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Jury Verdict of the Week: Minor Patient Falls Two Stories in Hospital’s Parking Garage, Awarded $1.5 Million in Damages

Aug 6, 2013 By: Jury Verdicts

Destefano v. Children’s Nat’l Med. Ctr. (D.C.Super.) Minor Patient Falls Two Stories in Hospital’s Parking Garage, Awarded $1.5 Million in Damages Verdict Summary

ObamaCare Report #5/The ACA drives closer organizational ties, leads to to legal issues

Aug 6, 2013 By: Mitchell Law Office

This is #5 in a series of weekly Obamacare Reports. More on these topics may be found in a recent book by the authors.

“Aider and abettor”

Aug 6, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Van driver was aider and abettor of narcotics sale if he in fact warranted seller’s heroin as “the best” to customer while heroin was being removed from van for sale; …

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Bankruptcy, August 5, 2013

Aug 5, 2013 By: Casey Hall

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Bankruptcy provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Bankruptcy law. A Westlaw subscription is required to access the documents linked from this page.

Bring your Own Device Series, Part 1 of 2: The advantages of BYOD

Aug 5, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

Firms across the country are embracing “Bring Your Own Device” policies, in which employers ask or require associates to use their personal devices for business use. There are definite benefits to BYOD.

Government and Industry Release New Apps Privacy Policies

Aug 5, 2013 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

The U.S. government’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and a range of participants in the mobile apps industry recently released a

Practicing Law in Small-Town America: Is “Green Acres” The Place for You?

Aug 5, 2013 By: Donna Gerson

My first book, Choosing Small, Choosing Smart (NALP, 3rd edition), grew out of my desire to teach law students and recent graduates

WESTLAW NEXT Tip of the Week: Tip of the Week Takes a Summer Break

Aug 5, 2013 By: Jessica Nelson

The WestlawNext Tip of the Week is taking a summer break for the month of August. Tips will resume on September 2,

“Corporate agent of Satan”

Aug 5, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Message representing that manufacturer of consumer products was a corporate agent of Satan constituted “commercial advertising or promotion” under the …

Is the Relief Sought in Securities Fraud Lawsuits a Covered “Loss” under the Defendant’s D&O Policy?

Aug 2, 2013 By: John K. DiMugno

The Seventh Circuit’s decision in  Level 3 Communications, Inc. v. Federal Insurance Company, that the “standard damages relief in a securities-fraud case”