Litigation

Zealous Advocate Caught On Tape Deriding His Own Med Mal Case

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In Orange County, CA., a prominent defense attorney won a medical malpractice case, after successfully casting doubt on the cause of death as listed on […]

Wells Fargo Back In the Dock

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Wells Fargo conducted sham interviews with minority and female applicants to make it appear that the bank was following diversity […]

YouTube Is Latest “Auto-Renewal” Class Action

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A recent case filed in federal court in Oregon is the latest in a spate of class actions alleging deceptive automatic subscription renewal practices, says […]

Insurer Must Pay $5.2M To Woman Who Caught STD In Car

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A Missouri appeals court has upheld an arbitration decision awarding a $5.2M insurance payout to a woman who said she’d contracted a sexually transmitted disease […]

Meta Is Getting Swarmed By “Addictive Algorithm” Lawsuits

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Psychologically damaging content on Meta, formerly Facebook, might be protected by Section 230 in the Communications Decency Act, but the secret sauce that spoon-feeds it […]

Meat-Substitute Companies At Each Other’s Throats

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Two big players in the substitute-meat industry have been going at it since 2017, when they leveled reciprocal charges of inadequate health and production standards, […]

Claims-Made Pitfall: “So Many Are Shocked To Find That Their Claim Will Be Denied And That the Denial Will Be Upheld.”

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Claims-made, as opposed to occurrence-based policy forms, have been around since at least 1964 and are the standard in the specialty and professional lines industry. […]

Goodwill, Bad Will, and the Spirit of Lehman Brothers

Lehman Brothers got some bad press for tanking the global economy in 2008, but hey, that was a long time ago, and even then the […]

Life Imitated E-discovery At Depp-Heard Trial

Writing in eDiscovery Today, Doug Austin reluctantly admits getting sucked into the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial vortex when he glimpsed (on a TV his wife […]

Meta Pays Up For Facial Tagging Without Permission

More than 1.5 million Illinois Facebook users are receiving $397 checks courtesy of The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, plaintiff Carlo Licata, and Chicago attorney […]