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Duane Morris LLP: Motion For Sanctions Granted For Failure To Comply With Discovery Obligations To Designate Witness Under FRCP 30(B)6

Duane Morris recently obtained an order 1 from U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida granting a motion for sanctions against QBE Insurance Corporation ("QBE") for failure to comply with a corporation's discovery obligations...

William A. Ruskin: Defense Lawyers: Keep This Decision In Your Back Hip Pocket

By William A. Ruskin Having now completed discovery, you have provided the client with a thorough assessment of its potential liability exposure in the case. You are set for trial. On the eve of trial, plaintiff's counsel serves notice that it plans to call four eyewitnesses and an expert,...

Failure To Demonstrate Basis For Subject Matter Jurisdiction Can Lead To Monetary Sanctions

If you're going to file a lawsuit against someone, you'd better explain the basis for it. A complaint doesn't need to include much detail, but it must at least allege facts showing that you've been wronged and that you are entitled to a remedy of some sort. In federal court, you must...

THREE LAWYERS DISBARRED FOR DUI SCHEME AGAINST OPPOSING COUNSEL!

A cunning plan by lawyers to discredit opposing counsel began in a bar—and ended in their permanent disbarment by the Florida Supreme Court, as reported in the consolidated cases of Florida Bar v. Adams and Florida Bar v. Filthaut , 2016 Fla. LEXIS 1906. Robert D. Adams, Adam Robert Filthaut...