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Steven G Jones
Solicitor General Supports Utility Petition For Certiorari From Climate Change Common Law Nuisance Ruling

By Steven Jones, Partner, Marten Law PLLC "In a brief filed last August, the Solicitor General has urged the Supreme Court to accept review of the Second Circuit's decision in Connecticut v. American Electric Power Co. ( AEP )," writes...

Ellen Clarke and Sallie Kraus
Chinese Drywall — Update On Litigation, Settlements And Insurance Claims

By Ellen Clarke and Sallie Kraus, Attorneys at Law The pace of litigation in the Chinese drywall ("CDW") claims has escalated in recent months. It is alleged that the gypsum that was used to manufacture that drywall came from particular Chinese...

Bajeerah LaCava
U.S. High Court Hears Arguments On Enforcing Arbitration Agreements

WASHINGTON, D.C. - An attorney representing AT&T Mobility LLC today presented arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging an appeals court ruling that a class action waiver is unconscionable under the standard established in Discover Bank...

Cheryl Keely
Supreme Court Denies Review Of Health Care Reform Suit

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 8 declined review of the first petition for writ of certiorari filed in a case challenging the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) ( Steven Baldwin, et al. v. Kathleen...

Melissa Ritti
Supreme Court Hears Copyright Dispute Over First-Sale Doctrine

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The reach of the Copyright Act's first-sale doctrine, codified at 17 U.S. Code Section 109(a), was debated Nov. 8 by an eight-member panel of the U.S. Supreme Court in a dispute over watches lawfully manufactured abroad and sold...

Tom Moylan
2nd Fosamax Bellwether Plaintiff Failed To Prove Causation, 2nd Circuit Affirms

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) The second bellwether plaintiff in the Fosamax multidistrict litigation failed to produce evidence that the osteoporosis drug caused her osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ), a panel of the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled...