Decisions from the Ninth Circuit and Supreme Court prove instructive to practitioners.
A legislative framework for the coordination of multi-jurisdictional class actions is not available in Canada.
If the plaintiff's claims against non-diverse defendants are subject to dismissal but can later be properly re-filed upon completion of a mandatory state administrative proceeding, can such a joinder constitute improper joinder?
Federal preemption of state law is one of the most significant defenses employed by drug and medical device manufacturers defending product liability lawsuits.
By Paul D. Rheingold
Some new provisions will aid tort plaintiffs, and other changes that may appear to be impediments to full discovery are likely not to be applied in the manner hoped for by early drafters.
By Matthew A. Moeller
In toxic-tort matters, experts may be held to a standard more rigorous than what may be allowable under the general Daubert framework in another type of case.
David Schwan discusses conflicts, privilege, and confidentiality issues from the in-house perspective. (9:59 min)
Courtney Ward-Reichard outlines some of the best practices for using your LinkedIn profile to help market yourself while not violating any ethical standards. (09:41 min)
Working on pro bono cases has many benefits for the attorney involved. Karen Woodward shares how working as a CASA has impacted her personally and professionally. (05:27 min)
Examining the holding in this newly announced decision and what it may mean for future parens patriae actions and other types of quasi-class actions or mass actions. (56:12)
Featuring a unique group of lawyers and non-lawyers to provide a fact-based peek into the future, including presentations and an interactive discussion among the panelists. (1:01:42)
Learn about the significance of the Barltett decision and its impact on the Supreme Court's preemption holdings. (57:33)
The latest edition of Mass Torts is now available.