WASHINGTON – With millions of dollars at stake in this case alone, Supreme Court justices appeared divided Feb. 25 on whether lawyers for companies in bankruptcy proceedings are entitled to compensation for defending the fees they request or have already ...Read More »
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Planning for special assets and changes in the law brought about by social and technological advances poses a constant challenge to estate planners. For example, suddenly, it seemed, real estate became condominiums and cooperatives, and trusts were not only for ...
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In the futuristic movie “I Robot,” Will Smith’s detective speaks to a computer-generated hologram of the scientist whose death he is investigating. When the detective’s questions veer off from being clear and simple, the hologram intones, “I’m sorry, my responses ...
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BALTIMORE, MD — A mother’s claim that major food producers failed to warn her that their bottled fluoridated water could damage her daughter’s teeth cannot proceed due to the companies’ compliance with federal labeling requirements, a federal appeals court has ...Read More »
A pregnancy discrimination case argued last month to the United States Supreme Court is compelling employers to take a closer look at whether pregnant employees should be offered light-duty work, just like employees who suffer on-the-job injuries. When decided by ...Read More »
Full-scale courthouse litigation is pricing itself out of the market of corporate affordability. Except for truly “bet the company” matters, the costs of extensive discovery, dispositive motions, expert reports and challenges, not to mention a full hearing, are becoming prohibitive. ...
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