General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for October 23 - 30, 2013

Noteworthy US Securities Law LitigationSenior judge anticipates public interest litigation precedentsClass Action Litigation Reform [VIDEO]Lawyers expect growth in litigation, commercial lawPERSONNEL FILE: Bell to speak at La. State Bar's complex litigation symposiumOn the Docket Pittsburgh: 10/28/13Tafakori Khan Law Provides Personal Injury Litigation in Toronto, CanadaLitigation-hit India Inc raises legal barIST professor examines challenges of cloud forensics in litigationLitigation Funding Veteran has a New Venture: Advising OthersSaudi Arabia Modernizes Arbitration LawsPeople notesCounty hires Albany law firm for jail litigation with villageTafakori Khan Law Provides Personal Injury Litigation in Toronto, CanadaOutback Steakhouse Faces Labor Litigation

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2013 Litigation Seminar
The National Law ReviewOctober 22, 2013

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Midsize law firms take a bigger piece of big-ticket litigation
InsideCounselOctober 22, 2013

In fact, over the past three years, midsize law firms with 201 to 500 lawyers have nearly doubled their share of big-ticket litigation. The figure has risen to 41 percent from 22 percent of the work that generates more than $1 million in legal bills ...more »

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Noteworthy US Securities Law Litigation
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)October 30, 2013

In July 2013, a federal appeals court ruled that, in order to qualify for protection from retaliation under Dodd-Frank's whistleblower-protection provisions, an individual must report the securities law violation to the SEC. The individual cannot ...more »

Senior judge anticipates public interest litigation precedents
Global TimesOctober 30, 2013

A judge with China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) said in Beijing Wednesday that courts will work with consumer rights organizations to feel their way through early cases of public interest litigation, after a newly revised law paved the way for such ...more »

Class Action Litigation Reform [VIDEO]
The National Law ReviewOctober 30, 2013

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Lawyers expect growth in litigation, commercial law
Dayton Business Journal (blog)October 30, 2013

... top seven legal firms focus on either commercial law, litigation, or both, so the expansion in those practice areas could lead to increased hiring by local firms. “Managing partners at many law firms are improving profitability by expanding teams ...more »

PERSONNEL FILE: Bell to speak at La. State Bar's complex litigation symposium
West Virginia RecordOctober 28, 2013

CHARLESTON — The Bell Law Firm announced that attorney Harry F. Bell, Jr., will speak at the 13th Annual Class Action/Complex Litigation Symposium hosted by the Louisiana State Bar on Nov. 22 in New Orleans. He joins a panel of knowledgeable ...more »

On the Docket Pittsburgh: 10/28/13
Pittsburgh Post GazetteOctober 28, 2013

Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP said the following attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014: Dennis St. J. Mulvihill, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, legal malpractice law (defendants) and personal injury ...more »

Tafakori Khan Law Provides Personal Injury Litigation in Toronto, Canada
Press Release Centre (press release)October 27, 2013

Tafakori Khan Law is a well-respected legal practice based in Toronto Canada that is now offering to manage personal injury claims after expanding their staffing levels. San Francisco, CA, United States of America – October 26, 2013 /MarketersMedia/ —.more »

Litigation-hit India Inc raises legal bar
Times of IndiaOctober 26, 2013

In the old days, in-house legal departments dealt with relatively low-value disputes and transactions -- and as liaison between top management and big lawyers and law firms on critical cases. Now, CEOs want accomplished lawyers by their side at all ...more »

IST professor examines challenges of cloud forensics in litigation
Penn State NewsOctober 25, 2013

... while the cloud offers information technology (IT) savings and offers numerous advantages to organizations and individuals, the increasing adoption of cloud services imposes vast new challenges to criminal law enforcement, regulatory enforcement...more »

Litigation Funding Veteran has a New Venture: Advising Others
Wall Street Journal (blog)October 25, 2013

The Law Blog covers the legal arena's hot cases, emerging trends and big personalities. It's brought to you by lead writer Jacob Gershman with contributions from across The Wall Street Journal's staff. Jacob comes here after more than half a decade ...more »

Saudi Arabia Modernizes Arbitration Laws
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)October 25, 2013

Even though the Model Law was designed with international commercial arbitration in mind, it provides a set of basic rules that can also be used in domestic commercial arbitration (i.e., business disputes where all aspects of the arbitration are within ...more »

People notes
Tampabay.comOctober 25, 2013

Tampa attorneys: Thomas D. Aitken, trusts and estates; J. Alan Asendorf, real estate law; Paul D. Bain, eminent domain and condemnation law; Marvin E. Barkin, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, banking and finance, real estate and ...more »

County hires Albany law firm for jail litigation with village
Herkimer Evening TelegramOctober 24, 2013

County hires Albany law firm for jail litigation with village. email · print. By DONNA THOMPSON Times Trends Editor. The Telegram. By DONNA THOMPSON Times Trends Editor. Posted Oct. 24, 2013 @ 4:02 pm. By DONNA THOMPSON Times Trends Editormore »

Tafakori Khan Law Provides Personal Injury Litigation in Toronto, Canada
SBWire (press release)October 24, 2013

San Francisco, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/24/2013 -- Personal injury lawyers provide an essential service to the community by protecting individuals who have fallen victim to negligence and reckless disregard on the part of corporations, councils and others ...more »

Outback Steakhouse Faces Labor Litigation
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)October 23, 2013

The press release news website, prnewswire.com, posted a story Oct. 7, 2013, under the headline, “Outback Steakhouse Faces Federal Wage-And-Hour Lawsuit Alleging Failure To Pay Employees, According To WRSS&R.” It seems there has been a class ...more »

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