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Hagens Berman: Judge Agrees Consumers Deserve To Pursue Lawsuit Against Toyota

SANTA ANA, Calif. - A federal judge has rejected Toyota's efforts to dismiss a class action lawsuit that seeks damages related to unintended acceleration by Toyota vehicles, the law firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP announced Dec. 1 ( In Re: Toyota...

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Squire Sanders And Hammonds Law Firms To Combine

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Partners with U.S.-based Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. and UK-based Hammonds LLP have approved a combination agreement that creates a new top-tier global legal practice to provide clients worldwide with comprehensive legal counsel...

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McGuireWoods Announces Texas Expansion

HOUSTON - McGuireWoods LLP has announced that it has finalized an agreement to combine operations with the Houston-based firm of Nickens Keeton Lawless Farrell & Flack LLP (Nickens Keeton). The agreement, pending final approval of the partnerships...

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High Court Hears Oral Arguments In ERISA Plan Documents Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 30 considered whether a showing of "likely harm" was sufficient to entitle participants in or beneficiaries of an employee benefits plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act...

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Brand New Title, Litigating Securities Class Actions, Is Released

Litigating Securities Class Actions , the only in-depth treatise that deals specifically on the issues arising in and from litigating securities class actions, is now available. This unique title focuses on several of the most critical issues that...

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Free Download: The Attorney-Client Privilege in the Delaware Court of Chancery

Broadly speaking, the attorney-client privilege protects communications between a client and an attorney where the communications are intended to be and remain confidential. The purpose of the privilege is "to foster the confidence of the client...