The Arizona Court of Appeals held in a case of first impression that the economic-loss rule does not apply to bar claims under the state's consumer fraud act.
The Seventh Circuit ruled that claims may be brought under both the Equal Protection Clause and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
Eighth Circuit Holds that District Court Must Make Explicit Findings of Bad Faith on the Record Prior to Litigation
The court held that findings must be placed on the record before a district court can deliver an adverse inference instruction for prelitigation spoliation of evidence.
By Andrew M. Zeitlin and Alison P. Baker
Courts have taken different approaches regarding the enforceability of waiver of reliance provisions.
By Thomas A. Dye
Should the act be construed broadly or narrowly?
By Heath J. Szymczak
Litigators can distinguish themselves with practical, cost-saving litigation techniques.
James Daily discusses the legal ethics issues raised by superhero attorneys such as Matt Murdock (aka Daredevil) and Jennifer Walters (aka She-Hulk). (52:23)
Clients, do you know what your law firm does with the data and documents it collected and created once the case is over or the engagement ends? Law firms, do you know what client data and documents you have and where they are? (53:00)
The Supreme Court’s First Decision on the Class Action Fairness Act: Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles
The Supreme Court has issued its first decision interpreting the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA). In a unanimous decision, the Court held that, prior to certification, a named plaintiff’s stipulation that the putative class would not seek more than $5 million did not defeat jurisdiction under CAFA. (1:01:03)
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