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Party in Privity Barred by Collateral Estoppel from Establishing Causation Element of Legal Malpractice Claim
The Scherer decision, and others like it, confirms that collateral estoppel may be a viable defense to a legal malpractice claim when the underlying issues have been fully and fairly litigated.
By George Denegre and Carey L. Menasco
To what extent is it binding, and what can you do about it?
By Patricia A. Gorham and Samuel J. Casey
The decision creates an ambiguous and potentially shifting landscape.
By Michael Luongo
The Travelers lawsuit makes clear that consumer general liability policies alone may not provide coverage for cyber incidents.
Saleel Sabnis outlines what your options are if you ever find yourself in the unenviable position of having unintentionally disclosed documents. (9:49 min)
Jane Webre, who successfully argued Gunn v. Minton before the U.S. Supreme Court, examines both 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331 and 1338 as they apply to the issue. (6:39 min)
Paul Bauer discusses the "scandal of prediction" and ways to protect against false assumptions when predicting the future. (16:39 min)
The PSLLC is soliciting CLE program proposals for the 2016 ABA Annual Meeting, to be held August 4–9, 2016, in San Francisco. Read more.
The committee’s bimonthly calls are held at 11 a.m. Central on the first Tuesday of every other month. Our next committee conference call is scheduled for December 1, 2016. Please contact cochair Carey L. Menasco for dial-in information.