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Can My Company Recover Its Attorneys’ Fees And Costs In A Lawsuit In New York State Court?

A corporate or individual litigant is usually responsible for the payment of its own attorneys' fees and costs in a lawsuit in the New York state courts. New York follows the so-called "American Rule" that a litigant is "not . . . allow[ed] . . . to recover damages for the amounts...

Third Circuit Addresses E-Discovery Costs for Losing Parties

The Third Circuit recently addressed e-discovery, which is an evolving and developing area of law. The specific issue before the Third Circuit in Race Tires America, Inc. v. Hoosier Racing Tire Corp., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 5511 [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers...

Kevin Brady Discusses Third Circuit Opinion Limiting Taxation of E-Discovery Against Losing Party

Kevin F. Brady of Eckert Seamans discusses Race Tires America v. Hoosier Racing Tire Corp. , et al., in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed the Western District of Pennsylvania's award of over $365,000 in costs to the prevailing party for a wide variety of e-discovery and...

Has the "Litigation Funding Moment" Arrived?

In last week's Advisen webinar on 2012 D&O claims trends, one of the audience questions related to the growth and relevance of litigation funding in the U.S. In responding to the question I noted, among other things, the rise of litigation funding outside the U.S., particularly in Australia...