Accusations of misconduct in transvaginal mesh mass tort litigation

Apr 13, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold

Every major mass tort litigation has been presented with unethical activity, so it unsurprising that the current transvaginal mesh litigation is plagued with accusations of misconduct too.

Employers Need to Prepare For The Increase to the Salary Threshold for Exemptions to Overtime

Apr 11, 2016 By: J. Larry Stine

The Obama Administration through the U.S. Department of Labor has proposed to significantly increase the salary threshold for the exemptions to overtime.

Digital Divorce

Mar 28, 2016 By: Bruce Provda

The days of the process server having a secure job may be coming to an end. Thanks, Facebook. It was just a matter of time.

Why there are no class actions in mass tort cases

Mar 22, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold

Not only lay people but also many lawyers think — incorrectly — of “class actions” when you tell them that you handle mass torts.

Recent methods employed in selecting bellwether cases in mass tort litigation

Mar 1, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold

All recent mass tort cases have employed the method of selecting lead cases to go forward, a process universally known as bellwether selections.

Is Your Ediscovery Solution Causing You Pain? Part 2: Search Functions

Jan 29, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

Given the enormous amount of discovery data that may be present for any given legal matter, proper search functions are understandably vital for firms.

Survey Finds New Structures, But No Decline in Inversions

Jan 27, 2016 By: Craig Eastland

I.R.S. efforts have failed to slow the rate at which U.S. companies reincorporate abroad, instead inspiring a number of tweaks to the classical inversion model.

Nevada’s New Laws Don’t Make Life Easier for Human Trafficking Victims

Jan 26, 2016 By: Bruce Provda

Policies that concentrate solely on the commercial sex industry ignore the large numbers of survivors and victims who are driven into construction, agriculture, factories, and other fields. Enhancing the penalties on prostitution laws fail to address the victim who is trapped.

Is Your Ediscovery Solution Causing You Pain? Part 1: Data Uploading, Processing and Data Integrity

Jan 20, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

I recently spoke with ediscovery technology expert Kyle Sparks about ediscovery frustrations and how they may be alleviated by future advancements.

“Sequenced Discovery” in Mass Tort Litigation

Jan 12, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold

Rather than litigating a mass tort where all issues are tackled at once, there have been proposals and occasional court orders isolating issues to be prepared and tried out first before others.

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