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Collaborative Family Law Helps Take Litigation Out of Divorce
NJ SpotlightMay 2, 2014

And however else the experience transformed him, one change was completely unexpected: He became a champion of a practice generally known as collaborative family law, a procedure that requires parties to a divorce to negotiate face to face and in good ...more »

Securities Litigation Law Firms Look for Next Lawsuit Trends
PR Newswire (press release)May 6, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In their recent white paper, The Next Big Thing: Predicting the Changing Securities Litigation Landscape, Lockton's Mark Weintraub and Rodger Laurite assess the current state of securities litigation...more »

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Greg Coleman Law Reviews Impact of Boehringer Ingelheim's Attempt to Settle ...
BusbywayMay 31, 2014

Greg Coleman Law, a Tennessee defective drug litigation law firm, continues to express concerns about the proposed Pradaxa litigation settlement announced by Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH on May 28, 2014. The firm continues to review and investigate ...more »

Greg Coleman Law Reviews Impact of Boehringer Ingelheim's Attempt to Settle ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)May 31, 2014

Greg Coleman Law, a Tennessee defective drug litigation law firm, continues to express concerns about the proposed Pradaxa litigation settlement announced by Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH on May 28, 2014. The firm continues to review and investigate ...more »

Greg Coleman Law Reviews Impact of Boehringer Ingelheim's Attempt to Settle ...
PR Web (press release)May 31, 2014

Greg Coleman Law, a Tennessee defective drug litigation law firm, continues to express concerns about the proposed Pradaxa litigation settlement announced by Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH on May 28, 2014. The firm continues to review and investigate ...more »

In Patent Litigation, Study Says, Plus ça Change
Law.comMay 31, 2014

The finished product is Understanding the Realities of Modern Patent Litigation, which will be published in the Texas Law Review. Allison, Lemley and Schwartz found that patent-holders “lose nearly three-quarters of the time when the court definitely ...more »

Governor Signs Tennessee Employment Litigation Reform Bill
The National Law ReviewMay 30, 2014

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed into law a bill removing individual liability for employment discrimination under the Tennessee Human Rights Act from supervisors or employer agents, and capping discriminatees' “non-pecuniary” damages, ...more »

Proposals to Change Whistleblower Law Could Increase Litigation
The National Law ReviewMay 30, 2014

OSHA wants to provide better protection for workers who report safety concerns, urging changes in the OSH Act that may increase the amount of whistleblower litigation. Speaking at a Senate subcommittee hearing, OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels outlined ...more »

Federal Courts Undertake Choice Of Law Analyses
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)May 30, 2014

Under Fed. R. Evid. 501, federal courts sitting in diversity apply their host jurisdiction's choice of law principles in determining which state's privilege law applies. This contrasts with federal courts' application of (1) federal common law of ...more »

The death of ambush litigation
Law GazetteMay 30, 2014

These paragraphs may simply be overlooked by many practitioners, but at their peril, as they may alter the course of litigation forever if used properly. Those who do use these provisions correctly will reap the rewards. The first is paragraph 9.5(4)(b ...more »

Wisconsin: Judge seeks possible resolution of abortion law litigation
Pioneer PressMay 30, 2014

FILE - This April 19, 2010 file photo shows U.S. District Judge William Conley at the U.S. Courthouse in Madison, Wis. An unusual courtroom discussion between three doctors in a federal trial dealing with Wisconsin's requirement that abortion providers ...more »

ELP opens up in Chennai, with tax and litigation
Legally IndiaMay 29, 2014

3095370432_f913d15993_oEconomic Laws Practice (ELP) has opened up in Chennai, adding a sixth office to its national presence as was announced in August. The firm will start with focussing on its tax and litigation practice in Chennai. ELP Mumbai tax ...more »

Proposals to change whistleblower law could increase litigation
Lexology (registration)May 29, 2014

OSHA wants to provide better protection for workers who report safety concerns, urging changes in the OSH Act that may increase the amount of whistleblower litigation. Speaking at a Senate subcommittee hearing, OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels outlined ...more »

Dealpolitik: Shareholder Litigation Shows Its Cozy Colors
Wall Street Journal (blog)May 28, 2014

That set the stage for a Delaware Supreme Court decision earlier this month on the arcane issue of corporate by-laws. The case didn't have anything to do with M&A. The Supreme Court ruled that a corporation—in this case a non-profit corporation—can ...more »

Butler Rubin Recognized as Top Tier Firm in 2014 Chambers USA Law Firm ...
Business Wire (press release)May 28, 2014

Represents major industry clients across the country in broad range of disputes, including mortgage insurance litigation, managed care litigation and related commercial litigation. [The firm has] 'unmatched experience and value in the reinsurance ...more »

Houston Law Firm AZA Earns Top Commercial Litigation Rankings from ...
DigitalJournal.comMay 27, 2014

HOUSTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston-based law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, and three firm partners are top-rated in commercial litigation in the just-released 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America's ...more »

Houston Law Firm AZA Earns Top Commercial Litigation Rankings from ...
PR Newswire (press release)May 27, 2014

... The Houston-based law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, and three firm partners are top-rated in commercial litigation in the just-released 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.more »

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