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LAW FIRM PARTNERSHIP & BENEFITS REPORT

Unfinished Business Claims

By Robert W. Dremluk

This two-part article describes recent developments with respect to unfinished business claims, discusses the implications that those cases may have on law firm partnerships, and provides some suggestions as to what law firms may do to avoid unfinished business claim litigation. Read More...

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NY REAL ESTATE LAW REPORTER

Municipalities Have Power to Zone Out Fracking

By Stewart E. Sterk

What limits are there on a New York municipality's exercise of its zoning power? The Court of Appeals recently addressed that question in the context of municipal ordinances banning fracking, but the implications of the case are broader, suggesting that the state legislature must use explicit language to pre-empt local zoning authority. Read More...

LEGAL TECH NEWSLETTER

Keep Litigation Management Under Control

By Patrick W. Michael

Client questions about litigation management are always the same: How likely are we to win? How long will it take? How much will it cost? The answers vary from case to case, but metrics exist to answer the questions and to enhance litigation management. Read More...

PRODUCT LIABILITY LAW & STRATEGY

Proof and Defense of Causation in Failure-to-Warn Claims

By George W. Soule and Kevin P. Curry

In litigating failure-to-warn claims, the focus often is on duty (whether the manufacturer should have included a warning) and adequacy issues. In most cases, there is little attention paid to proof that the lack of a warning, or an inadequate warning, caused the accident. This article focuses on strategies for proving and defending the causation element of failure-to-warn. Read More...

EQUIPMENT LEASING NEWSLETTER

Vendors, Keep Your Promises

By Debra Devassy Babu

A recent decision by the Minnesota Supreme Court addressed the enforceability of a provision commonly found in vendor program agreements — that a transaction presented by the vendor to the lessor/financier is valid and enforceable. Read More...

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