Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
S. Benjamin Pleune
Inter partes review (IPR) has become the procedure of choice to resolve the validity of patents, with or without a co-pending litigation.
Clifford J. Zatz and Josh Thomas Foust
The decision “may make it impossible to bring certain mass actions at all.”
Jeff C. Dodd, Tonya Gray, Ben Setnick, John R. Hutchins, Rose Cordero Prey, and Mark A. Chapman
This week, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court undid the settled practice of virtually nationwide venue for patent infringement cases.
Gelu Maravela, Mirela Metea, and Dana Rădulescu
From both a legal and business perspective, the critical period in any insolvency proceeding is the observation period, which is the period between the opening of the insolvency and the approval and implementation of a reorganization plan.
Patricia H. Thompson
Very simply, delay in dispute resolution is bad for business.
Robert A. Clifford
Discovery has become more expansive in litigation, despite the fact that the vast majority of civil cases settle before trial.
Sean M. Cleary
In the case of tort laws and legal reform, for instance, Trump seems to side with "the little guy.”
Patrick McElhone, Jr.
The tires looked new based on the tread depth. However, what the Defendant did not know was that the tires were 10 years old. They had simply been kept in storage. As the Defendant was driving the vehicle on the interstate, the tire suddenly blew out.
Legalist launched a two-week campaign to help consumers sue Equifax—in small claims court.
A question and answer session with Florian Schneider, the managing partner of "Law Firm of the Year," Dentons Russia.
Briol & Benson
While Scott Benson and Mark Briol are different from one another, they’ve used their passions to help form a trial firm full of extraordinary attorneys.
Benjamin Slater III
Taking a measured approach during expert witness depositions is sometimes the most challenging aspect.
Benjamin Slater III
What are the keys to success in the courtroom?
"There is national mobility in Canada, so there is, in essence, free movement of lawyers across the country."
Andrew R. Young
The top three causes of truck crashes are rear end collisions, lane departures, and rollover accidents.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
Peter W. Kryworuk
Whether it be the result of a devastating fire loss, a significant errors and omissions claim, or as a victim of fraudulent activity by a trusted employee, insurance coverage is hugely important.
Daniel Kracov and Raqiyyah Pippins
The Food & Drug Administration responds to existing nutrient claims with re-evaluation, label updates.
Fine, Kaplan and Black
Roberta Liebenberg discusses her first-of-its-kind empirical study.
When business partners head to splitsville.
Jeffrey Travers and Michael J. Miller
We were able to obtain a verdict for Mr. Cooper within a year of opting for the state courts.
Gregory T. Peacock
Planning for the end of a marriage before the marriage vows are exchanged can be disconcerting.
John L. Rivkin
That Legal Bulletin highlighted a variety of issues frequently faced in STOLI litigation and discussed the growing life settlement market, which involves the sale of life insurance policies by owners to third parties.
Divide and Conquer: Plaintiffs Need a Single Forum that Accommodates the Realities of Contemporary Economic Activity
David A. Mazie and David M. Estes
The growth of mass tort litigation tracks with industries’ shift to mass marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical and consumer products on a national scale.