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Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Nov 21

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING
    Sending you warm wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving for you and your family.Thank you for reading and supporting Tort Talk.With gratitude, Dan Cummin
  • Nov 20

    Split in Authority on Post-Koken Bifurcation of Trial Issue

    Split in Authority on Post-Koken Bifurcation of Trial Issue
    In the Blair County Court of Common Pleas case of Swan v. Moorefield, No. 2014 GN 2606 (C.P. Blair Co. Sept. 9, 2017 Kagarise, J.), the court denied a UIM carrier’s Motion to Sever and Stay Bad Faith Claims in a post-Koken…
  • Nov 16

    Judge Caputo of Federal Middle District Court Denies Motion to Sever and Stay Post-Koken Bad Faith Claim

    Judge Caputo of Federal Middle District Court Denies Motion to Sever and Stay Post-Koken Bad Faith Claim
    In his recent decision in the case of Mulgrew v. GEICO, No. 3:16-cv-02217 (M.D. Pa. Oct. 11, 2017 Caputo, J.), the court denied a Defendant’s Motion to Sever and Stay the Plaintiff’s bad faith claim in a underinsured motorist…
Rank this Week: 200

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 25

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    SLAPP happy!

    SLAPP happy!
    Yes, there's a band called Slapp Happy!Today might be a special day for another reason: The number of anti-SLAPP decisions issued today seems remarkable! There's one here, here, here, here, here, and a 54-page published one here!
  • Nov 21

    This week's Wednesday Conference is today (Tuesday)

    This week's Wednesday Conference is today (Tuesday)
    Today is a special day! The Cal Supreme Court's "Wednesday Conference," naturally held on Wednesdays, is being held today, Tuesday, presumably to get a head start on the Thanksgiving holiday. The 2017 calendar shows that this is the only…
  • Nov 20

    DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, Las Vegas, March 2018

    DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, Las Vegas, March 2018
    DRI's Appellate Advocacy Seminar will be March 14-15 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Details here:At the DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, experienced appellate practitioners, in-house counsel, and occasional appellate advocates alike will…
Rank this Week: 560

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. Department of Homeland Security 17-618 Issues: (1) Whether, under the Equal Access to Justice Act, prevailing party status on appeal is separate and distinct…
  • Nov 21

    Argument preview: Plain talk about Dodd-Frank whistleblowing

    Argument preview: Plain talk about Dodd-Frank whistleblowing
    Thar she blows In 2010, Congress was all about reforesting the new wasteland of American finance created by the 2008 financial crisis; the result was the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which transformed the banking…
  • Nov 21

    Event announcement: Media briefing on Christie v. NCAA

    Event announcement: Media briefing on Christie v. NCAA
    On December 1 at 12 p.m., Becker & Poliakoff and Spectrum Gaming Group will host a media briefing on Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, a constitutional challenge to the federal ban on sports betting. Speakers include,…
Rank this Week: 9

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 3470

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    How to Avoid Package Theft | Consequences of Stealing Package

    How to Avoid Package Theft | Consequences of Stealing Package
    Swiping packages off porches or doorsteps is a common crime of opportunity, especially during the holidays. For some, the lure of unattended Christmas loot is just too great. An article published this week by USA Today reports one in two…
  • Nov 8

    Texas Crime Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Criminal Laws in Texas?

    Texas Crime Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Criminal Laws in Texas?
                  Quiz Maker – powered by Riddle The post Texas Crime Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Criminal Laws in Texas? appeared first on Varghese Summersett PLLC | Fort Worth Criminal Defense…
  • Oct 27

    Is CBD Oil Legal in Texas? | CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texa

    Is CBD Oil Legal in Texas? | CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texa
    CBD Oil Prescriptions in Texas CBD Oil is legal by prescription in Texas to treat seizures caused by intractable epilepsy. CBD Oil is not legal recreationally, for pain relief, anxiety, depression or other any other purpose. Although CBD Oils…
Rank this Week: 2655

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 1870

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Nov 21

    Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (50%) at the University of Bonn, Germany

    Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (50%) at the University of Bonn, Germany
    Professor Dr. Nina Dethloff, Institute for German, European and International Family Law, University of Bonn, Germany, is looking for a research assistant (WissMit) on a part-time basis (50%) as of 1 January 2018 or later. The candidate…
  • Nov 17

    Deference to Foreign Sovereign Submission

    Deference to Foreign Sovereign Submission
    As previously reported here, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision in 2016 reversing a $147.8 million price-fixing judgment against two Chinese manufacturers of Vitamin C. The plaintiffs alleged that the…
  • Nov 16

    Jurisdiction, Conflict of Laws and Data Protection in Cyberspace

    Jurisdiction, Conflict of Laws and Data Protection in Cyberspace
    (Report on the Conference held in Luxembourg on 12 October 2017, by Martina Mantovani, Research Fellow MPI Luxembourg) On 12 October 2017, the Brussels Privacy Hub (BPH) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Department of European…
Rank this Week: 31

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Forensic Psychiatrist Expert Witness Allowed

    Forensic Psychiatrist Expert Witness Allowed
    Plaintiff’s decedent filed this civil case against the defendant after plaintiff was found dead in his cell.  The plaintiff hired a forensic psychiatrist expert witness to provide testimony.  The defendant filed a motion…
  • Nov 8

    Admiralty & Maritime Expert Witness Allowed in Part

    Admiralty & Maritime Expert Witness Allowed in Part
    Plaintiffs sued defendant, stating that they should bear the costs of two accidents that occurred when a barge struck to bridges on the Mississippi River.  The defendants hired an admiralty & maritime expert witness to assist in…
  • Nov 6

    Human Factors Engineering Expert Witness Not Allowed

    Human Factors Engineering Expert Witness Not Allowed
    Plaintiff tripped over the lower part of a cart while shopping at defendant’s store.  Plaintiff hired a human factors engineering expert witness to help prove her case.  Defendant filed a motion to exclude this expert…
Rank this Week: 350

Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

Covers trial presentation theory, trial graphics designs, trial technician recommendations and jury research methodologies. By A2L Consulting.

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    12 Tips to Hire the Right Trial Technician for Your Trial

    12 Tips to Hire the Right Trial Technician for Your Trial
    The trial technician, sometimes called the hot-seater, is the person who runs the courtroom technology so that a trial team does not have to do so. A trial tech typically uses programs like Trial Director to manage thousands of exhibits and…
  • Nov 16

    What Trial Lawyers Can Learn From Russian Facebook Ad

    What Trial Lawyers Can Learn From Russian Facebook Ad
    It turns out that a large number of Russian ads on Facebook that viewers did not know were Russian ads influenced the way people thought about various issues last year. They may have even influenced the 2016 presidential election to some…
  • Nov 8

    7 Times When Litigation Graphics Hurt You

    7 Times When Litigation Graphics Hurt You
    We don't have a Hippocratic oath (i.e. do no harm) in the legal field, but when it comes to using litigation graphics at trial, maybe we should. You see there are some times when using litigation graphics does real damage to your…
Rank this Week: 3629

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    November 2017 Website Newsletter

    November 2017 Website Newsletter
    The Benchmark Litigation 2018 Guide once again ranked Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing P.L.L. as one of Ohio’s preeminent litigation firms, naming it one of only eleven firms statewide to receive Benchmark’s “highly…
  • Nov 20

    Do Employers Have a Duty To Protect Their Employees’ Personal Information From Data Breaches?

    Do Employers Have a Duty To Protect Their Employees’ Personal Information From Data Breaches?
    According to the federal court in the Southern District of New York, the answer is a resounding yes.  In a putative class action filed on behalf of Transperfect employees whose personal information was disclosed as a result of a…
  • Nov 17

    Faruki+ Welcomes New Attorney

    Faruki+ Welcomes New Attorney
    Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL is pleased to welcome Melissa Schuett as its newest attorney.  Prior to joining the firm, Melissa served as the Staff Attorney to Judge Patrick DeWine in the First District Court of…
Rank this Week: 3797

Class Action Blog

Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation in the Southeast and class action arbitrations nationally. By Carlton Fields.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Nov 21

    Fall Data Breach Roundup and 2018 Preview: Supreme Court, OPM, Equifax and More!

    Fall Data Breach Roundup and 2018 Preview: Supreme Court, OPM, Equifax and More!
    As 2017 draws to a close, data breach class actions abound, while questions regarding what suffices for Article III standing in these cases remain—with litigants hoping the Supreme Court will soon weigh in. Earlier this year, as…
  • Nov 15

    Sixth Circuit Litigants Beware: Exiting the American Pipe Highway Can Forfeit Your Toll

    Sixth Circuit Litigants Beware: Exiting the American Pipe Highway Can Forfeit Your Toll
    Classified contributors have blogged numerous times (including several times this year) on opinions that tested the boundaries of American Pipe tolling, including those that addressed whether the doctrine applies to claims barred by an…
  • Nov 10

    401K Not OK: ERISA Class Certified Under Rule 23(b)(1)(B)

    401K Not OK: ERISA Class Certified Under Rule 23(b)(1)(B)
    A New York district court granted certification in an ERISA class action brought by employees of Deutsche Bank alleging the individual fiduciaries of the company’s retirement plan engaged in self-dealing and mismanagement of its 401K…
Rank this Week: 4235

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Nov 21

    eSports: new kid on the block, new opportunities in M&A

    eSports: new kid on the block, new opportunities in M&A
    Like most people, you may not have been aware that one of the most anticipated and biggest eSports tournament, the League of Legends World Championship Finals (LoL Finals) happened just this past weekend. In comparison to its inception in…
  • Nov 16

    The interesting thing about M&A is…

    The interesting thing about M&A is…
    Many predicted that 2017 would be another record year for Canadian mergers and acquisitions (M&A). There are also currently some predictions that interest rates will continue to rise despite the recent announcement of a contraction in the…
  • Nov 15

    A look at the venture capital landscape in Canada

    A look at the venture capital landscape in Canada
    PwC has recently released the 2017 MoneyTree Canada report  for Q3 2017 (the Report), which provides insight into the landscape for equity financings in emerging venture capital (VC) backed companies headquartered in Canada.  While…
Rank this Week: 2069

Special Situations Law

Special Situations Law

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Covers shareholder activist and defence mandates, as well as complex reorganization transactions.

http://www.specialsituationslaw.com/
  • Nov 21

    Management diversity: will targets and quotas improve gender diversity?

    Management diversity: will targets and quotas improve gender diversity?
    On October 5, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released Staff Notice 58-309 (Staff Notice) reporting findings of a review carried out by various Canadian securities regulators of disclosure regarding women on boards and in…
  • Nov 13

    Proxy access: wrong for Canadian companies, wrong for Canada

    Proxy access: wrong for Canadian companies, wrong for Canada
    In our latest memo, members of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Canadian Special Situations team weigh in on proxy access. The memo is written by Walied Soliman and Orestes Pasparakis, Partners and Co-Chairs of our Canadian Special Situations…
  • Nov 6

    Environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices are paving their way into the mainstream

    Environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices are paving their way into the mainstream
    As discussed in our earlier blog post, the Kingsdale Advisors’ (Kingsdale) annual Proxy Season Review for 2017 identified ESG trends as one of several issues on the horizon for public companies. Kingsdale noted that heightened scrutiny…
Rank this Week: 706

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Are Non-Testifying Witnesses Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?

    Are Non-Testifying Witnesses Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?
    In addition to the use of expert witness testimony at deposition and trial, many attorneys work with “consulting”... Read More The post Are Non-Testifying Witnesses Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege? appeared first on The…
  • Nov 21

    Winners Announced in The Expert Institute’s Third Annual Best Legal Blog Contest

    Winners Announced in The Expert Institute’s Third Annual Best Legal Blog Contest
    The Expert Institute’s Third Annual Best Legal Blog Contest has drawn to a conclusion, with more than fifty... Read More The post Winners Announced in The Expert Institute’s Third Annual Best Legal Blog Contest appeared first on…
  • Nov 16

    When is a Treating Physician Considered an Expert Witness?

    When is a Treating Physician Considered an Expert Witness?
    In most jurisdictions, plaintiffs claiming physical injuries must prove, through expert testimony, that the defendants’ actions caused said... Read More The post When is a Treating Physician Considered an Expert Witness? appeared first…
Rank this Week: 355

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Nov 21

    Time Runs Under Statute of Limitations Only If There is a Person Who Can File Suit

    Time Runs Under Statute of Limitations Only If There is a Person Who Can File Suit
    Although the issue rarely arises, the statute of limitations on a claim does not begin to run until there is a person who can properly bring the action. In In re Estate of Link, No. M2016-002002-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 5, 2017), John…
  • Nov 20

    Deadline for Filing Suit Not Extended Due to Temporary Guardianship

    Deadline for Filing Suit Not Extended Due to Temporary Guardianship
    A temporary order granting a guardianship that had apparently expired by the time of the injury at issue does not meet the standard for proving that an injured party had been “adjudicated incompetent” for the purpose of tolling a…
  • Nov 19

    Failure to Identify Specific Physician Fatal to HCLA Case

    Failure to Identify Specific Physician Fatal to HCLA Case
    When relying on vicarious liability in an HCLA (formerly known as medical malpractice or medical negligence) case, a plaintiff must identify the standard of care for a specific agent of the defendant and how that agent deviated from the…
Rank this Week: 37

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Nov 21

    Suing on the Shoulders of Other

    Suing on the Shoulders of Other
    Suzanne Lenon & Danielle Peers, ‘Wrongful’ Inheritance: Race, Disability and Sexuality in Cramblett v. Midwest Sperm Bank, 25 Feminist Legal Stud. 141 (2017). Robert Leckey While few seriously hold up litigating as a path to…
  • Nov 20

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!
    Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill & Fatma E. Marouf, Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, 106 Georgetown L. J. (forthcoming, 2017). Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professors Kagan, Gill and Marouf have identified a remarkable gap in…
  • Nov 20

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!

    Hey Lexis, Hey Westlaw: Please Include All Appellate Decisions in Your Databases!
    Michael Kagan, Rebecca D. Gill & Fatma E. Marouf, Invisible Adjudication in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, 106 Georgetown L. J. (forthcoming, 2017). Gabriel "Jack" Chin Professors Kagan, Gill and Marouf have identified a remarkable gap in…
Rank this Week: 150

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Nov 20

    What I’m Thankful for in Thanksgiving 2017: eDiscovery Thank

    What I’m Thankful for in Thanksgiving 2017: eDiscovery Thank
    Three years ago, I wrote about what I’m thankful for this holiday season from an eDiscovery standpoint. I’m even more thankful and blessed now, so I thought I would do it again. Happy Thanksgiving! The post What I’m Thankful…
  • Nov 19

    Here are Some More Up to Date Fun Facts on Big Data: eDiscovery Trend

    Here are Some More Up to Date Fun Facts on Big Data: eDiscovery Trend
    For many of the webcasts that we’ve conducted at CloudNine this year, we’ve noted several big data fun facts that illustrate the challenges that many organizations face in managing increasing volumes of data. But several of those…
  • Nov 16

    Florida Has a New eDiscovery Checklist: eDiscovery Best Practice

    Florida Has a New eDiscovery Checklist: eDiscovery Best Practice
    One of the best things about speaking at The Master’s Conference is that you get to see other great sessions and presentations as well. During the Orlando event earlier this week, one of the sessions was presented by Ralph Losey, a…
Rank this Week: 3378

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Nov 20

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer

    Quick Hits – Our Black Friday special offer
    Black Friday is approaching. In honor of the annual sales we’ve collected a bevy of cases containing helpful lessons for any business subject to the ADA or Fair Housing Act. Siler v. Abbott House, Inc.,  2017 WL…
  • Nov 12

    Abusive ADA litigation – let’s treat the disease instead of the symptom

    Abusive ADA litigation – let’s treat the disease instead of the symptom
    A number of states have passed laws intended to stop abusive ADA lawsuits, including most recently Florida and Texas.* As we’ve reported several times recently some individual federal judges are taking their own steps to stem serial…
  • Nov 9

    Kiosks, Coca Cola and the ADA – What is a public accommodation anyway?

    Kiosks, Coca Cola and the ADA – What is a public accommodation anyway?
    On October 2, 2017 the Supreme Court denied the plaintiff’s petition for certiorari in McGee v. Coca Cola Refreshments U.S.A., Inc., letting stand the decision by the 5th Circuit holding that Coca Cola vending machine was not a…
Rank this Week: 1099

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Nov 20

    Expect Jurors to Climb Into the Cooler

    Expect Jurors to Climb Into the Cooler
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: The cooler sat in the courtroom throughout the trial. A 40.5 gallon Igloo fishing cooler, it was a key piece of evidence in the murder trial of an attorney, Tom Capano, charged with killing his lover who was the…
  • Nov 16

    Be Alert to Partisan Affect

    Be Alert to Partisan Affect
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Written in the context of the civil rights and Vietnam war protests of the Sixties, there is an old Buffalo Springfield song with a line about the marchers, "Singing songs and carrying signs [that] mostly say,…
  • Nov 13

    Make Your Denial Credible

    Make Your Denial Credible
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: It is the season for strong denials from powerful men in entertainment and politics. To pick just one from the crop of current examples, the U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama, former judge Roy Moore, has recently been…
Rank this Week: 184

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Thanksgiving 2017 travel tip

    Thanksgiving 2017 travel tip
    CHICAGO (November 20, 2017) – ‘Tis the season to battle traffic and long lines at the airport! The holiday season is once again upon us, with Thanksgiving just days away! Besides the tradition of food, football and family, the…
  • Nov 16

    CTE confirmed in living person for first time

    CTE confirmed in living person for first time
    CHICAGO (November 16, 2017) – Researchers in Chicago say they have detected evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a living patient for the first time. While unnamed in the study, CNN reports the subject of…
  • Nov 13

    Salvi Law legal assistant Lynne DeRolf discusses e-filing deadline with Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

    Salvi Law legal assistant Lynne DeRolf discusses e-filing deadline with Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
    CHICAGO (November 13, 2017) – As the Jan. 1 deadline nears for circuit courts across the state to require electronic filing, Cook County court officials say they are well on track. Civil documents, such as lawsuits or divorce petitions,…
Rank this Week: 755

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Nov 20

    PERS and the Next Financial Crisi

    PERS and the Next Financial Crisi
    The Cayman Financial Review posted this article last month titled: “The state has been set for the next global financial crisis.“ The article discusses how the last financial crisis, PERS and the next financial crisis are related.…
  • Nov 16

    Every Lawyer Should Use Outlining Software

    Every Lawyer Should Use Outlining Software
    I repeat: every lawyer should use outlining software. Yet I can’t find anyone who does. Back in the mid-90’s, I attended a Bryan Garner CLE on improving legal writing. Twenty years later, the three big takeaways I still remember…
  • Nov 15

    November Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    November Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the November 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $218,000 verdict- Oxford federal court denial of faculty tenure case covered here (10/27/17); $55,000 verdict- Lowndes County underinsured motorist case…
Rank this Week: 29

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Nov 20

    What Expert Attorneys Do During Direct Examination

    What Expert Attorneys Do During Direct Examination
    How the attorney and witness appear to the jury can be as important as the words that are spoken. Here are four tips from expert trial attorneys that will make your direct examination more effective regardless of what you ask the witness. Be…
  • Nov 17

    Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening

    Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening
    Residential landlords have the right to choose the best tenant they can find. That probably means a tenant who seems most able to comply with the lease terms, pay the rent on time, avoid damaging the premises, and refrain from disturbing…
  • Nov 15

    How to Shorten or Extend Time for Your Motion

    How to Shorten or Extend Time for Your Motion
    The timing on making motions is both a procedural and a tactical matter. Sometimes you’ll need a hearing date that’s sooner than would be normally possible, and other times you’ll want to file a notice of motion or get a…
Rank this Week: 784

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Covers legal technology used in litigation and eDiscovery, especially on the plaintiff's side.

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Nov 20

    With Millions of Documents Collected, When Has a Producing Party Completed Document Review?

    With Millions of Documents Collected, When Has a Producing Party Completed Document Review?
    Document review can be a lengthy and involved process, with complex searches and multiple attorneys assigned to review potentially responsive data. Attorneys can rightfully ask, after diligently reviewing their search term reports and…
  • Nov 16

    Lessons in Document Review from the JFK File

    Lessons in Document Review from the JFK File
    50 Years of Document History Last month, the National Archives released thousands of documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This document release has taken the political and ediscovery worlds by storm, and…
  • Nov 15

    What Does “Reasonable” Data Security Mean?

    What Does “Reasonable” Data Security Mean?
    The November/December 2017 issue of ethikos, the Journal of Practical Business Ethics, featured an article by Everlaw’s Director of Security and Compliance, Lisa Hawke. Ethikos is published by the Society of…
Rank this Week: 2430

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

Explores litigation and ediscovery technology - as well as its context in the broader legal space.

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Nov 20

    With Millions of Documents Collected, When Has a Producing Party Completed Document Review?

    With Millions of Documents Collected, When Has a Producing Party Completed Document Review?
    Document review can be a lengthy and involved process, with complex searches and multiple attorneys assigned to review potentially responsive data. Attorneys can rightfully ask, after diligently reviewing their search term reports and…
  • Nov 16

    Lessons in Document Review from the JFK File

    Lessons in Document Review from the JFK File
    50 Years of Document History Last month, the National Archives released thousands of documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This document release has taken the political and ediscovery worlds by storm, and…
  • Nov 15

    What Does “Reasonable” Data Security Mean?

    What Does “Reasonable” Data Security Mean?
    The November/December 2017 issue of ethikos, the Journal of Practical Business Ethics, featured an article by Everlaw’s Director of Security and Compliance, Lisa Hawke. Ethikos is published by the Society of…
Rank this Week: 2706

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Nov 20

    With Millions of Documents Collected, When Has a Producing Party Completed Document Review?

    With Millions of Documents Collected, When Has a Producing Party Completed Document Review?
    Document review can be a lengthy and involved process, with complex searches and multiple attorneys assigned to review potentially responsive data. Attorneys can rightfully ask, after diligently reviewing their search term reports and…
  • Nov 16

    Lessons in Document Review from the JFK File

    Lessons in Document Review from the JFK File
    50 Years of Document History Last month, the National Archives released thousands of documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This document release has taken the political and ediscovery worlds by storm, and…
  • Nov 15

    What Does “Reasonable” Data Security Mean?

    What Does “Reasonable” Data Security Mean?
    The November/December 2017 issue of ethikos, the Journal of Practical Business Ethics, featured an article by Everlaw’s Director of Security and Compliance, Lisa Hawke. Ethikos is published by the Society of…
Rank this Week: 738

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Nov 20

    Judge Shadur Receiving CBA Lifetime Achievement Award

    Judge Shadur Receiving CBA Lifetime Achievement Award
    The Chicago Bar Association is honoring Judge Shadur with its Lifetime Achievement Award at a reception on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court. RSVP here. For most Chicago IP…
  • Nov 17

    Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Student

    Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Student
    The Richard Linn American Inn of Court is offering a $10,000 scholarship to law students planning to pursue intellectual property careers. Recipients must be in a US, ABA-accredited law school and continue in the program at least through the…
  • Nov 15

    Failure to Respond to Summary Judgment Leads to Final Judgment, Injunction & Attorney’s Fee Award

    Failure to Respond to Summary Judgment Leads to Final Judgment, Injunction & Attorney’s Fee Award
    Monster Energy Co. v. Peng, et al., No. 17 C 414, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 23, 2017) (Dow, J.). Judge Dow granted plaintiff Monster Energy’s motion for summary judgment, granting final judgment, a permanent injunction and…
Rank this Week: 176

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Edited by David R. Cleveland, Kendall D. Isaac, Tonya Kowalski, Elizabeth Berenguer Megale and Randall L. Hodgkinson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/appellate_advocacy/
  • Nov 20

    Appellate courts under President Trump

    Appellate courts under President Trump
    Each president makes his (and hopefully someday her) mark on the federal judiciary. President Trump has been no exception. In addition to the nomination and confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court caused by…
  • Nov 17

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup November 17, 2017

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup November 17, 2017
    Each week, the Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup presents a few tidbits of news and Twitter posts from the past week concerning appellate advocacy. As always, if you see something during the week that you think we should be sure...
  • Nov 16

    Should Judges Tweet?

    Should Judges Tweet?
    This week the Senate held confirmation hearings on two nominees to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Justice Don Willett, a judge on the Texas Supreme Court, and James Ho, a private attorney. Ho fielded few questions...
Rank this Week: 750

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Nov 20

    Looking for Donations (of Guest Posts, Ideas, Tips, etc.) UPDATE: WE ARE BEGGING YOU

    Looking for Donations (of Guest Posts, Ideas, Tips, etc.) UPDATE: WE ARE BEGGING YOU
    (Original post (1/11/14), updated/revised 6/5/15 post, and again, on 11/20/17): The Minnesota Litigator blog of news and commentary on Minnesota civil litigation is now in its eighth year and we have posted more than 2,000 posts over that…
  • Nov 17

    Hot Air Rises But Case Goes Down in Flame

    Hot Air Rises But Case Goes Down in Flame
    Update (November 17, 2017): The plaintiffs in the case described below (and Mr. Jerald Hammann, their owner) just will not give up. Hammann has pursued this case for five years and it has been a loser all the way along. The Eighth Circuit,…
  • Nov 15

    The grass really is greener.

    The grass really is greener.
    There has to be a technical psychological expression for the phenomenon that (1) people envy the lives of other people, seeing the positive differentiators, and then (2) reassure themselves that their envy is unjustified, perhaps because of…
Rank this Week: 95

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 171

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Internet radio show / Podcast hosted by the leaders in structured settlements. From Ringler Associates and the Law Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/ringler-radio
  • Nov 19

    Litigation Against Big Pharma in the Opioid Crisi

    Litigation Against Big Pharma in the Opioid Crisi
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that an alarming number of Americans now die from opioid overdoses - 145 every day. Litigation across the U.S. is claiming pharmaceutical companies are to blame, alleging deceptive…
  • Nov 6

    OSHA's Volks Rule Controversy

    OSHA's Volks Rule Controversy
    This year, a measure was signed into law nullifying the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule regarding an employer's obligation to keep accurate injury and illness records, known as the Volks Rule. On this Ringler Radio…
  • Oct 29

    The Dangers of Benzene Exposure

    The Dangers of Benzene Exposure
    Benzene is a chemical widely used in a number of industries and products. Exposure to the chemical has been linked to Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), lymphomas and aplastic anemia. Many of these cases involving…
Rank this Week: 448

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
Rank this Week: 419

The Finn Blog

The Finn Blog

Covers structured settlements and related products and services from the insurance and legal communities.

http://www.finnfinancialgroup.com/learn-more/blog/
  • Nov 18

    Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit Consideration

    Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit Consideration
    November 18, 2017 – Having helped countless individuals who prevailed with claims of sexual misconduct against their perpetrators deal with the financial aftermath of their civil settlements and judgments, I wish I could say I am…
  • Aug 31

    The Interest Rate Dance

    The Interest Rate Dance
    August 31, 2017 – Ever since the global financial near-apocalypse of 2009 caused everybody everywhere to rethink everything we thought we knew about money, saving, the market, investing, et cetera, I’ve noticed a pattern here in…
  • Aug 31

    The Interest Rate Dance

    The Interest Rate Dance
    August 31, 2017 – Ever since the global financial near-apocalypse of 2009 caused everybody everywhere to rethink everything we thought we knew about money, saving, the market, investing, et cetera, I’ve noticed a pattern here in…
Rank this Week: 744

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Nov 17

    Washington Becomes 1st State in Country to Create Rule Deeming Immigration Status Evidence Inadmissible

    Washington Becomes 1st State in Country to Create Rule Deeming Immigration Status Evidence Inadmissible
    Back in 2009/2010, I did a series of posts about whether lawyers and/or judges should be able to question witnesses about their immigration status. After doing a number of these posts, I wrote an essay for the Northwestern University Law...
  • Nov 15

    The Adnan Syed Case: Jenn's Interview & "A Different Broads House"

    The Adnan Syed Case: Jenn's Interview & "A Different Broads House"
    Last week, I posted an entry about Jenn's Day in the Adnan Syed case based on her trial testimony. Next, I planned to do a post about Jenn's Day based upon her police interview. I will still do that post,...
  • Nov 10

    The Adnan Syed Case: Jenn's Day

    The Adnan Syed Case: Jenn's Day
    Recently, someone was asking about a particular aspect of Jenn's testimony in the Adnan Syed case. This led me to realize that while we had episodes on Adnan's Day, Hae's Day, and Jay's Day on Undisclosed, we never had an...
Rank this Week: 4322

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 57

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Nov 17

    Clothing Company LuLaRoe Sued for Allegedly Being a Pyramid Scheme

    Clothing Company LuLaRoe Sued for Allegedly Being a Pyramid Scheme
    Where is the dividing line between an efficient money-making model and a pyramid scheme? That’s the question that may be answered in a new lawsuit filed against clothing company LuLaRoe. LuLaRoe began operations in 2012. They have…
  • Nov 9

    Let’s Appreciate and Remember Our Veterans; on Veterans Day and Everyday

    Let’s Appreciate and Remember Our Veterans; on Veterans Day and Everyday
    We celebrate Veterans Day on November 11. Americans honor the brave men and women of the armed forces who risk their lives to protect our freedom. They include past and present members of the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, National Guard, Air…
  • Nov 6

    Google Is Sued Over Wage Discrimination

    Google Is Sued Over Wage Discrimination
    Three women who used to work at Google have filed suit against their former employer. Their complaint states that the company systematically discriminates against female employees by failing to pay them the same rate that is given to men…
Rank this Week: 874

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Covers civil defense litigation issues in Tennesee.

http://www.tennesseedefenselitigation.com/
  • Nov 17

    Tennessee Supreme Court Overturns COA Dedmon case - Key Decision for Personal Injury cases on Medical Bill Evidence

    Tennessee Supreme Court Overturns COA Dedmon case - Key Decision for Personal Injury cases on Medical Bill Evidence
    The Tennessee Supreme Court issued a very important decision today on the appeal in the Dedmon case.  Many people have been waiting on this decision from the plaintiff’s side and the defendant’s side.  The Dedmon case…
  • Oct 12

    Equal Pay Act Claims in Tennessee

    Equal Pay Act Claims in Tennessee
    Equal Pay Act claims in Tennessee are essentially claims usually involve situations where a female employee is paid less than a male employee for the same job.  These claims can be brought in Tennessee under the Tennessee Equal Pay Act…
  • Oct 3

    Sexual Harassment and Sexually Hostile Work Environment Claims in Tennessee – General Overview

    Sexual Harassment and Sexually Hostile Work Environment Claims in Tennessee – General Overview
    Sexual Harassment and Sexually Hostile Work Environment claims are both recognized in Tennessee under state law and federal Law (pursuant to Title VII).  These are very significant claims often involving the harassment of a female by a…
Rank this Week: 1091

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 2355

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
  • Nov 17

    Court Rejects Propriety of Non-Responsive Redactions, Compels Production

    Court Rejects Propriety of Non-Responsive Redactions, Compels Production
    IDC Fin. Pub., Inc. v. Bonddesk Grp., LLC, No. 15-cv-1085-pp, 2017 WL 4863202 (E.D. Wis. Oct. 26, 2017) In this case, the court granted Plaintiff’s motion to compel production of over 600 documents previously produced with extensive…
  • Nov 5

    Court Compels Production for Plaintiffs’ Quick Peek Over Defendant’s Objection

    Court Compels Production for Plaintiffs’ Quick Peek Over Defendant’s Objection
    Fairholme Funds, Inc. v. United States, No. 13-456C, 2017 WL 4768385 (Fed. Cl. Oct. 23, 2017) In this case the court granted Plaintiffs’ motion to compel a “quick peek” at approximately 1500 documents withheld as privileged…
  • Oct 19

    Citing Failure to Cooperate, Court Orders Use of Specific Keyword Search Term

    Citing Failure to Cooperate, Court Orders Use of Specific Keyword Search Term
    United States v. New Mexico State Univ., No. 1:16-cv-00911-JAP-LF, 2017 WL 4386358 (D.N.M. Sept. 29, 2017) In this pay discrimination case, the Court addressed Defendants’ motion for a protective order precluding further searching for…
Rank this Week: 716

South Florida Trial Practice

South Florida Trial Practice

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://southfloridatrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 17

    The Rollout for Medical Marijuana Continues to Encounter Delay

    The Rollout for Medical Marijuana Continues to Encounter Delay
    Please see my post, over on Fox’s In the Weeds blog, regarding continued delays in the roll-out of Florida’s medical marijuana program. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox…
  • Nov 9

    Employment Discrimination Report: A Statistically Significant Settlement For Federal Contractor

    Employment Discrimination Report: A Statistically Significant Settlement For Federal Contractor
    In a post on Fox’s Employment Discrimination Report blog, associate Justin Schwam in Morristown, NJ, briefly covers a recent $5 million settlement of gender and racial pay discrimination brought by the Office of Federal Contract…
  • Nov 6

    Fall in Florida Means Increase in State Minimum Wage

    Fall in Florida Means Increase in State Minimum Wage
    It is pumpkin spike latte time here in Florida which is one of the only signs of fall with our tropical weather.   Fall also is time for Florida employers to pay attention to the new 2018 Florida minimum wage.  As of January 1,…
Rank this Week: 2337

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Nov 17

    Virginia Bar Nixes Online Attorney-Client Matching Service

    Virginia Bar Nixes Online Attorney-Client Matching Service
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** In recent months, I’ve written about a handful of ethics opinions from different jurisdictions whereby the ethics committees rejected the…
  • Nov 1

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2017

    Lawyers and Social Media in 2017
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Social media has been around for more than a decade. At first lawyers ignored social media, but over time, as it infiltrated our culture, they…
  • Oct 24

    Significantly More Lawyers Using Cloud Computing in 2017

    Significantly More Lawyers Using Cloud Computing in 2017
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Cloud computing, where data is stored offsite on servers owned by third parties and accessed via an internet connection - has been around for…
Rank this Week: 1753

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 2071

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, foreclosures, and business law. By The Silber Law Firm LLC.

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Nov 17

    Two Recent Trade Secret Cases Fail to Find That Secrets Exist or Were Capable of Protection

    Two Recent Trade Secret Cases Fail to Find That Secrets Exist or Were Capable of Protection
    Two cases, one State and one Federal, declined to prevent a competitor from using what was alleged to be another’s secret information. In Art and Cook, Inc. v. Haber, the Eastern District court found that the secrets alleged to have…
  • Nov 6

    Guarantor’s Liability Greater than Obligor’

    Guarantor’s Liability Greater than Obligor’
    A guarantor was sued for the failure of the obligor/tenant to pay rent. The tenant had defaulted on a commercial lease and under the lease’s acceleration clause owed the landlord more than $1,740,000. When the guarantor was sued, he…
  • Oct 30

    Vague Real Estate Contract Enforced

    Vague Real Estate Contract Enforced
    For any contract to be enforced, it must address the transaction’s core elements. It must identify the parties, the property sufficiently for it to be identified, and the price. And it must be signed. What if the contract does not…
Rank this Week: 3287

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Covers commercial and civil litigation in New York.

http://www.nylitigationfirm.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2419

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Nov 16

    Court Of Chancery Rejects Attorney-Driven Books And Records Demand

    Court Of Chancery Rejects Attorney-Driven Books And Records Demand
    Wilkinson v. A. Schulman, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0138-VCL (Nov. 13, 2017) This decision has potential far-reaching consequences for shareholder-plaintiff litigation. As is well known, some entrepreneurial plaintiff-side corporate law firms…
  • Nov 16

    Be Careful What You Ask For in a Section 225 Case

    Be Careful What You Ask For in a Section 225 Case
    Delaware recognizes the need to promptly resolve disputes over the composition of the board of directors of a Delaware corporation. November 17, 2017Delaware Business Court Insider Delaware recognizes the need to promptly resolve disputes…
  • Nov 13

    Morris James Leads in Delaware Today “Top Lawyers” Issue with 29 Attorney Recognition

    Morris James Leads in Delaware Today “Top Lawyers” Issue with 29 Attorney Recognition
    Morris James LLP is pleased to announce it received 29 recognitions in Delaware Today magazine’s 2017 Delaware Top Lawyers issue.  The recognized lawyers were chosen by their peers in a survey to members of the Delaware…
Rank this Week: 2065