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Commercial Division approves a new model preliminary conference form

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2014

Earlier this month, New York's Chief Administrative Judge signed an Administrative Order approving a new model preliminary conference form for use in

Negligent plaintiffs still out of luck in Maryland

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2013

Maryland's highest state court issued an opinion this week upholding Maryland's long-standing principle of contributory negligence, which precludes a

Next steps for employers compliance with DOMA after United States v. Windsor

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2013

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which defined marriage as the union between

Federal district court in Virginia analyzes the factors that go into an award for attorney's fees

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2012

A recent decision out of the Eastern District of Virginia, Lorillard Tobacco Co. et al., v. California Imports, LLC, et al., analyzed the factors that a court in the Fourth Circuit must consider while determining the reasonableness of an attorney’s fee award

A messy break-up but a clean divorce: Dewey Leboeuf avoids litigation morass of most law firm bankruptcy cases

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2012

Large law firm failures typically produce lengthy and litigious bankruptcy cases

Attorneys' fees may be assessed against employers under D.C. Workers' Compensation Act only after official award of compensation

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2012

In Fluellyn v. D.C. Department of Employment Services & Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, the D.C. Court of Appeals recently resolved a split between the D.C. Office of Workers Compensation (“OWC”) and the Administrative Hearing Division (AHD) regarding the award of attorneys’ fees in workers’ compensation claims

"Arguable probable cause" leads to qualified immunity

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2012

Roger Fleming was walking his dog in a Flanagan, Illinois alley in the early morning hours one summer day when Sheriff's deputy David Turner arrested him for burglary and aggravated sexual assault

Fraudulent parking ticket victim adequately alleged "class of one" claim

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2012

Mark Geinosky received 24 parking tickets from the City of Chicago between October 2007 and the end of 2008

Further investigation unnecessary after probable cause is established

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2012

Anthony Matthews and Robert Gillespie got into a physical altercation with a security guard and the owner of the Club Casino in East St. Louis, Illinois

Issue does not get preclusive effect if it was not necessarily decided

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2012

Nicholas Rice was arrested for auto theft in March 2003 and taken to the Berrien County, Michigan Jail