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.
Steven R. Jaffe
The Senate mulls sweeping changes proposed in the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
Kraig J. Marton
Arbitration might seem like an appealing alternative, but it could cost you time and money.
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).
This week in news from our listed attorneys, millions are set aside in a fund for Native American farmers after a winnning class action suit.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Nonnie L. Shivers
Top employment cases of 2017 with a look at 2018.
Patrick J. Perotti
In the world of class actions, one well-executed idea can make an entire career.
Roberto Guerrero V. and Tomás Kubick
A significant change in law and practice.
Ann E. Evanko and Katherine L. Wood
Can social change be sped up via legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Aaron C. Hall
The White House insists that any new law giving Dreamers a permanent place in the United States also stop what it refers to as the chain migration problem.
Bobby Guy & Brook Bailey
The future of Obamacare is unclear, and what U.S. health care will look like when the political fuss is over is an inquiry punctuated by a very large question mark.
Trademark clearance for craft breweries.
Gary L. Sasso
Diane M. Saunders
The public-facing nature of their businesses also has an enormous impact on employment issues within retail establishments.
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.
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
Charles R. Lipcon
However, despite the emphasis on a family-friendly environment, one major issue has historically dominated the discussion of cruise ship safety: the presence (or lack thereof) of lifeguards on cruise ships.
Sean M. Cleary
Cases brought against the manufacturer of goods, following an injury caused by an inherent defect within the good, are not based on a theory of negligence, but on a theory of products liability.
What’s likely to happen within immigration 2018 under the Trump presidency?
Potential risks and legal considerations.
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.
Christina Peer & Peter Zawadski
A recent ruling offers gives the answer to a question confusing parents and administrators alike.