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May 3, 2017

Senate Passes Burr-Feinstein Cybersecurity Bill

Senate Passes Burr-Feinstein Cybersecurity Bill The Senate has transpired the Cybersecurity Information Discussing Act (S.754, CISA), backed by Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the chair and vice-chair from the Senate Intelligence Committee, with a margin of 74 to 21. The ultimate election came after a number of votes on high-profile amendments concerning […]

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April 29, 2017

Reid Ruling Ignores Calif. Precedent

Reid Ruling Ignores Calif. Precedent Originally Published in Law360 – December 20, 2013. A good deal has already been written about the recent Reid case in California, but there is more to be said. On Oct. 7, 2013, Division 8 of the Second District Court of Appeals held in Reid v. Mercury Insurance Company, No. […]

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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 25, 2017

Top Court Amendment Imposes Obligation on Practitioners to examine Certain Files for Non-Public Situation Information

Top Court Amendment Imposes Obligation on Practitioners to examine Certain Files for Non-Public Situation Information With an order issued on The month of january 29, 2016, the Rhode Island Top Court makes amendments towards the Rhode Island Judiciary Rules of Practice Governing Public Use of Electronic Situation Information (the “Public Access Rules”) to deal with […]

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April 23, 2017

Pregnancy & Car Accidents: What To Do

Pregnancy & Car Accidents: What To Do Being pregnant can be an exciting time, but also one that is often filled with worry and concern for the mom-to-be. If you  or your loved one is involved in an auto accident while pregnant, the stress can be even greater as unknown questions about the baby’s health […]

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April 22, 2017

Proceedings Available on 2015 U.S.-EU Joint Workshop on Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts

Proceedings Available on 2015 U.S.-EU Joint Workshop on Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts In December 2015, the proceedings from the March 12-13, 2015, U.S.-European Union (EU) joint workshop on “Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts” were posted online.  The workshop was sponsored by the European Commission (EC) and the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI).  It brought together European and […]

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April 21, 2017

Retaliation Claims Still Remind Us: Scrutinize Your Employment Decisions

Retaliation Claims Still Remind Us: Scrutinize Your Employment Decisions I know. We’re a bit of a broken record here. Another post on the perils on retaliation claims. (I’m resisting adding the “so sue me” joke here.) But new decisions from the courts keep coming out which give us an opportunity to do refreshers to employers […]

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April 6, 2017

Claw Back of Privileged Documents Fails Where Defendants Had Used the Documents in Depositions, Expert Reports and in Briefs without Objection

Claw Back of Privileged Documents Fails Where Defendants Had Used the Documents in Depositions, Expert Reports and in Briefs without Objection Defendants filed a motion to compel Adaptix to re-produce documents that Adaptix had clawed back on the grounds of privilege. Adaptix had early produced the documents in several productions. The Defendants argued in the […]

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