Tag Archives: Standards

New York Court Discusses Standards for Evaluating the Sufficiency of a Medical Malpractice Expert Report

In many cases, a medical malpractice claim is only a strong as the plaintiff’s expert report. If a plaintiff’s expert cannot adequately prove that a doctor breached the standard of care, it can result in a dismissal of the plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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Louisiana homeowners face differing standards for flood insurance offset

Heres another of those great Rebecca Mowbray stories in the Times-Picayune on Katrina legal developments in Louisiana.  This story discusses two different schools of thought among courts in the state when analyzing a common factual scenario — someone had both a … Continue reading

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Should Franchisees Foot the Bill for Franchise Remodeling and System Standards Modifications?

Should Franchisees Foot the Bill for Franchise Remodeling and System Standards Modifications? By: Jeffrey M. Goldstein Franchise remodeling disputes have recently littered the franchise litigation landscape; but this is nothing new. The source of conflict in franchise remodeling disputes is … Continue reading

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Federal Courts and the Poor: Lack of Standards and Uniformity in Civil In Forma Pauperis Pleadings

Andrew Hammond, Pleading Poverty in Federal Court, Yale L. J. (forthcoming). Available at SSRN. Ezra Rosser In United States v. Kras, the Court rejected the argument that a poor person petitioning for protection from creditors should not have to pay … Continue reading

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FICC Markets Standards Board finalises new standard on secondary market trading error compensation

On 28 January 2019, the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) has published the final version of its standard on secondary market trading error compensation under its remit to improve conduct and raise standards in the wholesale fixed income, currencies and … Continue reading

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