General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for September 29 - 30, 2011

U.S. Government Appeals Health Care Law Litigation to Supreme CourtThe Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP Announce Investigation of ...The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP Announce Investigation of ...Institute revokes offer to locate con law center at NC school after faculty ...Righthaven Runs Into Legal WallKlemchuk Kubasta LLP Named Best Places to Work by Dallas Business JournalElvis died the king of litigationLaw bodies worried about SwazilandMING ZHONG LIN v. HOLDERNine Accident Attorneys from Michigan Auto Law Are Named Michigan Super ...Bubalo Rotman Names New PartnerNew Smyrna hospital to pay nearly $1 million in legal fees for Sunshine Law caseAppeals court dismisses 'Don't Ask' litigation as mootCatholic Church Risk-Management Efforts Reducing Abuse, ClaimsPERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly lawyers, practices recognized by Best Lawyers

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Litigation Firms Planning to Merge
Wall Street JournalSeptember 1, 2011

"In the US, litigation is by far the dominant source of spending on legal services," he said. Overall, he said, "there is more interest now [among firms] in merging than at any time in the past 10 to 20 years." There were 28 mergers among law firms in ...more »

Former Redskins General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer David Donovan ...
MarketWatch (press release)September 6, 2011

The firm represents clients in complex civil and criminal litigation, corporate investigations and international arbitrations. Its lawyers receive national and international recognition as top-rated practitioners. The inaugural 2010 Best Law Firm ...more »

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U.S. Government Appeals Health Care Law Litigation to Supreme Court
HelpingYouCare™September 30, 2011

The 26 States led by Republican officials who are plaintiffs in the 11th Circuit litigation challenging the health reform law, as well as three other plaintiffs (the National Federation of Independent Business and two individuals) also petitioned the ...more »

The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP Announce Investigation of ...
Insurance News Net (press release)September 30, 2011

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full service business litigation and shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional matters. Powers Taylor, LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that ...more »

The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP Announce Investigation of ...
MarketWatch (press release)September 30, 2011

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full service business litigation and shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional matters. Powers Taylor, LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that ...more »

Institute revokes offer to locate con law center at NC school after faculty ...
The National Law JournalSeptember 30, 2011

The center was first proposed last spring by the NC Institute for Constitutional Law, a nonprofit that bills itself as a nonpartisan organization dedicated to education about the constitution and litigation. But some law faculty members and alumni ...more »

Righthaven Runs Into Legal Wall
Wall Street Journal (blog)September 30, 2011

Las Vegas litigation firm Righthaven has made a name for itself as aggressive enforcer of copyrights. Righthaven has kicked up a storm, filing about 200 infringement suits, but it encountered legal turbulence this week, the Denver Post ...more »

Klemchuk Kubasta LLP Named Best Places to Work by Dallas Business Journal
DigitalJournal.com (press release)September 30, 2011

The firm also provides legal services relating to domain names, e-commerce, privacy policies, Internet law, commercial litigation, and business litigation. Located in Dallas, Texas, Klemchuk Kubasta LLP supports a diverse client base that ranges from ...more »

Elvis died the king of litigation
Herald SunSeptember 30, 2011

Those cases are now helping others study law, with Legal Aid in East Tennessee sponsoring a continuing education session in cases dealing with the late singer's legal legacy. Lawyers attending will get three hours towards a required 15 hours of ...more »

Law bodies worried about Swaziland
News24September 30, 2011

... Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA), and the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) on Friday. "These actions speak to clear contempt for the rule of law and further debasement of Swaziland's system of governance," they said. ...more »

MING ZHONG LIN v. HOLDER
Leagle.comSeptember 30, 2011

Briana F. Isiminger, LAW OFFICES OF YU & ASSOCIATES, PLLC, New York, New York, for Petitioner. Tony West, Assistant United States Attorney, John S. Hogan, Senior Litigation Counsel, Robbin K. Blaya, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ...more »

Nine Accident Attorneys from Michigan Auto Law Are Named Michigan Super ...
PR Web (press release)September 30, 2011

These lawyers are honored for excellence in personal injury law — on behalf of car accident victims. This is a great honor for our auto accident attorneys. I'm not aware of a single firm in Michigan where every partner is a Super Lawyer and where 9 ...more »

Bubalo Rotman Names New Partner
PR Web (press release)September 30, 2011

Paula Bliss has been named a partner in the law firm Bubalo Rotman PLC. She is based in the Boston office but handles injury litigation throughout the US She is currently working on cases involving hormone replacement therapy and its role in causing ...more »

New Smyrna hospital to pay nearly $1 million in legal fees for Sunshine Law case
Daytona Beach News-JournalSeptember 30, 2011

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Litigation involving what some have called the biggest Sunshine Law violation in Florida came to an end Thursday night as Bert Fish Medical Center board members approved a settlement to pay the lawyers ...more »

Appeals court dismisses 'Don't Ask' litigation as moot
Washington BladeSeptember 29, 2011

Even though “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” has been lifted, plaintiffs continued with the litigation on the basis that a ruling that the ban was unconstitutional would prohibit future reinstatement of the law. Republican presidential candidates Michele ...more »

Catholic Church Risk-Management Efforts Reducing Abuse, Claims
PropertyCasualty360September 29, 2011

This orientation is sharply different from that of lawyers, he adds, whose job is to manage litigation and try to avoid it. When dealing with crimes against minors, “bishops often have relied on attorneys to help them manage risk—and attorneys build ...more »

PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly lawyers, practices recognized by Best Lawyers
West Virginia RecordSeptember 29, 2011

Nationwide, Jackson Kelly was top-listed in workers' compensation law. In addition, Jackson Kelly was the only firm in West Virginia top-listed in administrative/regulatory law, criminal defense: white-collar, environmental law, information technology ...more »

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