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Florida Jury Hears Opening Statements In Suit Over Smoker’s Fatal Heart Disease (Watch The Videos Of The Opening Statements)

BRADENTON, Fla. — Trial got under way in Florida state court April 29 with opening statements in a suit alleging that the death of a smoker of coronary artery disease at age 45 was the result of his years of smoking ( Madonna Dupre, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al. , No. 2011CA005529...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Monday, May 4, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 2 new published opinions on Monday, May 4, 2015: ...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Monday, May 4, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division Two of the Court of Appeals filed 2 new published opinions and Division Three filed...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Thursday, May 7, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Monday, May 11, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Monday, May 11, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 2 new published opinions and announced the publication...

Jury Verdict Round-Up: April Top Personal Injury Suits

During April, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. Every month, we try to make a list of the top five cases that captured our attention. This month, however, we covered so many really interesting cases, we decided...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Thursday, May 14, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Friday, May 15, 2015

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Norton Rose Fulbright Releases 2015 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

Findings show increase in disputes as a major concern for companies globally | Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright on May 14 released its 2015 Litigation Trends Annual Survey . This year’s survey is the 11th overall and the most extensive in its history, polling more than 800 corporate...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Monday, May 18, 2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Risk-Contribution Constitutionality Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on May 18 denied certiorari in a case in which a former maker of lead-based paint had argued that Wisconsin’s risk-contribution theory violates the due process clause of the U.S. Constitution “by eliminating any meaningful causation...

U.S. High Court Denies Review Of Last Pending Appeal Of Generic Label-Update Claim

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on May 18 denied review in the last pending “failure-to-update-warnings” preemption appeal by generic drug manufacturers ( Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al. v. Paul E. Hassett , No. 14-705, U.S. Sup. [lexis.com subscribers...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Monday, May 18, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion and withdrew and replaced...

9th Circuit Denies Copyright Protection To Actress Tricked Into Video Blaspheming The Prophet Mohammed

In an opinion issued on May 18, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a federal district court’s denial of an actress’s motion for a preliminary injunction that would have required Google to remove the film “Innocence of Muslims ” from Youtube. The...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion, Division Two filed 4...

California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Thursday, May 21, 2015

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California Official Reports: Electronic Advance Sheet – Court Opinions For Friday, May 22, 2015

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Bullivant Houser Bailey PC: Superior Court of Pennsylvania Strikes Down ‘Any Exposure’ Theory in Asbestos Litigation

By Melissa Tarab The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently issued another decision holding that the purported "any exposure" or "each and every fiber" theory is not sufficient to establish causation in cases alleging exposure to asbestos. In Nelson v. Airco Welders Supply, et...