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A project consisting of several component projects is a single project or “product purchased by the owner” within the meaning of the Indiana economic loss rule; only damage to pre-exiting property at the site may be subject to recovery in negligence
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2018

The City of Whiting, Indiana (the “City”) undertook a 26-acre lakefront development project. It hired an engineering firm to serve as the consultant


Wells Fargo Consent Orders Highlight Importance of Acting on Information From Third-Party Vendors
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2018

The OCC and CFPB consent orders issued against Wells Fargo on April 20 cited deficiencies in third-party oversight practices. The orders are the


If You Want to Avoid Prejudgment Interest You Have to Expressly Say So in the Contract, Merely Striking the Interest Provision From the Contract May Not Work
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

This case arose out of a project in Columbia, Missouri on which Jeff City Industry, Inc. (“JCI”) was the general contractor and G&G Mechanical


Supreme Court Issues Two Patent-Related Opinions; One Causes Turmoil at the Patent Office
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2018

On April 24, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, held that inter partes review (IPR) proceedings conducted by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board


Employees Should Not Be Working While on FMLA Leave
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2018

Q: Can I require an employee to do work while the employee is on FMLA leave? What if the employee volunteers to work while on leave? A: Under most


Materially and Substantively Modifying Online Articles Restarts the Clock in NJ Defamation Claims
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently held, in Petro-Lubricant Testing Laboratories, Inc. v. Adelman, that New Jersey's one-year statute of


Dissecting the Massachusetts Ruling Recognizing a Duty for Higher Education Institutions to Prevent Student Suicide
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

A recent decision by Massachusetts’s highest court unanimously recognized that, under some circumstances, colleges and universities have a duty to


USPTO Proposes Change In Claim Construction Standard For Post-Grant Proceedings
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

On May 9, 2018, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) issued a notice of proposed rule for changing the standard for construing claims in unexpired


Evidence That Government Internally Considered Additional Modifications After the Parties Had Signed Earlier Modifications May Negate a Finding That the Earlier Modifications Were an Accord and Satisfaction of All Claims
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

Meridian Engineering Company (“Meridian”) was hired by the United States (“Government”) to construct flood control structures on the Chula Vista


Pharmaceutical Waste Rule to Impose New Reporting Requirements on Health Care Facilities
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

A new rule proposed by the EPA to take effect in July 2018 would redefine pharmaceutical waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA