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Inadequate Security Cases Involving Third-Party Crimes Yield Favorable Results
Posted on 6 Nov 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

For plaintiffs' lawyers, premises liability actions can be tricky when it comes to trying to prove liability. The ordinary slip and fall cases hinge on whether or not a plaintiff is able to prove that the property owner/business owner had actual or... Read More

Failure To Prevent Bullying Can Prove Costly To School Districts
Posted on 8 May 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

As awareness of school bullying increases, so do parents' expectations of school districts. With supervisory power over children all day, school districts obviously have a special responsibility to keep children safe from injuries, including harm... Read More

Mortgage Meltdown Litigation Pays Hundreds Of Millions To Injured Plaintiffs
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The economy seems to be heading at last into recovery territory, and the mortgage crisis that began in 2007 is starting to seem like old news. But the effects of the lax underwriting standards and other questionable loan practices that spawned the crisis... Read More

Will the Calls Ever Stop? Telephone Consumer Protection Act Offers Help
Posted on 31 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

When the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 was enacted, it offered a means to counter the actions of both telemarketers and aggressive collection agencies. By placing limitations on robo-calls, the Act gave consumers potential for relief from... Read More

Nintendo Must Pay More Than $30 Million For 3DS Video Game's Infringement Of Patent
Posted on 21 Mar 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Tomita Technologies International, Inc. owns U.S. Patent No. 7,417,664 issued in 2008 relating to stereoscopic 3-D images on-screen for viewing with the naked eye. Tomita International granted an exclusive license to the patent to Tomita Technologies... Read More

February Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 7 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During February, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. We’ve come up with an informal list of the top five cases that really captured our attention this... Read More

Jesse Ventura v. The “American Sniper”: A Real-Life Story About Navy SEALS, An Alleged Bar Fight, And A Million Dollar Defamation Lawsuit
Posted on 23 Jan 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

American Sniper , a film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper, recently splashed across the American media landscape. The film tells the story of Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL who served in the Iraq War and achieved a record number... Read More

Mid-Year Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Medical Malpractice Verdicts
Posted on 9 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During the first part of 2014, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable medical malpractice verdicts from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention, so we thought you might... Read More

Kentucky Derby Special: Top 5 Racehorse Jury Verdicts
Posted on 1 May 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On this Saturday, the 140 th Kentucky Derby will be run at Churchill Downs, the historic racetrack located in Louisville, Ky. Traditionally run on the first Saturday in May and arguably the most famous race in the world, an estimated 100,000 spectators... Read More

Fordham Law Prof Catalogues Shortcomings Of Current Securities Class Action Settlement Process
Posted on 20 Apr 2012 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The negotiated resolution of securities class action lawsuits - and absent dismissal, there is rarely any other types of securities suit resolution - is always complicated and occasionally messy, and often involves inefficiencies and sometimes produces... Read More

NFL Concussion Class Action Settled
Posted on 26 Apr 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

On April 22, 2015, Federal District Judge Anita B. Brody approved a class action settlement that resolves lawsuits brought against the National Football League (NFL) by former players who alleged that the NFL failed to inform them of and protect them... Read More

May Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 10 Jun 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During May, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention this past month, so we thought you might like to... Read More

Why Are Billions From Class Action Settlements Going Unclaimed Every Year?
Posted on 7 Jun 2011 by Christopher Doggett

There are many parts of the securities class action claims filing process that can fail. In our experience working with institutional investors, this inevitably occurs when entities attempt to file on their own, and often if they rely on their custodian... Read More

Uber Drivers’ Potential Settlement Unsealed
Posted on 8 Jun 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

Uber drivers in California and Massachusetts have worked out a potential settlement with Uber, the alternative taxi service, based on their assertion that they should have been classified as employees rather than contractors. As employees, the drivers... Read More

July Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 7 Aug 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During July, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention this past month, so we thought you might like to... Read More