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3 Easy Steps To Expert Witness Research On Lexis Advance!
Posted on 31 May 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Lexis Advance TM provides a wealth of information on expert witnesses! 1. Simply use your pre-search filters under "Content Types" and select "Expert Witness Analysis." 2. Then enter your expert's name in the red search... Read More

Jury Verdicts Now Added To Verdict & Settlement Analyzer And Litigation Profile Suite
Posted on 31 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LexisNexis is excited to announce that the ALM Jury Verdicts are fully integrated into both Verdict & Settlement Analyzer and Litigation Profile Suite (Experts, Judges, Attorneys)! The ALM verdicts have been available on lexis.com in the Mega Jury... 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

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

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

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

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

Tennessee Supreme Court Affirms Death Penalty For Mentally Disabled Man
Posted on 21 Sep 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

When a jury alternatively convicted Rickey Bell, Jr., of first degree felony murder during kidnapping and first degree felony murder during rape, he contended that he was not eligible for the death penalty because he was intellectually disabled. This... Read More

August Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Verdicts And Settlements
Posted on 18 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

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

September Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Verdicts And Settlements
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

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

Jury Verdict Round-Up: April Top Personal Injury Suits
Posted on 13 May 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

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... Read More

Mid-Year Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Civil Rights Cases
Posted on 18 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 civil rights settlements and verdicts from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention, so we thought you... Read More

January Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 13 Feb 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

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

Thinking About Skipping Out on Jury Duty?
Posted on 13 Feb 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

A New York trial court fined a no-show juror $250 for skipping out on his juror responsibilities. The case, Matter of Richard N., 45 Misc. 3d 632, 994 N.Y.S.2d 514, 2014 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 3969, 2014 NY Slip Op 24251 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2014) , involving... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: Former Executives Guilty Of Food Safety Violations
Posted on 24 Sep 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Megan Fanale Engel and Cori Annapolen Goldberg On September 19th, a federal jury in Albany, GA found three former Peanut Company of America (“PCA”) executives guilty of felony charges related to food safety violations. Stewart Parnell... Read More