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Insured May “Substantially Comply” with Insurer’s Request for Examination under Oath without Showing Up

Apr 10, 2013 By: John K. DiMugno

The Washington Supreme Court’s recent decision in Staples v. Allstate Insurance Co. weakens the effectiveness of examinations under oath (EUO) by imposing new hurdles for insurers seeking to deny coverage based the refusal of an insured to submit to EUOs .

The types of attorneys you’ll meet in court and how to deal with them

Apr 10, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Just as people have different personality types, so do lawyers. Here are the major types of attorneys you’ll encounter in the courtroom and how to deal with them.

New Pro Bono Requirements Create Challenges and Opportunities for New Business Lawyers

Apr 10, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman

As many of you have probably heard, the pro bono landscape was dramatically, and permanently, changed on January 1, 2013 when new

Domesticated elk?

Apr 10, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Elk located on taxpayer’s property were not “livestock” under property tax code, for purposes of determining whether property qualified as agricultural land; …

Time Matters

Apr 9, 2013 By: Eric Cooperstein

The debate over the wisdom of the billable hour has once again come alive in the blawgosphere in the wake of the

Child Suffers Stevens-Johnson Syndrome,Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis After Using Children’s Motrin

Apr 9, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts

Reckis, pro ami v. Johnson & Johnson; McNeil-PPC Inc. d/b/a McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals (Mass. Sup. Ct.) $63M Verdict in Product

“Contraband” package attributes

Apr 9, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Reasonable grounds for believing that a package contains contraband may be adequately afforded by its shape, its design, and …

Networking for Law Students: Some Opening Moves

Apr 8, 2013 By: Samuel Berbano

The business world thrives on new connections, because new connections lead to new business. Networking is the main way people make those connections. Do it well, and you can meet new people, learn from their experiences, and go to some really stunning receptions.

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Sending a Document to Kindle

Apr 8, 2013 By: Kim Ellenberg

Got a Kindle device or app? Use WestlawNext to conveniently take your research with you wherever you go.

The Internet’s effects on geographic markets and competition barriers

Apr 8, 2013 By: Nyssa Gesch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) have a history of getting involved in M&A deals over geographic market