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The DTSA and Inevitable Disclosure
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

A recent decision in the Northern District of Illinois gave life to the inevitable disclosure doctrine under the Defend Trade Secrets Act. Inevitable

Medical evidence not required for personal injury awards
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the Employment Tribunal was entitled to make a personal injury award in respect of disability

Federal Court In Washington Sanctions Attorney For Citing “Badly Out Of Date” Case Law
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

Defense counsel was sanctioned by a federal court in Washington for bringing a motion to compel in bad faith, with the court finding that defense

Chance remark? Overall view of evidence is required to decide whether remark "related to" disability
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

Contacts Ed Bowyer Partner ed.bowyerhoganlovells.com Stefan Martin Partner stefan.martinhoganlovells.com hoganlovells.com Chance remark? Overall

Ohio Supreme Court gives further guidance regarding voluntariness of retirement and its effect on workers’ compensation benefits
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • October 14 2011

In an October 4, 2011 decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio addressed the character of an injured workers' retirement as it related to his eligibility for permanent total disability (PTD) compensation.

New South Wales Government postpones implementation of mandatory pre-litigation requirements
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 24 2011

The New South Wales Government announced on 23 August 2011 that it will postpone for 18 months the commencement of laws requiring potential litigants to take reasonable steps to resolve their disputes before initiating court proceedings, casting doubt on whether this initiative will ultimately be pursued in the longer term.

Is that a statement of facts, or a "fact dump"?
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • July 19 2011

A friend of mine practices Social Security disability, and hence files quite a few appellate briefs in the U.S. District Court.

Post settlement surveillance a warning!
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2011

In 2008 Mr Noble received damages totalling £3,397,000 for personal injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in 2003.

An ethical dilemma
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2011

A recent decision of the Federal Court deals with the ethical dilemma that counsel for the plaintiff found themselves in relating to evidence that had been presented to the Court as part of the plaintiff's claim.

Unfair dismissal: employers need medical opinion before relying on evidence suggesting illness is fake
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2011

Where covertly filmed evidence would suggest to a lay person that an employee is feigning illness, employers should not take disciplinary action without first obtaining a medical opinion on whether the evidence supports this view.