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Free Download-California Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law-Summary Judgment in Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law
Posted on 26 Apr 2010 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

By: Robert B. Pringle and Paul R. Griffin Although the trend has changed over the last several decades, federal courts have traditionally been reluctant to grant summary judgment in antitrust cases. In Poller v. Columbia Broadcasting System, Incorporated... Read More

Don't Rely on Your Expert's Speculation to Save You From Summary Judgment
Posted on 16 Jan 2014 by Mack Sperling

Just because an expert says something is so doesn't mean that it is. That's the lesson of Judge Gale's ruling last week in Carter v. Clements Walker . He rejected the evidentiary value of an expert's report stating that Plaintiff's... Read More

No Tortious Interference with Contract Ruling Affirmed by Supreme Court
Posted on 30 Jul 2012 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

WaveDivision Holdings LLC v. Highland Capital Management, L.P., et al. , No. 649,2011 (Del. Supr., July 19, 2012). Issue Presented : Whether the Superior Court properly granted summary judgment in favor of defendant note holders and senior lenders... Read More

Overly Persistent Plaintiff Socked With Attorneys' Fees By Business Court
Posted on 15 Jun 2012 by Mack Sperling

Persistence can be a valuable quality, but when it leads to an unjustified refusal to give up a questionable case, the party suffering from persistency can get socked with attorneys' fees. That was the result in Judge Gale's Order on Tuesday in... Read More

Summary Judgment Granted in Breach of Contract Action
Posted on 21 Mar 2011 by Lee Berlik

A U.S. district judge in Virginia has ruled that a restaurant chain operator is liable for breach of contract and is obligated to pay a franchise consulting company for sales and marketing services that the consultant performed for the chain under... Read More