The court recently affirmed the dismissal of a personal-injury complaint filed in the Southern District of Florida where the plaintiffs' claims were subject to a Bahamian forum-selection clause.
A cautionary tale from Minnesota.
It doesn't hurt to attempt to cooperate.
By Steven C. Corhern
The 2013 amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 45 altered the requirements for issuing, serving, and opposing a domestic federal subpoena.
By Tracy DiFillippo and Michelle Alarie
The Seventh Circuit recently made clear what is and is not acceptable.
By Steven M. Richard
There is a lack of uniformity in federal courts? application of the work-product doctrine in third-party accident cases.
Litigator Betsy Collins outlines some of the best practices for these types of arrangements and what should be avoided. (15:07 min)
John Barkett describes the changes that may be in store for the federal rules. (4:56 min)
It is said that timing is everything. Matthew Bakota outlines how that is especially true as you prepare a mediation. (7:00 min)
Insight into the substance of the proposed amendments, the motivations behind them, the amendment process, and the public comments that the committee has received so far. (1:02:46)
Our speakers will cover recent case law and provide practical advice to help you create your own e-discovery road map and stay out of trouble along the way. (1:00:07)
Revisiting the Proposed Amendments to the FRCP, Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 10:00a.m. ET. Read more.
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