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.
T. Luke Abel
The Beason family had a strong case, and the jury responded by awarding them a sizable payout. But, the court invoked a tort-reform statute that capped the family's winnings, much to the surprise of the jury.
Jeff S. Korek
The dramatic difference between these two states in obtaining the opinion of a qualified medical expert has made it much more difficult for those injured in the state of New Jersey by medical negligence.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
Steven G. Wigrizer
Around 70 percent of people currently turning 65 will require long-term care in their lifetime, and they will receive care for an average of three years.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
For success in any trial, jury selection and case framing are key.
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.
Jeffrey M. Kimmel
Where do the victims of these events turn? Make as many jokes as you’d like, but without lawyers, they’d be on their own. Medical malpractice insurance carriers, using their formidable assets and power, flex their muscles and bully their way through defending these inconvenient “events,” which may affect their bottom line.
When do you create a new service line?
Robert M. Marino
While they sound similar, misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis mean very different things in a medical malpractice case.
Stephen Cullen and Kelly Powers
There are three ways to get divorced—two of them should be avoided if possible—accepting, of course, that there are some spouses who insist on litigation and a trial.
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
Joanna Barsh, Lauren Brown, and Kayvan Kian
Burden, blessing, or both?
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.
The 2019 Canaidan "Law Firm of the Year" honoree for Competitions/Antitrust Law shares the keys to their success.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
Legalist launched a two-week campaign to help consumers sue Equifax—in small claims court.
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
Ryan B. Bormaster
You don't need to go to court to handle a civil suit. Find out your alternative options.
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.
Benjamin Slater III
What are the keys to success in the courtroom?
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.
LaBarron N. Boone
As vacationers take to the roads this summer, they may not realize the dangers those driving the big rigs next to them face.
Arguedas, Cassman, Headley & Goldman
Cris Arguedas on defending the accused.
Gregory Bubalo and Katherine A. Dunnington
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California will significantly impact the plaintiffs’ choices of forums for the filing of mass torts actions.
Benjamin Slater III
Taking a measured approach during expert witness depositions is sometimes the most challenging aspect.