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Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Jury Verdict Ruling that Defendant Doctor’s Closing Argument Comments Did Not Cause Substantial Prejudice

After Ernestine Wilson’s 23-year-old son Brian Curry died from a saddle pulmonary embolism (a blood clot that blocked the large pulmonary artery straddling his lungs), she sued emergency room physician Dr. Eric Moon and Chicago’s St. Bernard Hospital. She claimed … Continue reading

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Kochenov on the European Court of Justice’s Ruling in Tjebbes

Dimitry Kochenov (University of Groningen – Faculty of Law) has posted Dimitry Kochenov (University of Groningen – Faculty of Law) has posted The Tjebbes Fail (4 European Papers 2019, pp.1-18) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This note briefly analyses … Continue reading

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Appeals Court Ruling in Case Involving Inadequate Disclosure by RIA May Have Significant Impact on Future SEC Enforcement Proceedings

A recent decision handed down by the DC Circuit Court of Appeals in a case involving SEC action against an adviser for failure to disclose material conflicts of interest provides potentially significant precedent for SEC enforcement proceedings going forward. See … Continue reading

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Second Favorable Ruling for Insurance Companies on Independent Contractor Misclassification

Following on the heels of a very favorable decision by a federal appellate court earlier this year that insurance agents for American Family Insurance were not misclassified by the company as independent contractors in a class action brought under ERISA, … Continue reading

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Federal Circuit Affirms PTAB Ruling That Prior Art and FDA Skepticism Supports Non-Obviousness Finding

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB’s) decision upholding the patentability of Eli Lilly & Co.’s patent claims directed to reducing toxicity of a chemotherapy agent. In so holding, … Continue reading

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