Title Litigation. Legal news and articles for February 20 - 21, 2012

Insight - Laws leave cruise-ship victims at seaCourt action could prolong health care fightKing & Spalding Expands Litigation Practice With Additions Of David Balser And ...Court action could prolong health care fightLaw against bogus cheque being misused, says CJPLaw professor's death probed as possible suicideItkowitz & Harwood Strengthens eDiscovery Services with iCONECTAbortion Law Sparks Anger, ResignationAlimony Laws Changing AgainAlimony Laws Changing AgainGay Marriage? Ruling May Hinge on How It's AskedThe Global Patent Wars: why do the billion dollar legal battles of Apple ...Georgia Super Lawyers Honors three Stites & Harbison AttorneysAt the Watercooler ... Kalamazoo people are talkingItkowitz & Harwood Strengthens eDiscovery Services with iCONECT

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Law Firm Must Use Disclaimer to Escape Client's Debt to Litigation-Services ...
Bloomberg BNAFebruary 1, 2012

By Joan C. Rogers A law firm is liable for payment of its clients' debts to litigation-services providers unless it disclaims this responsibility when it contracts with the provider on the client's behalf, the Nebraska Supreme Court made clear Jan.more »

The Litigation Process - Luvera Law Firm
JD Supra (press release)February 2, 2012

Here is a very basic overview of some of the parts of the litigation process. Luvera Law Firm 701 5th Ave Suite 6700 The Litigation Process In the most simple form, damage claims follow a specific pattern, from when an attorney agrees to represent a ...more »

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Insight - Laws leave cruise-ship victims at sea
Reuters UKFebruary 21, 2012

Thomas Dickerson, a New York state judge who has written extensively on travel law, says the legal hurdles resulting from the industry's victories over the years give operators the upper hand in litigation and make the business highly profitable.more »

Court action could prolong health care fight
Tucson CitizenFebruary 21, 2012

20, 2012, under USA Today News Next month's challenge to the Obama-sponsored health care law could affect the care available to most Americans, alter the balance of power between Washington and the states and remain a flash point through this ...more »

King & Spalding Expands Litigation Practice With Additions Of David Balser And ...
Metropolitan Corporate CounselFebruary 21, 2012

Mr. Slovensky focuses on class action defense, law firm defense and general commercial litigation. Earlier in his career, he spent five years with EarthLink, Inc., where he managed all of the company's litigation. Three King & Spalding partners have ...more »

Court action could prolong health care fight
USA TODAYFebruary 21, 2012

On the first day of their historic session March 26-28, the justices will consider that policy and address whether people who challenge the insurance requirement must first pay the disputed tax and seek a refund before bringing a lawsuit.more »

Law against bogus cheque being misused, says CJP
The News InternationalFebruary 21, 2012

By Our Correspondent Chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Monday remarked that the law (489-F of PPC) against issuance of bogus cheques was being misused and regretted that people were taking shortcuts by converting civil litigation...more »

Law professor's death probed as possible suicide
Los Angeles TimesFebruary 20, 2012

But an autopsy is still pending and "our investigations are not complete yet," Aikin said. An official cause of death has not been determined, authorities said. According to details released by the coroner's office, Darmer fell from a parking garage in ...more »

Itkowitz & Harwood Strengthens eDiscovery Services with iCONECT
Albany Times UnionFebruary 20, 2012

Able to be deployed in-house or hosted, it is trusted by AmLaw 100 law firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, and legal service providers for document review, mergers and acquisitions and multilingual, multi-party international cases.more »

Abortion Law Sparks Anger, Resignation
MyFox HoustonFebruary 20, 2012

Among other things, the law requires that women seeking abortions hear their doctors describe the fetus' development during a sonogram and then wait 24 hours before undergoing the procedure. The law has sparked a wave of litigation amid a debate on ...more »

Alimony Laws Changing Again
Patch.comFebruary 20, 2012

Florida's alimony laws (also called spousal support) are evolving at a very rapid pace. There are currently two bills pending before the Florida Legislature that will once again change how a court awards alimony, the amount awarded, and the duration of ...more »

Alimony Laws Changing Again
Patch.comFebruary 20, 2012

By Jeremy T. Simons, Esq. Florida's alimony laws (also called spousal support) are evolving at a very rapid pace. There are currently two bills pending before the Florida Legislature that will once again change how a court awards alimony, ...more »

Gay Marriage? Ruling May Hinge on How It's Asked
New York TimesFebruary 20, 2012

Mr. Olson and Mr. Boies had urged the appeals court to find that the federal Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry — a rationale that would apply in all 50 states. Judge Stephen Reinhardt, who may be the most liberal member of ...more »

The Global Patent Wars: why do the billion dollar legal battles of Apple ...
Toronto StarFebruary 20, 2012

This has lead to an increase in what intellectual property analyst Florian Mueller terms “copytition,” sparking a greater need to protect a company's signature innovations. “Patents are the new currency,” he says. They are the most valued asset of a ...more »

Georgia Super Lawyers Honors three Stites & Harbison Attorneys
Citybizlist (press release)February 20, 2012

... credit unions and financial institutions; commercial real property financing; real property sales and transfers; commercial real estate litigation; creditor's rights; foreclosure; confirmation actions; and landlord and tenant law.more »

At the Watercooler ... Kalamazoo people are talking
Michigan Business Review - MLive.comFebruary 20, 2012

The business may be contacted at intrepidpg.com or 269-388-9105. - Pamela C. Enslen, a principal in the Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids offices of the Miller Canfield law firm, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of trustees of the Michigan ...more »

Itkowitz & Harwood Strengthens eDiscovery Services with iCONECT
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 20, 2012

iCONECT Development, LLC, a world leader in litigation support and eDiscovery software, announces today that Itkowitz & Harwood has selected iCONECT's review platform, citing their need for a robust software platform to stay competitive in the ...more »

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