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Challenging Plaintiff's Proof Of Reasonable Alternative Design

By William A. Ruskin In the majority of jurisdictions, to establish a claim for design defect in a product liability action, the plaintiff must present some proof of a "feasible alternative design" or "reasonable alternative design." In an article published in the IADC Product...

Payment Of Attorneys For Defending Fee Requests Debated In Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) There is no basis in the law for categorically denying payment to lawyers for successfully defending their fee applications in bankruptcy cases, attorney Aaron M. Streett of Texas law firm Baker Botts LLP told the U.S. Supreme Court Feb. 25 in a case in which...