Lawsuits

 
 
  • The Tangle Of Litigation Likely To Follow Boeing Crashes

    Boeing could be taking on lawsuits from multiple angles when the dust clears on the 737 Max disasters, says a Reuters article in the Chicago Tribune. Potential plaintiffs include not only families of victims, but also airlines...

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  • One Way To Sabotage Your Own Insurance Claim

    A case from the Sixth Circuit should serve as a caution for companies making an insurance claim that has any possibility of being disputed. From the outset, says attorney Shanti Eagle of Farella Braun + Martel LLP,...

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  • Could Elizabeth Warren’s Corporate Lawyer Past Come Back To Haunt Her?

    An article in the Washington Times highlights Elizabeth Warren’s former work as a “$675-an-hour corporate lawyer,” notably in some high-profile bankruptcy cases where she wasn’t necessarily on the side of the underdog. The time frame goes back...

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  • Cohen Suing Trump For Legal Fees

    Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen is suing the Trump Organization for nearly $4 million in legal fees and “costs incurred by Mr. Cohen in connection with various matters arising from Mr. Cohen’s work with and on behalf...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Legal Brothels In Nevada Attacked Under The Mann Act

    A former sex worker has filed a lawsuit against the state of Nevada, alleging that she was brought into the state’s legal brothel system from out of state in violation of the Mann Act. Her lawyer is...

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  • DOJ Turns Tables On A “Shell” Whistleblower

    What typically happens in a False Claims Act case is that a whistleblower – a relator in FCA terminology – comes to DOJ alleging some action or policy is ripping off the government. If the Justice Department...

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  • Civil Asset Seizure Slapped Down By Unanimous Supreme Court

    Civil forfeiture, a practice that’s periodically been demonized by critics from both left and right for decades, has finally been addressed – and curtailed – by a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Both the ACLU and the U.S....

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Long Hold, Multiple Agents, “We’re Aware of the Issue”

    Verizon promised new customers free Amazon Echo devices and Amazon Prime subscriptions, but failed to deliver after customers enrolled in two-year contracts. Now the Pennsylvania AG has filed a lawsuit on their behalf, alleging that the company...

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  • Fresh Perspective On Expert Selection

    An expert is a story teller, one who must be qualified and persuasive to a broad universe of listeners that may include a judge, an agency, an arbitrator or a jury, as well as “secondary influencers,” such...

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  • $3.6 Billion Company Sues Janitor

    Cushman & Wakefield, a global real estate management firm, is suing one of its former janitors. She is accused of cleaning the same building she cleaned for her former employer, but for a different firm, a violation...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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