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Environmental, industry and labor groups join forces to block cross-border trucking project
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2007

The Sierra Club, Public Citizen, Environmental Law Foundation, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Brotherhood of Teamsters Auto and Truck Drivers, and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed an action in the Northern District of California to block the implementation of a year long demonstration project allowing 100 Mexican trucking companies to make deliveries beyond the 20 mile commercial zones presently allowed along the southern border


Premises owners' duties to third parties continue to be defined: household asbestos claims
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2007

Across the nation, courts are being asked to decide whether premises owners owe a duty to unknown third parties


TABC permits: extending legality to non-Texans
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2007

The federal court in Austin, Texas, appears to have given a real boost to out-of-state-based businesses operating with liquor permits in Texas


Expert testimony and evidence of causation
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2007

Studies relied upon by experts must give adequate basis for the expert’s opinion that the types of chemicals plaintiffs were exposed to in their marine employment can cause their particular injuries in the general population


Aviall debate continues
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2007

On April 23, 2007, United States v. Atlantic Research, Case No. 06-562, was argued before the United States Supreme Court


Ledbetter v Goodyear
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2007

In a recent Supreme Court case, the Court addressed the issue of discriminatory pay claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964


California wage litigation heats up
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2007

In April 2007, the California Supreme Court issued a decision that defense and plaintiff ’s lawyers alike have been anxiously awaiting


Family responsibility discrimination - a litigation hotbed
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2007

Although the District of Columbia and Alaska are the only jurisdictions which prohibit discrimination on the basis of family responsibility, family responsibility discrimination cases have increased almost 400 percent in the last decade


Antitrust laws limited to initial stock offerings - Credit Suisse Securities v Billing
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2007

The plaintiffs in this class action suit claimed that several of the nation’s largest underwriting firms entered into illegal contracts with purchasers of securities distributed in initial public offerings, and that through these contracts, the underwriting firms grossly inflated the price of the securities after the IPOs in the so-called aftermarket


Vertical price restraints reevaluated
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2007

Just days ago, the United States Supreme Court abandoned its longstanding and absolute ban on agreements between suppliers and dealers that set the price at which dealers may resell a product