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May 5, 2017

GLOBAL: The rise of drones as an issue in sport

GLOBAL: An upswing of drones being an issue in sport [author: Danny Westmoreland] The rc aircraft which travelled a flag emblazoned by having an Albanian symbol within the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania in October 2014 introduced a premature finish towards the match among violent scenes, with fans invading the pitch and […]

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April 28, 2017

Plaintiffs May Assert Negligent Design Claims for Prescription Medications, Pa. Top Court Holds

Plaintiffs May Assert Negligent Design Claims for Prescription Medications, Pa. Top Court Holds Inside a stunning decision with broad implications for pharmaceutical companies in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, the final Court of Pennsylvania has held that plaintiffs may assert negligence claims against pharmaceutical companies concerning the design, testing, marketing and distribution of medication controlled through the […]

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April 28, 2017

Congressional Panel Explores Industry’s Views on Public-Private Partnerships

Congressional Panel Explores Industry’s Views on Public-Private Partnerships On Wednesday, March 5, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Special Panel on Public-Private Partnerships held a hearing entitled “Overview of Public-Private Partnerships for Highway and Transit Projects” to review the role of P3s in delivery of highway and transit projects. The witness list and links to their […]

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April 23, 2017

Appellate Memorandum Opinion Awarding Federal Civil Rights Attorney’s Fees Where Substantial Constitutional Question is Involved and Arises Out of Common Nucleaus of Operative Facts as State Claim.

Appellate Memorandum Opinion Awarding Federal Civil Rights Attorney’s Fees Where Substantial Constitutional Question is Involved and Arises Out of Common Nucleaus of Operative Facts as State Claim. Where pleading clearly alleged a federal constitutional claim under the Due Process Clause and 42 U.S.C. § 1983, although the court did not reach the federal constitutional claim […]

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April 21, 2017

Health Care Update – August 2014 #2

Health Care Update – August 2014 #2 In This Issue: – Brady Unveils Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Bill – Possible Litigation Threat Adds to Considerations in Containing Drug Costs – Implementation of the Affordable Care Act – Other Federal Regulatory Initiatives – Other Congressional and State Initiatives – Other Health Care News – Upcoming Hearings and Markups […]

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April 21, 2017

Hacked Class Can Sue Pre Injury

Hacked Class Can Sue Pre Injury Last week, a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held in Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Group LLC that individuals whose debit and credit card numbers were stolen by cyberthieves who had hacked into Neiman Marcus’s computer networks have standing to sue the retailer, even though […]

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April 20, 2017

Louisiana Court Enforces Reporting Requirement in Claims-Made Policy

Louisiana Court Enforces Reporting Requirement in Claims-Made Policy In its recent decision in XL Specialty Insurance Company v. Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23633 (E.D. La. Feb. 26, 2015), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana had occasion to consider the effect of an insured’s untimely reporting of a […]

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