Litigation

 
 
  • Not On The Hook For Notre Dame Rebuild, Says Insurance Official

    It’s going to be up to “the French state and benefactors,” an official from Lloyd’s insurer Hiscox told Reuters, and the costs, just for the scaffolding and securing the building, are going to be “enormous,” he said....

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  • Woman Hit By T-Shirt Sues Houston Astros

    The mascot of the Houston Astros, named “Orbit” as homage to Houston’s space industry, was shooting t-shirts into the stands out of an air gun when one of them allegedly injured a spectator. According to the woman’s...

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  • McKinsey In The Crosshairs

    A critic of consulting giant McKinsey, himself a billionaire and sometime McKinsey competitor, says that since it entered that business in 2001, the firm has been failing to file requried disclosures, and has thereby concealed a pattern...

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  • Judge Flags Celebrity Divorce Firm For Excessive Fees

    A law firm known for representing wealthy clients in divorce proceedings was chastised for excessive fees, in a high-profile case in Chicago. In its representation of Cancer Treatment Centers of America founder and investment banker Richard Stephenson,...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • A “Chilling Caution” On Expectation Of Privilege, From A Blackberry Case

    The market analyst’s report was bad news for BlackBerry, coming shortly after the company released an updated smartphone in 2013. The report said that following the rollout of the product there had been by an extraordinarily high...

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  • Banks Caught In State/Federal Cannabis Conflict

    Lawyers must counsel clients in the nascent industry of state-legalized cannabis that their routine business affairs violate federal law, a situation that Attorney General William Barr calls “untenable.” It requires lawyers in any way involved in this...

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  • DLA Piper’s Big Cyber Insurance Dispute

    The law firm and insurance company Hiscox are at odds over a claim by the firm for millions of dollars in losses it said were caused by the NotPetya ransomware attack of 2017. A spokesperson from Hiscox...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Office Depot Settles, After FTC Alleges “PC Health Check” Scam

    Office Depot and a California computer technical support company teamed up to dupe office max customers into buying computer clean-up procedures they didn’t need, according to an FTC complaint . To settle the matter, the companies have...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Nothing Safer Than Downloading A System Update, Right?

    Hackers using a fake authentication certificate got thousands of Asus computer owners to download what appeared to be a software update but was actually malicious code. The breach was discovered by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, which estimates the...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Law Firm Couldn’t Get Its Hijacked Money Back

    To facilitate the closing of a real estate deal, the lawfirm as supposed to forward money to Deutsche Bank, per the payoff instructions of the mortgage and real estate services company, but unbeknownst to the law firm...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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