The American Lawyer
Finalizing the lawyers to be involved in Foxwoods Casino's bankruptcy hasn't been a simple task. As DLA Piper was recently able to overcome the U.S. trustee's objections to the firm's representation of Foxwoods in its parent company's bankruptcy filing, the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General declined to represent the state in a sister suit in which the company is seeking to recover $50 million from the commonwealth.
The state Supreme Court has declined to hear a brain cancer case that was previously dismissed because the plaintiff's sole expert report on causation was deemed inadmissible.
The Fourth District Court of Appeal cited a prejudicial comment by a prospective juror is striking the conviction of Boynton Beach newlywed Dalia Dippolito.
The Third District Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld a $10 million jury award to a man who started smoking when he was 7.
The Third District Court of Appeal approved the award to a girl who was 2 when she received an outdated vaccine from the University of Miami and caught the disease it was supposed to prevent.
Cephalon can't rely on the strength of its patent for a narcolepsy drug in a reverse-payment antitrust suit brought by the Federal Trade Commission because the judge found in a related case that the patent is invalid.
A federal jury cleared two Miami-Dade police officers of excessive force cliams in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black men in 2007.
Three months after refusing to block the Art Students League of New York's $31.8 million transfer of air rights over its historic West 57th Street building, Manhattan Acing Supreme Court Justice Melvin Schweitzer has disposed of a suit challenging the sale brought derivatively by a segment of the league's membership.
A district court's award of treble damages and legal fees against a dietary supplement maker that falsely advertised the chemical composition of its product was upheld Tuesday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
A Pennsylvania federal judge has ruled the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in , deeming mandatory life sentences without parole for juvenile homicide defendants unconstitutional, applies retroactively.