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Long term care insurance: policy provisions in dispute

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

Long term care ("LTC") insurance has been and will continue to be a focus of attention for the plaintiffs' bar and state and federal regulators. LTC

Consumer-initiated text message telemarketing complies with TCPA prior express written consent requirement and E-SIGN Act?

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

Telemarketing practices in the United States are governed by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), as well as by specific Federal Trade

Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately

Illinois Appellate Court clarifies Dina, holds void mortgages do not equal void judgments

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

In JPMorgan Chase, N.A. v. Ontiveros, 2015 IL App (2d) 140145-U, the Illinois Appellate Court for the Second District recently clarified the

Concussions in professional and amateur athletics: potential liability for traumatic brain injuries suffered during sporting events

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

Over the last two years, there has been a significant increase in public awareness concerning the possible long-term consequences resulting from

2nd Circuit aligns with the 9th Circuit on implied contract idea submission cases, raising risks for media and technology companies

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2012

On June 26, 2012, the Second Circuit, applying California law, followed the Ninth Circuit precedent in holding that the Copyright Act does not automatically preempt “idea-theft” claims arising under state implied contract law (Forest Park Pictures v. Universal Television Network, Inc., 683 F.3d 424 (2nd Cir 2012

Massachusetts court rejects insurer’s attempt to recoup defense and indemnity payments

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2015

In a recent decision, a Massachusetts trial court addressed whether an insurer could recoup previously-paid indemnity and defense costs from its

Settlement of the "American Idol" and "Deal or No Deal" California class action litigation nets jackpot for plaintiffs' lawyers but fails to settle open issues of law

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2011

The question of whether a text-message charge in connection with a sweepstakes entry is an illegal payment for a chance to win was presented back in 2007 in several lawsuits that were brought on behalf of television viewers who entered sweepstakes as part of a game-show promotion by sending a text message from their mobile phones and were charged a 99-cent premium charge

Apple, Inc. lost iPhone trademark in Brazil: can you save your company’s brands and trademarks from the same fate?

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • Brazil, Global, USA
  • -
  • February 14 2013

Apple, Inc. recently learned the Brazilian Trademark Office or the Instituto Nacional Da Propriedade Industrial, ruled in favor of a local company

Florida Supreme Court holds that an insured can assign its causes of action against a nonparty insurance broker and obtain a release, consistent with the court’s decision in COPE

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2008

In Wachovia Ins. Serv., Inc. v. Toomey, No. 06-1110, 2008 WL 4379587 (Fla. Sept. 29, 2008), the Florida Supreme Court answered two interrelated, certified questions from the Eleventh Circuit