Litigation News and Stories
STERIS Corporation Announces Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Results
ReutersFebruary 7, 2012
During the third quarter of fiscal 2011 the Company recorded a pre-tax charge of $19.8 million ($13.1 million or $0.22 per diluted share after tax) for the settlement of the SYSTEM 1 R class action litigation. In addition, fiscal 2011 third quarter net ...more »
Law Firm Must Use Disclaimer to Escape Client's Debt to Litigation-Services ...
Bloomberg BNAFebruary 1, 2012
By Joan C. Rogers A law firm is liable for payment of its clients' debts to litigation-services providers unless it disclaims this responsibility when it contracts with the provider on the client's behalf, the Nebraska Supreme Court made clear Jan.more »
What Smart Business Owners Will Do in 2012: Prepare for the Worst as the ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 6, 2012
Business leaders also need to be aware of hidden risks -- the stresses that can emerge during a prolonged downturn, leading to an upsurge in fraud and litigation along with competitive challenges over mergers and intellectual property.more »
What's So Bad About Carlyle's Ban Against Class Actions?
Corporate CounselFebruary 2, 2012
The business world is buzzing about Facebook's $5 billion initial public offering, which became official on Wednesday with the company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors big and small are clamoring for a piece of the social ...more »
Courting arbitration: specialised chamber decides first arbitration cases
International Law OfficeFebruary 2, 2012
Arbitration would have never become a viable mechanism for resolution of commercial disputes were it not for the decisive role played by the Brazilian courts. Starting with the Supreme Court's 2001 landmark ruling on the Arbitration Law's ...more »