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Similar Claims but Opposite Results
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

A federal judge in Texas recently ruled that Texas law does not allow a claim for negligence per se based solely on alleged violations of the FDCA or


Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Pursue Claim that Was Discovered After Bankruptcy Filing
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

Recently, we discussed a decision from the U.S. District Court for the District Columbia that considered whether a former employee’s failure to


College Not Required to Alter Academic Program for Reasonable Accommodation
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

After his requests for additional accommodations were denied, a student at the Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT) who had medical issues related to


Fifth Circuit Confirms That Constitutionally Non-Compliant Home Equity Liens Are Invalid And That No Statute Of Limitations Applies To A Quiet Title Action Alleging Such Violations
  • Kane Russell Coleman Logan PC
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

The Fifth Circuit recently confirmed that lenders andor servicers cannot raise the statute of limitations as a defense where borrowers claim that a


The Fifth Circuit calls into question its standard of review in ERISA denial of benefits cases
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

Explaining that “as any sports fan dismayed that instant replay did not overturn a blown call learns, it is difficult to overcome a deferential


5th Circuit Discusses Privilege Logs In Connection With EEOC Investigation
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

Company records and communications are typically subject to disclosure in government investigations. They may be protected from disclosure if they are


Court Finds Infringement of THE KRUSTY KRAB Mark
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

In Viacom International Inc. v. IJR Capital Investments, LLC, 2017 WL 1037294 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 17, 2017), Viacom successfully asserted common-law


Briefing Completed in Half-Billion-Dollar Verdict in Pinnacle MDL
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

Plaintiffs and defendants have now completed briefing before the Fifth Circuit on defendants' appeal of the $498 million verdict in the second


Privilege, Not a Right: US Court of Appeals Sets Record Straight on Privilege Logs
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

Does a conversation with an in-house attorney always carry with it the protection of the attorney-client privilege? The answer is a resounding "no,"


Enforceability of arbitration agreements with class action waivers becoming hot topic in ERISA litigation
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

Recent Supreme Court decisions permitting class action waivers in arbitration agreements opened the door to the question of whether such an agreement