• “An Algorithm Did It”: Product Liability Law In The Age of AI

    It’s a certainty that artificial intelligence is being employed more and more widely, that this trend is accelerating, and that many areas where AI is being applied are intrinsically fraught with risk. Some stark examples cited in...

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  • Depp Settlement Could Change The Way Hollywood Lawyers Do Business

    Johnny Depp’s settlement with his former attorney for “an undisclosed eight-figure sum” may put the case to rest for the contending parties, but the way it unfolded is likely to have some major repercussions. According to attorney...

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  • Making the 30(b)(6) Witness Work For The Defense

    Appearing under the pall of an ominous warning – that their testimony will “bind the company” – 30(b)(6) witnesses are often considered hapless and unwilling allies of the plaintiff attorneys who are trying to nail the company....

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  • Battle Erupts Over Military Right To Sue

    Active duty service personnel cannot sue the government for medical malpractice, as the result of a 1950 Supreme Court ruling that gave rise to what’s been deemed the Feres Doctrine. (In May of this year the Court...

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  • Insider Trading Liability

    Steep sanctions and reputation damage to the company often follow an insider trading event. Insider trading can be an elusive concept, mostly because the law has developed primarily through the judiciary and administrative proceedings. No statute or...

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  • Hollywood Suit Ends With Hype-Storm

    Johnny Depp has resolved a lawsuit in which he challenged approximately $30 million paid to the law firm formerly known as Bloom Hergott. “While the firm was confident it would prevail at trial, we are nonetheless pleased...

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  • Senate Bill Would Send Tech Execs To Prison For Data Misuse

    In the wake of continuing privacy violations and what some perceived as tone-deaf Congressional testimony from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, some senators are taking a close look at a bill first introduced last year by Senator Ron...

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  • Tesla Sued After Driver Burns to Death

    Liliana Awan, widow of Omar Awan, has filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors Inc., alleging that her husband died as a result of the vehicle’s battery catching fire and automatic door handles that stopped rescuers from pulling...

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  • In-House Management of Appeals

    Larger in-house teams often include attorneys with a litigation background, but for many of them managing cases on appeal can be out of the comfort zone. This article makes the case for taking a fresh look at...

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  • A Case That Could Shake Up School Systems Nationwide

    A case now before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals is one of two nationwide that could bring, as one law school professor puts it, “enormous, almost earth-shattering change in terms of educational funding and educational opportunity.”...

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