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PG&E Chief Is Out as Utility Faces California Fire Liability

The utility faces an estimated $30 billion exposure to liability for damages from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires that killed scores in Northern California. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Johnson & Johnson Faces First Cosmetic Talc Trial In Key Asbestos Hub, CVN To Webcast Live

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“Recalling Jerry Brown’s first Supreme Court choice as his final pick faces confirmation”

Kathleen A. Cairns writes for CALmatters about Governor Jerry Brown’s appointment of Rose Bird as Chief Justice more than 40 years ago and about the subsequent attacks on the “Bird court.” Related:  Video of judicial elections program available; The specter … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit: Offshore Supply Vessel Faces Liability for “Towing Vessel” Classification

In Shell Offshore, Inc. v. Tesla Offshore, L.L.C., No. 16-30528, 2018 WL 4844687 (5th Cir. Oct. 5, 2018), Fifth Circuit ruled on liability based on the classification of the vessel. Shell Offshore, Inc. v. Tesla Offshore, L.L.C. Background A vessel in the Gulf … Continue reading

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Harshing My “Vibes”: Kim Kardashian Fragrance Line Faces Trademark Infringement Suit

Kim Kardashian West’s fragrance company, KKW Fragrance LLC, is the target of a reverse confusion trademark infringement suit launched by Chicago-based mobile marketing company, Vibes Media, LLC. According to Vibes’ complaint, KKW Fragrance intentionally copied Vibes’ name and speech bubble … Continue reading

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