General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for May 30 - 31, 2013

Top 25 Litigation Support Accounting Firms - slideshowA new weapon in the war against frivolous patent litigation?Job Announcement: Practical Law Seeks Patent Litigation EditorSebok on Litigation Financing and InsuranceLessons in litigation – NHSLA's legal chief Catherine Dixon on learning from ...The Sprint Re: Pending Litigation in TexasNew WV Law Regarding Payment of Attorney's Fees in Workers' Comp LitigationNV Energy Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP ...NV Energy Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP ...NV ENERGY, INC. : NV Energy Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers ...Dallas' Spencer Law PC Adds Brendan Patrick Harvell, Boosts Expertise in ...Dallas' Spencer Law P.C. Adds Brendan Patrick Harvell, Boosts Expertise in ...Reactions to Dukes: litigation strategy & legal changeChairman Lawrence A. Sucharow Elected Vice Chair of International Financial ...Gunnercooke recruits four new partners

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Home >&nbspOpinion: Litigation As A Substitute For Violence?
Connecticut Law TribuneMay 4, 2013

It has been suggested that litigation is a substitute for violence. Stated another way, but for the availability of an adversarial forum in which to address grievances, injured parties, damaged parties, aggrieved parties might otherwise resort to violence.more »

Facebook Settles Litigation Over “Timelines” Trademark
Marketing LandMay 3, 2013

computer-internet-legal-law-featured Facebook has settled its trademark-infringement litigation over the term Timeline. This was first reported by InsideFacebook based on an SEC filing: We are also party to various legal proceedings and claims which ...more »

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Top 25 Litigation Support Accounting Firms - slideshow
South Florida Business Journal (blog)May 31, 2013

A Miami firm ranked first on the South Florida Business Journal's list of top litigation support accounting firms in the Book of Law. The firm earned the top spot based on its 30 South Florida litigation support CPAs. To see who topped the list, click ...more »

A new weapon in the war against frivolous patent litigation?
Lexology (registration)May 31, 2013

On May 22, 2013, Vermont became the first state in the US to pass legislation specifically directed towards curbing the abuse of frivolous patent enforcement actions. The new law, "Bad Faith Assertions of Patent Infringement" (H.299 §§ 4195-4199 ...more »

Job Announcement: Practical Law Seeks Patent Litigation Editor
IPWatchdog.comMay 31, 2013

Minimum of six years' experience working as a patent litigator in a law firm, with expertise in patent and other intellectual property law and practice. Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services. A good ...more »

Sebok on Litigation Financing and Insurance
Law Professor Blogs Network (blog)May 31, 2013

Investment in litigation, sometimes known as litigation finance, is becoming increasingly accepted around the world. Once disfavored by the common law, it is now embraced in England and Australia, as well as in many civil law nations. In the United ...more »

Lessons in litigation – NHSLA's legal chief Catherine Dixon on learning from ...
Legal WeekMay 31, 2013

As chief executive of the NHS Litigation Authority, Catherine Dixon spends £75m a year on lawyers and pays out more than £1bn in compensation. Far from looking to haggle down claims, Dixon says the role is about learning from the mistakes of the past.more »

The Sprint Re: Pending Litigation in Texas
The National Law ReviewMay 31, 2013

... Business of Law: |: Election · Construction & Real Estate: |: Environmental & Energy: |: Family, Estates & Trusts: |: Financial, Securities & Banking · Health Care Law: |: Immigration: |: IP Law: |: Insurance: |: Labor & Employment: |: Litigation...more »

New WV Law Regarding Payment of Attorney's Fees in Workers' Comp Litigation
WorkersCompensation.com (press release) (blog)May 30, 2013

New WV Law Regarding Payment of Attorney's Fees in Workers' Comp Litigation. By National Workers Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN) 5 hours 19 minutes ago. Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font. New WV Law Regarding Payment of Attorney's ...more »

NV Energy Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP ...
DailyFinanceMay 30, 2013

Powers Taylor, LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that handles a variety of complex business litigation matters, including claims of investor and stockholder fraud, shareholder oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and security class actions ...more »

NV Energy Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor, LLP ...
Fort Mills TimesMay 30, 2013

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP are investigating the sale of NV Energy, Inc. (“NVE”) (NYSE: NVE) to MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., a subsidiary ...more »

NV ENERGY, INC. : NV Energy Shareholder Alert: Briscoe Law Firm and Powers ...
4-traders (press release)May 30, 2013

Powers Taylor, LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that handles a variety of complex business litigation matters, including claims of investor and stockholder fraud, shareholder oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and security class actions ...more »

Dallas' Spencer Law PC Adds Brendan Patrick Harvell, Boosts Expertise in ...
Wall Street Journal (press release)May 30, 2013

Dallas-based Spencer Law, P.C., delivers high-quality, personal service for clients in estate administration and litigation matters, trust contests, guardianship contests, fiduciary matters and the defense of wills and trusts. Spencer Law attorneys ...more »

Dallas' Spencer Law P.C. Adds Brendan Patrick Harvell, Boosts Expertise in ...
PR Newswire (press release)May 30, 2013

Dallas-based Spencer Law, P.C., delivers high-quality, personal service for clients in estate administration and litigation matters, trust contests, guardianship contests, fiduciary matters and the defense of wills and trusts. Spencer Law attorneys ...more »

Reactions to Dukes: litigation strategy & legal change
Lexology (registration)May 30, 2013

Longtime readers may remember that last February I had the pleasure of participating in the DePaul Law Review's symposium on Class Action Rollback. The article from that symposium will be appearing shortly in the DePaul Law Review, and a very late ...more »

Chairman Lawrence A. Sucharow Elected Vice Chair of International Financial ...
PR Newswire (press release)May 30, 2013

NEW YORK, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Labaton Sucharow LLP announced today that Chairman Lawrence A. Sucharow was elected Vice Chair of the International Financial Litigation Network, a recently launched group chaired by Javier Cremades of Cremades ...more »

Gunnercooke recruits four new partners
Manchester Evening NewsMay 30, 2013

Fast-growing corporate law firm gunnercooke has lured four new partners to its litigation team. David Joseph, current vice-president of the Manchester Law Society, joins along with Mike Kenyon, Mark Whittell and Sarah Sharpe. The recruitment of the ...more »

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