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Building owners were not liable for negligence of plumbers

Feb 27, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Building owners were not liable for negligence of plumbers.

Supreme Court expands whistleblower protection

Feb 26, 2015 By: Jeffrey S. Ettenger

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a split decision, has affirmed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

EEOC annual Enforcement and Litigation Statistics report reveals less charge-friendly Commission

Feb 26, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

This month’s release of the EEOC’s annual Enforcement and Litigation Statistics report reveals a Commission that is less friendly to discrimination charges.

Explaining retainer agreements to clients before they sign

Feb 26, 2015 By: Alan Gutterman

Retainer agreements and engagement letters should, of course, be tailored to the particular circumstances

A child’s lie about his age does not make a contract with him enforceable

Feb 26, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

A child’s lie about his age does not make a contract with him enforceable

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

Feb 25, 2015 By: Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from recent litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journal blog include a ruling about a Minnesota hospital and its

Copyright Suits a Shakedown?

Feb 25, 2015 By: Mike Carlson

The huge volume of copyright infringement suits filed by online erotica company Malibu Media may be part of a strong-armed shakedown tactic

A major win for ‘None of the above’

Feb 25, 2015 By: Max Milstein

In Nevada’s recent Democratic gubernatorial primary elections, “None of these candidates” won first place.

Federal Circuit Extends Prohibition on Reviewing PTAB Decisions to Institute IPR

Feb 25, 2015 By: Marissa Bartolucci

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals held review of a decision by the PTAB to institute inter partes review (IPR) is prohibited even after a final decision.

Polygraph results are generally not admissible in civil proceedings

Feb 25, 2015 By: Legal Solutions

Polygraph results are generally not admissible in civil proceedings

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