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New York Court Rejects “Utterly Useless” Disclosure-Only Merger Objection Suit Settlement

In a series of rulings culminating in the January 2016 decision in Trulia (about which refer here), Delaware’s courts have evinced their hostility to the kind of disclosure-only settlement in which merger objection suits are frequently resolved. Since that time, … Continue reading

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$1.9 Million Settlement for the Paralysis of a 6-Year-Old Child Caused by Late Diagnosis of Pediatric Leukemia

A 6-year-old child suffered from fatigue, constipation, fever, pain and sleeping difficulties for several weeks. The girl was brought to a federal health clinic by her parents. A nurse practitioner examined her, diagnosed constipation and prescribed a suppository and juice. … Continue reading

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Too Fast and Furious: Ninth Circuit Unwinds Hyundai and Kia Nationwide Class Action Settlement

In a split panel, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court’s certification of a nationwide class action settlement because the lower court failed to conduct a sufficient predominance inquiry under Rule 23(b)(3). In 2012 Hyundai and Kia … Continue reading

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You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What?

Financial Issues You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What? How an experienced financial planner can help you make wise investments, reduce taxes, and make sure your financial settlement will work for you both now and in the future. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/divorce-financial-settlement-now-what … Continue reading

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It’s all over: Why the Waymo v. Uber self-driving settlement makes sense

Enlarge (credit: Uber) On Friday morning, Waymo and Uber settled their trade secrets lawsuit, setting the stage for self-driving marketplace competition rather than a legal battle. After a drawn-out struggle both in a court of law and the court of … Continue reading

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