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.
Clifford J. Zatz and Josh Thomas Foust
The decision “may make it impossible to bring certain mass actions at all.”
Victims of accidents in California can receive damages for their injury, whether that be physical, emotional, or financial.
Morrison & Foerster
Jury trial won for the University of California Davis in—yes—a strawberry patent infringement case.
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, multiple plaintiffs sued Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMS) in a California state court to recover damages allegedly caused by their use of BMS’ anti-clotting drug, Plavix.
Lawsuits about a blood-thinning drug that prevents platelets from clumping together now prevents plaintiffs from joining together to bring state law claims against a corporation when not every plaintiff was harmed in that state.
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.
Understanding custody issues in California courts.
"Profit with a purpose."
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
“If this is the law, nobody is safe.”
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Sharon P. Stiller, Rachel Demarest Gold, & Stephanie Nott
How empire state businesses are preparing to implement the country's most progressive paid-leave program.
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).
Bradley L. Ortman
Last month, the DHS implemented a new rule to systematize its efforts to monitor social media use of intending immigrants and travelers to the United States.
Stephen J. Cullen
After several years of negotiations, the treaty—the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction—came into existence.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Legalist launched a two-week campaign to help consumers sue Equifax—in small claims court.
Frederic M. Wilf
Cloud computing continues to be a powerful and cost-effective means to build a business with international reach.
Jim Steinberg and Lance McCord
Unlike most traditionally licensed software, cloud solutions also put the customer at risk by transmitting, storing, and processing the customer’s data outside of the customer’s networks.
Ryan Robichaux and David Stewart
Why you need a political law compliance program.
Sarah E. Coyne
The physician's opioid prescribing dilemma.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
When courts make determinations about child custody they will make the decision based on what they believe is in the best interest of the child.
M. Thomas Arceneaux
A return to the lender liability days?
Sean M. Cleary
The Purpose of Mediation in a Personal Injury Case