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Williams Mullen E-Discovery And Information Governance Team: 'No Harm, No Foul? No Way'
Posted on 8 Feb 2012 by Williams Mullen

By Monica McCarroll and Stephen E. Anthony E.D. Va. Court issues adverse inference jury instruction for intentional bad faith deletion of emails despite the fact that many eventually were recovered from back-up tapes. The prompt issuance of litigation... Read More

From Cost To Profit Centre: Redefining The Role Of The Legal Department
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LONDON, 2 November 2010 - Management boards and general counsel are urged to revaluate the remit of their legal teams in a thought-provoking new report, "The Profitable Legal Department: How legal departments can prosper by generating revenue for... Read More

EPA Orders DuPont To Halt Imprelis Sales
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DOVER, Del. - (AP) Environmental regulators have ordered the DuPont Co. to halt sales of a new herbicide blamed in several lawsuits for damaging trees in many parts of the country. The Environmental Protection Agency issued the order Thursday, one week... Read More

W.Va. High Court Reduces Punitive Award In Contamination Suit By $98 Million
Posted on 29 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — (Mealey’s) The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on March 26 slashed a $196 million punitive damages award against DuPont and held that a jury must decide whether the class action suit, alleging contamination from... Read More

Judge OKs $70M DuPont Waste Pile Settlement In West Virginia
Posted on 5 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - (AP) Chemical maker DuPont Co. will pay $70 million and fund long-term medical monitoring for residents of a West Virginia town who sued over pollution from a zinc smelter and its 100-foot-tall pile of waste. A state judge approved... Read More