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What's New in the Courts

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
April 10, 2019

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Rejection of Attorney’s Fee Award to Prevailing Party Where Litigation Appeared Manufactured to Generate Fees

Written by Steve Herman
April 8, 2019

U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Federal Aviation Preemption of State Law Product Liability Claims

Written by Steve Herman
April 5, 2019

Louisiana Supreme Court Cautions Attorneys Employing Social Media to Vent Frustrations in Pending Cases

Written by Steve Herman
April 3, 2019

U.S. Fifth Circuit Rejects Attack on Fees as Disproportionate, While at the same time Adopting Consideration of Rule 68 Offer in Fee-Shifting Award

Written by Steve Herman
April 1, 2019

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms on Commonality and Ascertainable Class, but Remands for the Court to Consider Statute of Limitations in Predominance Test

Written by Steve Herman
March 29, 2019

U.S. First Circuit Explores Circumstances under Which Plaintiffs Can, and Cannot, Overcome the Inclusion of Uninjured Members within a Proposed Class

Written by Steve Herman
March 27, 2019

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Putative Securities Class Against Some Corporate Officers, but Reverses and Remands as to CFO

Written by Steve Herman