the Ninth Circuit addresses the ability of non-parties to invoke arbitration agreements, and refreshes its law on the applicability of Eleventh Amendment sovereign immunity in the arbitration context.
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