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Plaintiff’s Sexual Assault Complaint Asserts Claims Against Michigan State’s Board of Trustees

Stories of alleged sexual misconduct have dominated recent headlines.  Allegations of sexual assault raised against Supreme Court Brett Kavanagh have been the lead story all week, and there has also been extensive coverage of the criminal sentencing of Bill Cosby … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Daily Journal’s List of Top Plaintiff’s Side Verdicts & Settlements

Los Angeles Daily Journal’s List of Top Plaintiff’s Side Verdicts & Settlements Included McKennon Law Group In the September 21, 2018 issue of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the Daily Journal published a list of its top “Verdicts & Settlements,” … Continue reading

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Plaintiffs Files Cannabis-Related Securities Class Action Lawsuits

For those of us involved in day to day D&O insurance transactions, it is a recognized fact that cannabis-related companies represent a tough class of insurance business. Different insurers take different approaches to the business, but at best it is … Continue reading

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NJ Supreme Court Finds that High-Low Agreement Supersedes Plaintiff’s Offer of Judgment

By Christine M. McCarthy, Esq. On July 19, 2018, the New Jersey Supreme Court, in Lucia Serico v.Robert M . Rothberg, M.D. (A-69-16), declared you must make your intentions explicitly known if you intend to pursue expenses prescribed by R: … Continue reading

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The Ninth Circuit don’t care: successful Rogers defense reversed because plaintiff’s trademark is “artistic”

Gordon v. Drape Creative, Inc., No. 16-56715 (9th Cir. Jul. 30, 2018)The Ninth Circuit routinely invents some new epicycle for trademark defenses; here it unfortunately mushes together Rogers and transformativeness (absent the word itself, replaced with “artistic”).  There are a … Continue reading

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