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Fifth Circuit Applies Escobar’s “Demanding” Materiality Standard: Abbott v. BP Exploration and Production
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

BP, the defendant in Abbott, built and maintained the Atlantis Platform, a semi-submersible oil production facility in the Gulf of Mexico. The Relator


5th Cir. Holds No Wrongful Foreclosure Without Completed Foreclosure Sale, Substitute Trustee Fraudulently Joined
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently affirmed a trial court’s denial of a mortgagor’s motion for remand because the non-diverse


The 5th Circuit Issues Order Leaving Intact its Judicial Stay on the EPA Regional Haze Rule
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit continued its stay of EPA’s Regional Haze Rule. Texas et al. V. U.S. Environmental


Texas District Court Upholds Hospital’s Policy that Disabled Employees Compete for Vacant Positions
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

In a decision impacting the interactive process, the Northern District of Texas held in EEOC v. Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, No. 3:2015-cv-03104 (N


Texas Regional Haze: Fifth Circuit Grants EPA’s Motion to Remand the Texas Regional Haze FIP
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit allowed EPA to revise and change the Texas Regional Haze Federal Implementation


Critical Habitat for Endangered Species: Does It Have To Be Habitat?
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

On February 13, 2017, a sharply divided Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals declined en banc review of the decision in Markle Interests, L.L.C. v. United


Employment litigation round-up: key cases affecting employers
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

On January 13 2017 the Supreme Court granted certiorari in three cases involving the validity of the National Labour Relations Board's (NLRB) position


Class Action as Defense: Fifth Circuit Rules Pending Class Action Subsumes Class Member’s Duplicative Individual Claim
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

Employers facing multiple litigations can take solace in the fact that, sometimes, too much of a bad thing can be helpful. In Ruiz v. Brennan


11th Circuit Upholds Longstanding Precedent: Sexual Orientation Claims Are Not Cognizable Under Title VII
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

On March 10, 2017, in Evans v. Ga. Reg'l Hosp., No. 15-15234, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 4301 (11th Cir. Mar. 10, 2017), the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals


U.S. Fifth Circuit Judge Seeks to Change the Maritime Contract Test
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

On February 27, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion in which it affirmed a district court’s holding that