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Court allows tuna price-fixing claim to proceed

January 12, 2017 by Elizabeth T. Brown

A San Diego federal judge has allowed direct and indirect purchasers to proceed with claims that Bumble Bee Foods LLC, StarKist Co. and other makers of packaged seafood have conspired to fix tuna prices, but halted the plaintiffs’ allegations about other products. … Read More

2016: A Westlaw Year in Review

December 21, 2016 by Legal Solutions

As 2016 comes to a close, we at Thomson Reuters Westlaw want to THANK YOU for another amazing year. … Read More

It’s Not Your Vault: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

October 19, 2016 by Jared Correia

Editor’s note: Jared Correia is a paid guest blogger. In case you were instead focused on what you were going to be for Halloween — there is a Harry Potter costume in my closet; just sayin’ –you should know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  While it is true that some lawyers do spend more time thinking about their Halloween costumes than they do about cybersecurity, it doesn’t take a magician to improve the way that most law firms protect data online.  It just takes the right tools. . . . In the modern environment, legal services consumers … Read More

Congress Restricts Ticket-Buying “Bots”

December 19, 2016 by Jeff Matsuura

The United States Congress recently passed the “Better Online Ticket Sales Act” (BOTS Act). … Read More

How Will President Trump Reshape the Supreme Court?

November 15, 2016 by Jeremy Byellin

Donald Trump says he has big plans for the Supreme Court. How will he impact the course of the highest court in the land? … Read More

The virtues of investigating your judge and opposing counsel

December 28, 2016 by Jeremy Byellin

To best prepare for trial, attorneys should familiarize themselves with their opposing counsel and judge as individuals. … Read More

$1.5M for Transit Conductor’s Injuries Due to Police Officer Driving Around a Rail Crossing Safety Gate

January 10, 2017 by Jury Verdicts

$1.5M for Transit Conductor’s Injuries Due to Police Officer Driving Around a Rail Crossing Safety Gate Bryant v. City of Chicago (Ill.Cir.Ct) 2016 WL 6995446 Verdict summary 2013 WL 12140500 Plaintiff’s complaint   … Read More


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It is a matter of common knowledge that snow gathers on a car’s windshield during a snowstorm


It is a matter of common knowledge that snow gathers on a car’s windshield during a snowstorm.

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