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Investors Allege Massive Fraud By Countrywide
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

(AP) A lawsuit alleges Countrywide Financial Corp. and two of its former executives misled institutional investors who were stuck with huge losses from mortgage-related investments that they say were portrayed as low-risk. The lawsuit was filed Monday... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Frye Decision In BMW Case Results In Exclusion Of Plaintiff's Experts
Posted on 25 Jan 2013 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin In a thoughtful decision handed down in Reeps v. BMW of North America, LLC , 2012 N.Y. Slip Op.33030(u) [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], on December 16, 2012 in New York County Supreme Court, the Hon. Louis... Read More

James C. Moore On Bacardi 151 Rum: An Inherently Dangerous Product?
Posted on 5 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By James C. Moore In Sclafani v. Brother Jimmy's BBQ, Inc., et al. , the New York Supreme Court addressed two fundamental questions: (i) is Bacardi 151 Rum defectively designed because it is highly flammable and (ii) is the removal of the safety... Read More