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Midsized Law Firm Market Update: Forecast Brightens, But No Blue Sky Yet

Oct 22, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

After years of economic turbulence, Midsized Law firms may be able to look forward to a period of relative calm and stability,

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, October 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law.

Elections in court

Oct 22, 2014 By: Max Milstein

Often, American democracy itself turns into a judicial question, with many cases are filed each year.

Remedies for Five Common Foot Faults of Junior Lawyers — Part Two

Oct 22, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

This post is the second of a two-part series looking at five common foot faults of junior lawyers and some practical advice for tackling these areas and achieving success

Changes in Washington Practice (#22) / Attorney-client privilege in bad faith insurance cases

Oct 22, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The attorney-client privilege may be modified in cases that involve alleged bad faith by an insurance company.

OK Supreme Court: Facebook message is insufficient notice to inform of pregnancy

Oct 22, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Oklahoma Supreme Court just ruled last week that a Facebook message was too unreliable to serve as notice of a pregnancy and intention to give the baby up for adoption.

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Oct 22, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a judge’s ruling that insurers owe

Roadside catnap doesn’t make it an overnight trip

Oct 22, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

A catnap in your car doesn’t make it an overnight trip.

$27 Million Award for Negligence/Wrongful Death/Survival Actions Resulting from McDonald’s Parking Lot Attack and MVA

Oct 21, 2014 By: Jury Verdicts

Crisp v. The McDonald’s Corp. (Tex.Dist.) $27 Million Award for Negligence/Wrongful Death/Survival Actions Resulting from McDonald’s Parking Lot Attack and MVA

Advising a small business on litigation holds

Oct 21, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

When a smaller company gets sued, it likely has very few, if any procedures in place to respond — meaning it will rely on outside counsel for assistance.

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