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What's New in the Courts

August 5, 2019

ABA Issues Formal Opinion Regarding Responsibilities of Successor Counsel when Originally Retained Counsel is Discharged in a Contingent Fee Situation

Written by Steve Herman
July 15, 2019

U.S. Fifth Circuit, applying Texas Law, Dismisses Death Case against Phone Provider for Failed 9-1-1 Service

Written by Steve Herman
July 8, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Remands Dispute over Cy Pres Only Class Settlement for Further Consideration of Article III Standing

Written by Steve Herman
July 1, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Strict Products Liability Standard for Failure to Warn Claims under the General Maritime Law

Written by Steve Herman
June 24, 2019

U.S. Second Circuit Allows Home-State Defendant Removal Prior to Service and Finds Drug Claims Preempted

Written by Steve Herman
June 17, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Confirms that a Third-Party Defendant Named in a Counterclaim Cannot Remove under CAFA

Written by Steve Herman
June 10, 2019

U.S. Ninth Circuit, En Banc, Reinstates National Class Settlement

Written by Steve Herman
May 21, 2019

Florida Supreme Court Declines to Recuse Trial Court Judge Based on Facebook Friendship with One of the Attorneys Involved in the Case

Written by Steve Herman
May 1, 2019

In Suit for Disability Benefits, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Reverses Dismissal and Remands on 510 Claims, 502(c) Claims, and to Consider Conflict of Interests re Benefits Claim

Written by Steve Herman
April 12, 2019

Distinguishing from Ariana M, U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Insurance Company’s Denial of Surgery Under Very Low, Deferential Standard

Written by Steve Herman