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South Carolina Court Reversed Summary Judgment in Favor of UM Carrier, Holding Claimant Was Not Negligent in Failing to Identify Hit and Run Driver

There are many scenarios through which a claim for uninsured or underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) insurance benefits may arise. Typically, such a claim happens as a result of a South Carolina car accident in which the negligent driver either had no … Continue reading

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Institute for Law Teaching & Learning holding one day conference for new law profs and adjuncts

The Institute for Law Teaching & Learning along with Texas A&M ​University ​School of Law are co-sponsoring a one-day conference on April 28, 2018 for new law professors and adjuncts. The details are below for planning purposes with registration to… … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Joins Fourth Circuit in Holding That CAFA's Class Action Removal Provisions Do Not Apply to State Parens Patriae Suits

It has certainly taken me long enough to get around to posting about it, but the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion earlier this month that raises an important issue for those of us who defend consumer class actions: what is … Continue reading

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Something smells bad: 8th Circuit reverses literal falsity holding

Buetow v. A.L.S. Enterprises, Inc., — F.3d —-, 2011 WL 3611488 (8th Cir.) Another day, another decision making it harder to recover for false advertising. Game animals use their senses of smell to avoid hunters, who therefore like clothes with … Continue reading

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FINRA RULES INCH TOWARD HOLDING BROKERS FULLY ACCOUNTABLE TO THEIR CUSTOMERS

Later this year, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") will put in effect new rules of conduct that narrow the gap between brokers' duties and investors' expectations of their brokers' responsibility. Many investors would be surprised to learn that licensed … Continue reading

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