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.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Morgan Chu & Rebecca Carson
In every court proceeding, patent litigation included, there will be a winner and a loser. Everyone wants to win, but half lose. Why?
Litigation - Labor and Employment Denver, CO
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.
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.
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.
Bradley A. Klein, Gretchen M. Wolf, Peter Y. Cheun, and Mayra C. Suárez
The Department of Justice, in pursuit of companies whose transgressions cross borders, increasingly credits other countries’ fines to avoid “piling on.”
Chad Cooper & Steven Kaufman
Winning a legal battle often boils down to finding and targeting the weakest part of an opponent’s case. Four recent real estate disputes in northeast Ohio are good examples.
Robert A. Clifford
So-called dark money in judicial elections threatens to undermine public confidence in the courts. What can the legal profession do to combat it?
Benedict P. Morelli
Avoid the insurance companies
Who is responsible for gig economy car accidents?
Antonio M. Romanucci
The Warning Signs and Legal Remedies of Mass Shootings
Annesley H. DeGaris
China Plays by Its Rules
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.
Miguel de Almada and Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira from the Portuguese firm discuss their 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Litigation and Arbitration.
Ryan B. Bormaster
You don't need to go to court to handle a civil suit. Find out your alternative options.
Looking to make a difference as a practitioner of environmental law? These seven pointers will help bolster your green bona fides.
Ajamie attorney Courtney D. Scobie discusses her practice.
Legalist launched a two-week campaign to help consumers sue Equifax—in small claims court.
Benjamin H. Whitley
None of these cases were class actions. In fact, they are known in the legal world as mass torts.
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.
Benjamin Slater III
What are the keys to success in the courtroom?
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.
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.
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.
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.