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Florida Statute Allowing Defendants in Medical Malpractice Suits to Hold Ex Parte Interviews with the Aggrieved Patient’s Care Providers Declared Unconstitutional

Weaver v. Myers, 229 So.3d 1118 (Fla. 2017) In this medical malpractice action, filed in connection with the patient’s allegedly wrongful death, the defendants attempted to take advantage of Florida’s pre-suit discovery statute, Fla. Stat. Ann. §§ 766.106, 766.1065. This … Continue reading

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An Overview of Enforcement Suits in Texas Family Law

When will you need an enforcement suit? For family law cases in Texas, there are two ways to end a case. One is to settle your case through negotiations with the other party, and the other option is to go … Continue reading

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Richard Leibowitz of Leibowitz Law Put On Notice by SDNY re Frivolous Copyright Suits

Plaintiff files copyright infringement suit. Defendant serves Rule 68 offer of judgement. Defendant files motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction. Plaintiff withdraws complaint without prejudice. Defendant moves for fees and costs under Rule 68, and/or as a prevailing … Continue reading

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Shareholder Suits Over GE Insurance Shortfall – Billions of Dollars at Risk

General Electric Co is being sued by shareholders who are accusing the company of concealing insurance liabilities and an SEC investigation, saying it cost shareholders tens of billions of dollars. The lawsuit seeks damages on behalf of shareholders from Feb. … Continue reading

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NERA: 2017 Securities Suits Filed at “Record Pace”

According to a January 29, 2018 report from NERA Economic Consulting, there was “an explosion” of U.S. federal court securities class action litigation filing in 2017, as new securities suits were filed at a “record pace.” The report, entitled “Record … Continue reading

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