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Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Oct 23, 2013 By: Melissa Sachs

The Westlaw Journals blog brings you litigation headlines in over 30 substantive areas of law. This week we highlight securities and insurance

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Intellectual Property, October 22, 2013

Oct 23, 2013 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.

E-discovery in foreign and non-judicial contexts, part five: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Oct 23, 2013 By: Daniel Garrie

The International Chamber of Commerce does not have specific provision regarding e-discovery in their arbitration rules, but in advisory papers, such as

“Legal mail”

Oct 23, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) employee’s rejection of prisoner’s letters to nine state senators and representatives because prisoner did not …

Opposing Obamacare Navigators

Oct 22, 2013 By: Jill VanderZiel

The implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA aka ACA aka Obamacare), has been a rough road, complete with

The Obamacare Report (#16)/ Which organizations are going to be winners and losers under the ACA?

Oct 22, 2013 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

There are going to be financial winners and losers under Obamacare, and deciding which organizations fall into each category is not a simple matter.

Jury Verdict of the Week: Mother accepts $8M settlement for son’s birth-related neurological injuries

Oct 22, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts

R.T. v. Montefiore Med. Ctr. (N.Y.Sup.) Mother accepts $8M settlement for son’s birth-related neurological injuries

Notice of Judgment and Long Weekends

Oct 22, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Court of Appeal would treat, as timely, a motion for devolutive appeal from a judgment declaring a prior judgment null and void and granting enforcement of …

Three Things Law Firms Should Know About Peer Reviews

Oct 21, 2013 By: Will Ashenmacher

Peer reviews, those short opinion pieces about a product, restaurant or service that appear on sites like Yelp and Amazon, are multiplying by an order of magnitude, and the legal industry has made a few missteps in adapting to them.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Bankruptcy, October 21, 2013

Oct 21, 2013 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Bankruptcy provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Bankruptcy law.