General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for January 19 - 31, 2017

On the Move: New hires, promotions, recognitionChicago's Top 8 Litigation Boutique Law FirmsRM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against BT Group plcBig Law Business And Catalyst Hosting Complimentary Event On Managing Litigation Technology CostsLaw firm releases report noting trends in workplace class-action litigationRM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against PixarBio CorporationThe History And Evolution Of Litigation FinanceKylie Jenner Avoids Litigation, Following Copyright Infringement ThreatsImplementation of Litigation Holds for NonpartiesDoes litigation database belong to law firm or clients? Suit against ex-partners raises the issueDoes litigation database belong to law firm or clients? Suit against ex-partners raises the issue

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On the Move: New hires, promotions, recognition
Jackson Clarion LedgerJanuary 31, 2017

... The firm received Metropolitan Tier 2 ranking in these practice areas: Gulfport — Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Jackson — Construction Law, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, and Transportation Law; Tupelo (Oxford) — Corporate ...more »

Chicago's Top 8 Litigation Boutique Law Firms
JDJournal.comJanuary 31, 2017

Boutique law firms can give clients personalized attention and a specialty skill set; and nowadays, they also tend to offer better deals than BigLaw firms thanks to unique fee structures. To highlight some of the best law firms in Chicago, JD Journal ...more »

RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against BT Group plc
PR Newswire (press release)January 30, 2017

BERWYN, Pa., Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased BT Group plc ("BT ...more »

Big Law Business And Catalyst Hosting Complimentary Event On Managing Litigation Technology Costs
PR Newswire (press release)January 30, 2017

The event was developed to help corporate counsel explore how technology can help control rising litigation costs. General counsel and outside counsel will discuss best practices for managing litigation and how they work with law firms and technology ...more »

Law firm releases report noting trends in workplace class-action litigation
Cook County RecordJanuary 28, 2017

CHICAGO – While wage-and-hour litigation, and related regulatory actions were on the rise in 2016, the monetary value of top employment-related class action settlements were on the decline last year, among other trends identified in the latest ...more »

RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against PixarBio Corporation
PR Newswire (press release)January 28, 2017

BERWYN, Pa., Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased PixarBio Corporation ...more »

The History And Evolution Of Litigation Finance
Above the LawJanuary 27, 2017

The rise of litigation financing in the United Kingdom occurred around the same period as it did in Australia, but took a different path following the passage of two significant pieces of legislation. First, the Criminal Law Act of 1967 decriminalized ...more »

Kylie Jenner Avoids Litigation, Following Copyright Infringement Threats
The Fashion Law (blog)January 22, 2017

According to a November 2016 statement from Stephen McArthur of Los Angeles-based McArthur Law Firm, “Vlada Haggerty is known for pioneering the dripping lip art style. This is the second time that Kylie Cosmetics has taken images without any ...more »

Implementation of Litigation Holds for Nonparties
New York Law Journal (registration)January 21, 2017

District Judge Shira Scheindlin's 2003 Zubalake opinion noted that a party reasonably anticipating litigation must suspend its routine document retention/destruction policy, and put in place a "litigation hold" to ensure the preservation of relevant ...more »

Does litigation database belong to law firm or clients? Suit against ex-partners raises the issue
ABA JournalJanuary 19, 2017

A Boston law firm and six former partners are battling in court over rights to databases for the firm's asbestos and toxic tort cases. The Governo Law Firm and name partner David Governo contend in a lawsuit that the partners took proprietary databases ...more »

Does litigation database belong to law firm or clients? Suit against ex-partners raises the issue
ABA JournalJanuary 19, 2017

A Boston law firm and six former partners are battling in court over rights to databases for the firm's asbestos and toxic tort cases. The Governo Law Firm and name partner David Governo contend in a lawsuit that the partners took proprietary databases ...more »

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