• The Tangle Of Litigation Likely To Follow Boeing Crashes

    Boeing could be taking on lawsuits from multiple angles when the dust clears on the 737 Max disasters, says a Reuters article in the Chicago Tribune. Potential plaintiffs include not only families of victims, but also airlines...

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  • One Way To Sabotage Your Own Insurance Claim

    A case from the Sixth Circuit should serve as a caution for companies making an insurance claim that has any possibility of being disputed. From the outset, says attorney Shanti Eagle of Farella Braun + Martel LLP,...

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  • Transforming Responsive And Privilege Reviews With AI

    Advances in the last decade have brought artificial intelligence out of theory and into practice in the legal arena, notably in the areas of privilege and responsive reviews. How effective does it prove to be? To find...

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  • Could Elizabeth Warren’s Corporate Lawyer Past Come Back To Haunt Her?

    An article in the Washington Times highlights Elizabeth Warren’s former work as a “$675-an-hour corporate lawyer,” notably in some high-profile bankruptcy cases where she wasn’t necessarily on the side of the underdog. The time frame goes back...

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  • SAFETY Act Decreases Private Sector Risk And Liability

    An article co-written by three attorneys who have been deeply involved with homeland security and regulation issues looks at an underutilized strategy for reducing cybersecurity risk and liability. The authors are former Senator Joseph Lieberman; Clarine Nardi...

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  • Cohen Suing Trump For Legal Fees

    Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen is suing the Trump Organization for nearly $4 million in legal fees and “costs incurred by Mr. Cohen in connection with various matters arising from Mr. Cohen’s work with and on behalf...

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  • Legal Brothels In Nevada Attacked Under The Mann Act

    A former sex worker has filed a lawsuit against the state of Nevada, alleging that she was brought into the state’s legal brothel system from out of state in violation of the Mann Act. Her lawyer is...

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  • DOJ Turns Tables On A “Shell” Whistleblower

    What typically happens in a False Claims Act case is that a whistleblower – a relator in FCA terminology – comes to DOJ alleging some action or policy is ripping off the government. If the Justice Department...

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  • Did Iowa’s Governor Keep A Sexual Harassment Suit Under Wraps Before Election?

    Shortly before her election in November, the administration of Iowa Republican Governor Kim Reynolds okayed a highly unusual settlement of a pending sexual harassment lawsuit, before it had even been filed. (Reynolds, a former lieutenant governor, was...

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  • Is “Patent Troll” Defamation?

    Automated Transactions LLC owns multiple patents related to automatic teller machines and for years it sent letters alleging infringement to banks and credit unions. Many settled, and ATL collected millions. After an appeals court in 2012 ruled...

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