Tag Archives: Appellate

Defamation Claims Against Trump Continue in Appellate Court

Summer Zervos, who was a contestant on The Apprentice back in 2007 is attempting to sue President Trump for defamation claims which he denies yet claims her suit cannot proceed until his Presidency ends. Zervos alleges that, while she was … Continue reading

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2-Day DRI appellate advocacy seminar coming in March

On March 14 and 15 in Las Vegas, DRI will present its 2018 Appellate Advocacy Seminar.  From the program brochure:  “At the DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, experienced appellate practitioners, in-house counsel, and occasional appellate advocates alike will benefit from a … Continue reading

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Illinois Appellate Court Turns The Tide In Favor Of Employers In Class Actions Brought Under The Illinois Biometric Privacy Act Alleging Mere Technical Violations

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Thomas E. Ahlering  Seyfarth Synopsis:  As the number of class action lawsuits alleging violations of the Illinois Information Biometric Privacy Act (“BIPA”) has exploded in the last six months, defendants have been eagerly awaiting … Continue reading

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Georgia Appellate Court Discusses Fireman’s Rule in Recent Car Accident Case

Earlier this month, the state’s appellate court issued a written opinion in a Georgia car accident case requiring the court to discuss the fireman’s rule. Ultimately, the court concluded that the defendant’s allegedly negligent actions were both the cause of … Continue reading

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Illinois Appellate Court Finds that Examining Physician Held Out as Expert is Not Subject to Medical Malpractice

In a medical malpractice case brought against an expert witness who was alleged to have misdiagnosed the plaintiff in a prior malpractice case, Philip W. Sandler sued Jerry J. Sweet, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist who was retained as … Continue reading

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