Feb 13, 2017 By: Dan Hogans
Top performers who believe in a company’s future often want to be compensated with equity. But owners of closely-held businesses may be
Jan 27, 2017 By: Kate Bally
With Valentine’s Day approaching, now is a good time to consider the potential risks associated with workplace romances. These relationships can expose
Dec 28, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin
To best prepare for trial, attorneys should familiarize themselves with their opposing counsel and judge as individuals.
Dec 19, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman
Diversity has been a major issue for larger law firms in recent years and it is now standard for those firms to have formal diversity programs.
Products Liability and the Self-Driving Car: Supplier Liability for Defective Electronics or Software in the Autonomous Vehicle
Nov 25, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold
Mass tort litigation for the self-driving car may come about if there was a malfunction in the electronics or software of vehicle, causing injury.
Nov 23, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman
While companies are often heavily involved in a specific transaction or activity involving a foreign partner or assets and resources located outside of the US, it is always important to remember that the goals and objectives of the transaction or activity should be consistent with the company’s overall international business plan and strategy.
Revising California’s Jury Instructions on Bad Faith Failure to Settle: Should a Settlement Demand Be Necessary?
Nov 3, 2016 By: John K. DiMugno
This post explores whether CACI No. 2334’s requirement of a formal settlement demand should be abandoned.
Nov 2, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold
For defendants who often claim that cases of little or no merit are filed once an MDL for a mass tort has been set up, they now have something to cite: the September decision by Chief Judge Clay Land in the transvaginal mesh litigation.
Revising California’s Jury Instructions on Bad Faith Failure to Settle: Does Focusing on the Reasonableness of the Insurer’s Decision Raise the Specter of Summary Judgment in Bad Faith Failure to Settle Cases?
Nov 1, 2016 By: John K. DiMugno
This post examines whether making unreasonable insurer conduct an element of a bad faith failure to settle claim affects the ability of insurers to dispose of such claims on summary judgment before trial.