New Jersey Law Journal
Former Judge David M. Gersten, a Partner and Chair of Appellate Practice at Bilzin Sumberg discusses some questionable tenets of Florida's "Stand Your Ground Law."
A Pennsylvania federal judge has denied the request to vacate $2.25 million in punitive damages against two former heads of a medical supply company who argued they settled the underlying patent infringement cases and the judgment was hurting their chances of obtaining new employment.
The state Superior Court has tossed a $2.5 million verdict awarded to a man who fell 40 feet from an electrical transmission pole after his lanyard detached from a ladder.
The hiring of a circuit public defender in Cordele remains on hold as both sides to a lawsuit related to problems within that office have agreed to ask the court for more time to file briefs.
The Third Circuit recently ruled on how specific allegations of unpaid overtime hours must be, finding that the plaintiff must plead specifically that he or she worked overtime hours in a given week.
A coalition of voting-rights organizations and individual voters wants the Florida Supreme Court take up the legal battle over the state's congressional districts.
A New York-based writer is protected from revealing, as part of an Oklahoma divorce action, the confidential information he gathered while writing his 2013 book on "wildcat" natural gas entrepreneurs, a Manhattan judge has ruled.
"That these plaintiffs are left without relief in an American court is regrettable," Judge Shira Scheindlin said, but she was "bound to follow" recent interpretations of the Alien Tort Statute by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Second Circuit "no matter what my personal view of the law may be."
The consent that a visibly nervous and agitated motorist gave police to search the trunk of his car during a traffic stop was voluntary and legally valid, a divided state appeals court ruled.
"The client paid over $20,000, much of which was never documented in her billing," said attorney, Jonathan Pope (pictured).