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What's New in the Courts

December 5, 2021

Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal Makes Clear that an Attorney’s File Cannot be Compelled Absent Compliance with Code of Evidence Article 508

Written by Steve Herman
December 5, 2021

Louisiana Supreme Court Refines Scope and Authority of the LSBA

Written by Steve Herman
December 5, 2021

U.S. Fifth Circuit Rejects “Fraudulent Misjoinder” as a Basis for Diversity Jurisdiction

Written by Steve Herman
November 7, 2021

U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Kentucky Invalidates Bifurcated Fee Agreements (and Litigation Financing Agreement) in Chapter 7 Voluntary Bankruptcy Cases

Written by Steve Herman
November 7, 2021

Attorney Sanctioned by the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts for Coaching Witness During Zoom Deposition

Written by Steve Herman
November 7, 2021

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Denial of Supplemental Life Insurance Benefits Based on Rejection of Enrollment by Insurance Company, Even Though Employer Continued to Deduct Paycheck for Premiums

Written by Steve Herman
November 7, 2021

New Jersey Supreme Court Declines to Discipline Attorney Who Did Not Understand Facebook Privacy Settings (in 2008)

Written by Steve Herman
September 29, 2021

U.S. Fifth Circuit Holds that Waiver of Arbitration at Commencement of Litigation Does Not Extend to Later-Added Claims

Written by Steve Herman
September 20, 2021

U.S. Fifth Circuit Rejects Home State Exception under CAFA on Basis that One of the “Primary Defendants” was Not Domiciled in the Forum State

Written by Steve Herman
September 20, 2021

North Carolina Bar Issues Proposed Opinion Prohibiting Participation in Certain Pay-Per-Lead Advertising Programs

Written by Steve Herman