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What’s ESI? Figuring out the nitty-gritty of electronically-stored information

May 27, 2016 by Jeremy Byellin

The mountains of personal data to which today’s lawyers have access – not to mention the ease with which it can be accessed – would leave those from a generation ago flabbergasted. … Read More

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Intellectual Property, May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 by Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Intellectual Property provides summaries of significant federal court decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Intellectual Property law. … Read More

New Year, New Lawyer: Resolution #4 — Upgrade Technology

January 15, 2016 by Jared Correia

The underlying theme of this series has been that it is important to reevaluate your law firm practices from time to time. … Read More

Facebook Sued for Breach of Illinois Privacy Law

May 23, 2016 by Jeff Matsuura

Facebook is currently defending itself in a privacy lawsuit alleging violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). … Read More

Starbucks sued for putting too much ice in its cold drinks

May 2, 2016 by Jeremy Byellin

Starbucks is being sued for allegedly failing to provide its customers with the amount of "fluid ounces" of a particular drink advertised on its menu because of the addition of ice. … Read More

Private settlements of mass tort cases: The good and the bad

May 24, 2016 by Paul D. Rheingold

Until recently, mass tort settlements were treated on an analogy to class action settlements. The later envisions a very active role of a supervising judge in approving the terms of the settlement. … Read More

$9.8M to Construction Worker Injured by Unsecured, 150 LB Piece of Concrete

May 24, 2016 by Jury Verdicts

Ronald Gorman v. New York City Department of Transportation and Conti of New York L.L.C.; New York City Department of Transportation and Conti of New York L.L.C. v. Northeast Structural Steel Inc. (N.Y.Sup.) $9.8M to Construction Worker Injured by Unsecured, 150 LB Piece of Concrete … Read More


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A city should know about kids flying kites from playground near city’s power lines


A city should know about kids flying kites from playground near city’s power lines.

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