My 40-plus years litigation practice in the Toronto area consisted of a moderate amount of family, aka matrimonial, cases. In spite of this area being emotionally charged, I think that I was able to maintain a reasonable degree of sanity. Reasonable.
The ABA is seeking to dismiss a data-breach lawsuit filed against the association, saying the plaintiffs are relying on “the implausible assertion” that the March 2023 incident exposed the plaintiffs’ personal and financial data.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday expressed his “serious doubts” about using bellwether trials in multidistrict litigation to prevent defendants from relitigating issues decided in lawsuits by different plaintiffs.
Updated: A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has said she has “zero tolerance for immature sniping and sharp litigation practices,” yet “that behavior continues” in a case involving Walgreens and its former law firm.
Two energy companies allege that Winston & Strawn bungled two intertwined contracts involving the purchase of Southern California oil and gas wells, leading the two clients to give up a 25% equity stake in their businesses while receiving nothing in return.
A federal judge in Ohio has rejected a motion to disqualify a special master overseeing opioid litigation over a mistaken “reply all” email that claimed two defendants had a goal “to complicate and delay.”
“How long will this take?” An often-asked question clients pose to their lawyers. (The most often is, “How much will this cost me?”) In the legal world, unfortunately, it generally takes too long to get matters resolved.
Litigation funding company Burford Capital would receive about $6.2 billion under a federal judge’s order requiring Argentina to pay likely damages of about $16 billion for its 2012 seizure of an oil and gas company.
A jury considering a second defamation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump by writer E. Jean Carroll can skip the liability issue and decide on damages, a federal judge in New York City has ruled.