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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.

Advising business clients on product liability and safety

Oct 21, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

This issue of Business Counselor Update includes new material that focuses on what should be considered in advising a business client how to prevent the distribution of dangerous products

Fall festival is a social activity

Oct 21, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

An employee “fall festival” qualifies as a social activity

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