Litigation

Mixed Reviews For New York’s Right-To-Repair Law

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With the exception of one narrowly drawn Colorado law that pertained to powered wheel chairs, New York state’s right-to-repair law is a first, but advocates […]

Mayer Brown Preview: Technology, Privacy, Cybersecurity & IP (Europe And The US)

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A look at the year ahead compiled by a group of Mayer Brown attorneys, many of them from the firm’s London office. The focus is […]

The Many Faces Of HR Risk And The Policies That Insure Them

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Human Resources departments are inherently fraught with risk. They handle sensitive information, like social security numbers. They sometimes need to deliver the kind of “no” […]

Head-On SPAC Attack In Delaware Court

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A decision by the Delaware Chancery Court earlier this month allows a case targeting GigCapital3, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to proceed. The suit […]

Big Data and Litigation

Attorneys are increasingly using predictive analytics to assess their client’s legal exposure, and improve their chances of success by analyzing data from trial court records. […]

Another Nail In The Coffin Of Covid Business Interruption Claims

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Earlier this month the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled decisively in favor of several insurers, in a case where dozens of companies […]

A Formidable Stable Of Law Firms For DeSantis’ “Culture War”

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Four law firms, including the firm where Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis once worked as a litigator, have received at least $16.7 million to wage “an […]

Yahoo Wins TCPA Coverage Dispute In CA Supreme Court

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At $500 for every class member who received an unwanted communication (or “actual damages,” whichever is higher), penalties for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection […]

Record $275M Fine For Game Maker

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The $275 million fine, for alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), was one of two settlements with game maker Epic Games, […]

American Builders Wins Bad Faith Suit Against Southern-Owners

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling that Southern-Owners Insurance acted in bad faith when it failed to pay anything toward […]