Lawsuits

Where Should Trump File His Libel Suit?

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Donald Trump is threatening to sue CNN and other media outlets for libel, based on their reporting about the 2020 presidential election.  A prominent […]

Trade Secret Case Over A Defanged Psychedelic

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A therapy that’s said to take the hallucinations out of a psilocybin high but leave beneficial antidepressant effect intact is the subject of a […]

In High-Stakes Biometric Coverage Battle, Players Await A Key Decision

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The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) has spawned numerous lawsuits since it went into effect in 2008, and some big settlements. Depending on […]

Lawyers, Journalists Sue CIA & Pompeo, Claim Their Phones Were Stripped

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The CIA and its former director Mike Pompeo are being sued by journalists and attorneys who claim data was exfiltrated from their phones when […]

Daubert Lives

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In a documentary that was three years in the making, Radiolab tells the back story of the 1993 Supreme Court decision that gave us […]

“Autonomous Vehicles” Could Breed Swarm Of Product Liability Plaintiffs

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There are an estimated 6 million vehicle accidents per year in the U.S., and most of them, its safe to say, result in one […]

Squire Patton Boggs, John Boehner, Sued Over Cannabis Lobbying Dispute

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A Washington lobbyist has sued the firm and former Speaker of the House John Boehner, identified as “senior strategic advisor to the firm’s clients” […]

What’s Driving Today’s Hefty D&O Claims?

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Historically, securities class actions have been a major driver of directors and officers insurance claims, and the number of such cases actually fell last […]

Will Insurance Cover Companies That Facilitate Employee Abortion Travel?

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In states that have banned or sharply restricted abortion since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, many companies have said they will help employees who […]

Privilege Can Be Fragile, Watch Your Tongue.

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A federal court ruling in Kansas can be read as a warning to in-house counsel, a reminder “to train their corporate officers about the […]