The Daily Report
A Philadelphia jury issued a defense verdict to a doctor sued after a needle he was using for a bone biopsy broke off in the plaintiff's back, requiring an additional surgery to remove it.
After a federal appellate court all but instructed her to dismiss the case, Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin has kept alive a lawsuit accusing Ford, IBM and other companies of abusing human rights by doing business with South Africa's apartheid regime.
Despite being a "Perry Mason" fan, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Alan S. Fine credits his parents and a Constitutional Interpretation class—not the TV lawyer—for coaxing him into law.
Still facing a June 17 trial date on claims that he engaged in insider trading alongside his older brother Raj Rajaratnam, Rengam Rajaratnam may have caught a break on Friday with a ruling that could help narrow the indictment against him.
South Florida lawyers compared Senior U.S. District Judge William Hoeveler to Lincoln after the court announced his retirement from the bench.
Duval & Stachenfeld, a 66-attorney real estate firm, is more than doubling its salary for starting associates to $175,000—above the large law firm standard—to compete with its rivals in attracting and retaining top talent.
An Eastern District judge held that the intellectually disabled couple and their parents failed to establish disability-based discrimination claims, saying that the "alleged discrimination is based not on the couple's disabilities, but rather on their status as a married couple."
In the criminal case against Dewey & LeBoeuf's former leaders, the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is seeking an order to prohibit all parties from unnecessarily disclosing witness names or other identifiable information to third parties.
The incarceration of a financial analyst accused of stealing company trade secrets—and what that arrest means for future cases of its kind—has prompted one state Supreme Court judge to question whether the Manhattan District Attorney's actions have been "over the top."
Amid reports that Herbalife Ltd is under criminal investigation, the plaintiff-side securities bar has finally pounced on the controversial nutritional supplements company, with a proposed class action brought by Glancy Binkow & Goldberg and Pomerantz this week.