What's New in the Courts

March 21, 2018

Attorneys Sanctioned by Texas State Court for Collusive Settlement involving Minors Competing for Limited Insurance Coverage

Written by Steve Herman
March 16, 2018

Supreme Court of Massachusetts Holds that a Brand Manufacturer Can Be Liable for Failure to Warn Doctors and Patients Injured by Generic Forms of the Drug, where the Conduct is Not Merely Negligent, but Reckless

Written by Steve Herman
March 15, 2018

U.S. Fifth Circuit Strikes Down the Obama Administration’s “Fiduciary Rule”

Written by Steve Herman
March 1, 2018

U.S. Fifth Circuit, En Banc, Reverses Pierre, and Holds that Review for Factual Determinations is De Novo Where Plan Does Not Afford Administrator Discretion

Written by Steve Herman
March 1, 2018

U.S. Third Circuit Addresses Preemption in the Context of a Product that is Made Up of Some, But Not All, Class III Components; Allows Personal Jurisdiction Discovery to Go Forward on Alter Ego Theory

Written by Steve Herman
February 21, 2018

On Mandamus, U.S. Fifth Circuit Reverses Attempt to Expand Privilege Waiver

Written by Steve Herman
February 9, 2018

Louisiana Supreme Court Emphasizes that Daubert Only Applies to Methodology, and Not to the Expert’s Conclusions Themselves, Nor Issues of Credibility; in Proving Causation, either a Qualitative or Quantitative Assessment will Suffice

Written by Steve Herman
February 6, 2018

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims in Connection with Radio Shack Bankruptcy

Written by Steve Herman
January 23, 2018

U.S. Ninth Circuit Vacates Nationwide Settlement Class Based on Variations in State Law

Written by Steve Herman
January 18, 2018

Alaska Bar Provides Guidance to Lawyers Sending or Responding to E-Mails in Which Clients are cc:d or bcc:d

Written by Steve Herman