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The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) in Actions Against Firearms Retailers
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

The U.S. District Court of Kansas recently denied a retailer’s motion to dismiss a suit alleging negligent entrustment and knowing violation of

Florida Court Shoots Down Shotgun Pleading
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2016

The decision in Tsavaris v. Pfizer, Inc., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11465 (S.D. Fla. Feb. 1, 2016) can be summed up neatly as the court telling plaintiff

Are shotgun patent infringement pleadings allowed?
  • GrayRobinson PA
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

The Eleventh Circuit is not a big fan of shotgun pleadings, and neither is the Middle District of Florida. Christ Tavantzis and Christrikes Custom

Employee who threatened to shoot his colleagues with a shotgun not a “qualified individual” for the purposes of Oregon’s disability statute, says Ninth Circuit
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2015

The inherent tension between employee mental illness and workplace disability discrimination laws has become a hot topic over the last few years. Yet

District court strikes "shotgun complaint" that incorporated allegations by reference in each count
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

Lanard Toys Limited ("Lanard") filed a patent infringement action against Toys "R" US. Lanard subsequently filed a four-count Amended Complaint and

“Warriors . . . Come out to playyyyyy” (or "what are the insurance implications of driving your mom's car to a street fight?")
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

One of the most ridiculously entertaining movies of the late-1970’searly-1980’s was “The Warriors.” You need to watch it to fully appreciate how

Not without warning: the EEOC continues to file barrages of pregnancy discrimination lawsuits
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2013

In the EEOC's Strategic Enforcement Plan for FY 2013-2016, it cautioned employers, corporate counsel, and HR professionals that the commission is

Do your employees have the proper legal training when it comes to government investigations or inquiries?
  • Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2013

There is a general understanding that the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives a person the right not to incriminate him- or herself, and

Title insurance cases (12042013)
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

Escrow Agent: cause of purchaser's loss was property's commercial zoning classification and agent's revision of purchaser's deed to reflect that

Transporting patient covered under professional and auto liability policies
  • Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2012

In National Casualty Co. v. Western World Ins. Co., No. 10-41012, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 2109 (5th Cir. Feb. 3, 2012), the Fifth Circuit held that National Casualty and Western World each owed a duty to defend and provided primary coverage for an underlying lawsuit alleging that an insured ambulance company and its emergency medical technicians were negligent in loading and transporting a patient to and from dialysis.