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DE FACTO PARENT DEFINED; THIRD PARTY CHILD CUSTODY STATUTE

The third party custody statute in DC enables an initial filing or intervention by the third party in the ongoing proceeding under the following conditions: THIRD PARTY CUSTODY I. A parent who has provided primary care of the child for … Continue reading

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Court Rejects Third Party Administrator’s Demurrer to Insurance Bad Faith Claim Based on Plaintiffs’ Theory of Joint Venture Liability

Implied in every insurance contract is a promise of “good faith and fair dealing,” which means that the insurer must not take unreasonable steps to prevent an insured’s right to receive benefits under the policy. To comply with its promise … Continue reading

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Which party controls the initial approach to searching for ESI? The producing party, as long its method produces sufficient results that are reasonable and proportional.

Author: RHL   Citation: In re Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate) Prods. Liab. Litig., No. 16-md-02691-RS (SK), 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144925 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 14, 2016).   Employee/Personnel/Employer implicated: Plaintiff’s Counsel   eLesson Learned: Plaintiff’s counsel should have shown the judge … Continue reading

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Judicial reform post-19th Party Congress

  Judge Jiang speaking at an academic conference   Senior Judge Jiang Huiling heads the Supreme People’s Court (SPC)’s China Institute of Applied Jurisprudence (the Institute). He recently published two articles in the Chinese legal and professional press (the first … Continue reading

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Pitfalls of the Office Christmas Party

Employees doing coke outside the office Christmas party. Janitors gifting people bottles of acid. Removing your bra in front of co-workers while hypnotized. Watching your boss have sex. Accidentally choking a co-worker unconscious. These are just some of the mishaps that … Continue reading

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