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Name Change At Dallas' Quilling Selander Lownds Winslett & Moser Signals Growth

DALLAS - Backed with an 18-year history of providing aggressive litigation and bankruptcy services for clients, the Dallas law firm of Quilling, Selander, Cummiskey & Lownds P.C. has announced the firm's name change to Quilling, Selander, Lownds...

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Continued Strength In Legal Hiring Predicted For First Quarter Of 2011

MENLO PARK, Calif. - An increase in hiring within the legal field is anticipated for the first quarter of 2011, new research shows. Thirty-one percent of lawyers interviewed for the quarterly Robert Half Legal Hiring Index plan to add legal jobs , while...

John K. Rabiej
John K. Rabiej On The 2010 Amendments To Rule 56 Of The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure

Important amendments to Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective Dec. 1, 2010. The amendments are intended to improve the procedures for presenting and deciding summary judgment motions, to make the procedure more consistent across...

John K. Rabiej
John K. Rabiej On The 2010 Amendments To Rule 26 Of The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure

Important amendments to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective Dec. 1, 2010. The amendments extend work-product protection to the discovery of draft reports by a testifying expert witness and, with three important exceptions...

Timothy Raub
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Credit Card APR Increase Class Action Arguments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 8 heard oral arguments in a consumer class action lawsuit seeking determination whether Regulation Z of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) requires creditors to give notice before raising annual...

Tom Moylan
Jury Awards $1.8 Million To Plaintiff In First Levaquin MDL Bellwether Trial

MINNEAPOLIS - (Mealey's) A Minnesota federal jury on Dec. 8 awarded a plaintiff in the first Levaquin multidistrict litigation bellwether trial a total of $1,815,000 in compensatory and punitive damages after finding that manufacturer Ortho-McNeil...