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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.
Bloomberg Environment is the first to break the news that the United States Supreme Court has granted the wish of the Sacketts of Idaho, almost half the States of the Union...
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.
Littler Mendelson
In a recent decision, the Nevada Supreme Court provided guidance on how employers must maintain wage records and inform employees of minimum wage rate adjustments.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Texas Appeals Court has recently confirmed that employees of elected officials are protected under the Texas Whistleblower Act. In September 2020, high-ranking officials at the Texas Attorney General's Office ...
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...
Proskauer Rose LLP
After two mediation sessions, the parties moved for approval of a settlement agreement, but the trial court declined to approve the settlement because the release was too broad.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The trial court granted the JNOV motion and awarded Shi and Fenn Bridge $719,000 in attorney's fees as the prevailing parties in defending against Elation's claims.
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.
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.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The former employee alleged that he suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and that his physician had recommended that he use marijuana to treat his PTSD.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On January 5, 2022, the Fifth Circuit handed down yet another win for insurers, joining the Second, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The amendments to the statute are only retroactive to December 31, 2021 and would only apply to prospective cases received after that date.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On December 21, 2021, the Florida Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction arising from State Farm Fla. Ins. Co. v. Parrish, 312 So. 3d 145, 151 (Fla. 2d DCA 2021), holding "[w]e certify conflict with Brickell...
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