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  • New Sources of Discoverable Evidence

    October 02, 2017 |

    Part One of a Two-Part Article

    Personal assistants, fitness trackers, and automotive black boxes are among the devices whose data and metadata may have big impact in legal cases. Here's why.

  • Case Notes

    October 02, 2017 |

    A look at a situation in which, because the drug-manufacturing defendants seeking federal retention of a case removed from state court were unable to prove the four elements of the U.S. Supreme Court's Gunn test for federal-question jurisdiction, the case was remanded back to state court.

  • Third-Party Litigation Funding

    October 02, 2017 |

    Third-party litigation funding is a relatively new, but rapidly expanding litigation financing vehicle. According to the authors, general counsel and commercial litigators would be well served to understand the changing landscape regarding the scope and potential uses of such funding.

  • Challenges to the Admissibility of Evidence in the 'Omics' Era

    September 02, 2017 |

    Even though the technology is cutting edge, the admissibility of expert testimony regarding genetic testing is subject to age-old rules. This article reviews some recent decisions regarding genomics, and provides practice pointers for litigators involved in these types of proceedings.

  • Case Notes

    September 02, 2017 |

    Discussion of a pelvic mesh verdict.

  • Understanding NY's Economic Loss Rule

    September 02, 2017 |

    New York's Economic Loss Rule is purportedly a simple common law principle. However, its evolution and application have proven to be quite the opposite. It can significantly minimize exposure in many cases, and in some instances result in the complete dismissal of a claim.

  • Supreme Court Limits Forum Shopping with Plavix Lawsuit Decision

    August 02, 2017 |

    OnJune 19, the U.S. Supreme Court upended years of jurisprudence to hand corporations a gift: a far more stringent definition of specific jurisdiction that will force plaintiffs to bring suit in multiple state courts rather than join their claims to those in far-flung jurisdictions.

  • Will the Tronox Decision Help the New GM?

    August 02, 2017 |

    General Motors LLC — the New GM — is subject to a multitude of lawsuits stemming from its alleged wrongdoings and the alleged wrongdoings of its predecessor, General Motors Corp. — the Old GM. This article presents an in-depth analysis of the litigation.

  • Case Notes

    August 02, 2017 |

    Analysis of a case in which a prescribed drug allegedly contributed to a young man's death.