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Steven A. Lauer-Dupl
Without Effective Evaluation, All May Be for Naught

Excerpt: Absent good communication, in-house and outside counsel's ability to work together effectively to represent their mutual client will suffer. Establishing good channels between the in-house and outside attorneys is necessary at the start...

Sara Youngdahl
Sara Youngdahl On The Preclusion Of FELA Claims By The Federal Railroad Safety Act

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Sara Youngdahl of Youngdahl and Citti P.C. examines case law on the issue of whether the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) precludes FELA claims based on excessive train speeds and inadequate warning devices. Ms. Youngdahl...

Darren Heitner
Duties Of Sports Agents To Athletes And Statutory Regulation Thereof

The Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act of 2004 (SPARTA) and the Uniform Athlete Agents Act (UAAA) have helped protect student-athletes and educational institutions against harmful acts by unscrupulous sports agents. Statutory regulations have come...

Joan Grossman
High Court: District Court Should Have Deferred To ERISA Plan Administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on April 21 reversed 5-3 a Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling and held that a federal district court erred in failing to defer to a pension plan administrator’s decisions...

James Cordrey
Supreme Court Finds Bona Fide Error Defense Inapplicable In FDCPA Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) A divided U.S. Supreme Court on April 21 reversed a federal appellate court and ruled that the bona fide error defense does not apply to a violation of the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) resulting...

LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff
Baron & Budd Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Price Fixing Involving Marine Products

LOS ANGELES — Baron & Budd P.C. attorneys, working with attorneys from Los Angeles-based Glancy Bingow & Goldberg LLC, New York securities law firm Labaton Sucharow LLP, Mobile, Ala.-based Vickers, Riis, Murray and Curran L.L.C. and Galveston...