• Chrysler Group LLC n/k/a FCA US LLC v. Walden et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Damages | Wrongful Death
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Grant
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Terry Otho Brantley, Mary Diane Owens, Bradley S. Wolff (Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP), Atlanta; Thomas H. Dupree Jr., Rajiv Mohan (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP), Washington, for appellant.
    for defendant: Karsten Bicknese, Robert Howard Betts (Seacrest, Karesh, Tate & Bicknese, LLP), Atlanta; James E. Butler Jr. (Butler, Wooten Cheely & Peak LLP), Atlanta; James Edward Butler III (Butler Tobin LLC), Atlanta; Cathy Cox (Mercer Law School), Macon; George C. Floyd (Floyd & Kendrick LLC), Bainbridge; Leigh Martin May (Butler, Wooten, Overby, Fryhofer), Atlanta; Michael Brian Terry, Frank Mitchell Lowrey IV (Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP), Atlanta; David Thomas Rohwedder (Butler Wooten & Peak LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Michael Roger Boorman (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta; Brian David Boone, Kyle G.A. Wallace, Caroline M. Rawls, William Herman Jordan (Alston & Bird LLP), Atlanta; Christopher Randall Jordan (Hunter Maclean Exley & Dunn), Brunswick; Martin Adam Levinson (Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP), Atlanta; Garret Warrington Meader (Drew ECKL & Farnham LLP), Brunswick; James Randolph Evans, Anthony Wyatt Morris (Dentons US LLP), Atlanta, for amicus appellant. Matthew Britt Stoddard (The Stoddard Firm), Atlanta, for amicus appellee. Therese S. Barnes (Georgia Supreme Court), Atlanta, for other party. Ashby K. Fox, Louis G. Fiorilla (Burr & Forman LLP), Atlanta; Forrest S. Latta (Burr & Forman LLP), Mobile; D. Victor Reynolds, John Stuart Melvin, Michael Scott Carlson, John Richard Edwards, Amelia Greeson Pray (Cobb County District Attorney's Office), Marietta, for neutral amicus.

    Case Number: S17G0832

    The Court of Appeals did not err in affirming the trial court's decision finding that the compensation of the CEO of a car manufacturing company was admissible in a wrongful death suit because the prejudicial effect of the evidence did not outweigh its probative value pursuant to Rule 403.

  • Goddard Sys., Inc. v. Gondal

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Contracts | Trademarks
    Industry: Education
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Burke
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Douglas E. McCann and Jeremy D. Anderson, Fish & Richardson, P.C., Wilmington, DE; Dean T. Fournaris, John M. Doroghazi, and Jacob A. Sand, Wiggin and Dana LLP, Philadelphia, PA, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Gary E. Junge, Schmittinger & Rodriguez, P.A., Newark, DE; Christopher P. Coval, Fenningham, Dempster & Coval, LLP, Trevose, PA, attorneys for defendants.

    Case Number: D68119

    Preliminary injunction denied where plaintiff had not proven defendants likely breach of non-compete covenants would continue or could not be fully remedied through monetary damages.

  • People v. Hargrove

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, Second Department
    Judge: Justice Robert Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For appellant: Leonard Joblove and Diane R. Eisner of counsel, Eric Gonzalez, District Attorney, Brooklyn, NY.
    for defendant: For respondent: Jonathan I. Edelstein, Pierre Sussman, and Robert M. Grossman of counsel, Edelstein & Grossman, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 2015-04231

    Court Properly Vacated Conviction, Granted New Trial, in Murder Case Due to New Evidence

  • In re Taylor-Wharton Intl LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Shannon
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Patrick A. Jackson for Worthington Cryogenics, LLC
    for defendant: Derek J. Baker and Emily K. Devan for debtors.

    Case Number: D68125

    Purchaser of debtors assets was not entitled to reformation of contract based on mutual mistake because purchaser was a sophisticated party and failed to exercise due diligence.

  • The Legal Intelligencer

    People in the News—April 25, 2018—Stevens & Lee

    April 25, 2018

    Daniel J. Sobol joined Stevens & Lee's labor and employment department as a shareholder.

  • Stanziale v. Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Judge: Judge Sontchi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mark M Billion and Erin J. Kennedy for plaintiff
    for defendant: Marcos A. Ramos and Joseph Barsalona II for defendant.

    Case Number: D68123

    Bankruptcy trustee was precluded from amending a complaint where the parties had previously entered a stipulated dismissal of the subject claims, and revival prejudiced defendant.

  • Delaware Law Weekly

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    April 25, 2018

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  • Gramatan Realty v. Morrell

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Court: City Court, Westchester
    Judge: Judge Adrian Armstrong
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorney for Petitioner: David I. Rifas, Esq., New Rochelle, New York.
    for defendant: Pro-se Respondents: Renee and Renata Morrell, New Rochelle, New York.

    Case Number: 0904-18

    Tenants' Constructive Eviction Claim Rejected; Landlord Awarded Judgment For All Rent Due

  • New York Law Journal

    Graduates of NY Law Schools Do Well on Bar Exam as Other Candidates Falter

    April 25, 2018

    Seventy percent of the graduates of New York law schools who took the bar examination for the first time in February passed, the state Board of Law Examiners announced today.

  • Kimberley v. Penguin Random House

    Publication Date: 2018-04-25
    Practice Area: Copyrights
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Laura Taylor Swain
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 17-CV-5107

    Infringement Suit Dismissed; Childrens' Books Not Similar, Look and Feel Different