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Everything's legal in Jersey: NJ SCt makes class certification harder in price disclosure case

Dugan v. TGI Fridays, Inc., 171 A.3d 620 (N.J. 2017) Plaintiffs alleged that the defendants failed to fairly disclose prices charged to customers for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The New Jersey Supreme Court held that one set of plaintiffs failed … Continue reading

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Case o' The Week: Expert Case A Bitter Pill to Swallow – Diaz and Expert Testimony on Ultimate Legal Issue

  A doc prescribes 5 million opiate pills in four years.  (Yet the government still needs an expert to opine on the ultimate legal issue: that this was “outside the usual course of professional practice?”)United States v. Julio Diaz, 2017 … Continue reading

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How an Injured Construction Worker’s Persuasive Expert Helped Give the Worker a Successful Outcome in His Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Case

In any type of case, it obviously helps if you have evidence that is both very believable and persuasive. This includes the expert witnesses who give testimony in your case. Helping you in putting together a workers’ compensation case that … Continue reading

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Should Justice Ginsburg at least explain why she does not recuse herself in the travel ban case?

Lawprof Ronald Rotunda — in a WaPo op-ed — says that she should.We already know what Ginsburg thinks of the president. She told us more than a year ago that she “can’t imagine what the country would be . . . with … Continue reading

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Ethics Committee Chair Sued for Role in Futility Case

I have previously collected lawsuits brought against ethics consultants and ethics committee members. Most of those were brought in the context of medical futility disputes. In March 2015, Ben Taub Hospital used the conflict resolution mechanism in the Texas Advance … Continue reading

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