It’s no secret that jury trials are on the wane. Last year, Virginia trial judges swore in 732 juries in civil cases, down from 764 in 2012. If you’re a trial judge greeting a new venire, or a trial lawyer ...Read More »
BALTIMORE, MD — Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications LLC cannot sue the company that hired its chief accounting officer for tortious interference with contract, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held. Discovery put Falls Church, Va.-based Computer Sciences Corp. on ...Read More »
Data breaches and cyber-attacks are an unfortunate reality. In the past few years, Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Wyndham Hotels have all faced data security breaches. Now, security breaches are an increasing threat to all businesses. In May of last year, ...Read More »
One of the most difficult and critical decisions lawyers must make is deciding who to sue. Though it’s arguably the first decision in any lawsuit, when it comes to suing to enforce restrictive covenants such as non-competition agreements, the choice ...Read More »
The recent spate of weather-related casualties has caused many business owners to re-examine their business interruption insurance coverage, and now even the most bottom-line-focused entrepreneurs are thinking inclusion of this type of coverage may be money well-spent. The allocation of ...
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Alternative billing arrangements – everybody talks about them, but how much are people actually using them? New data comes from a recent Litigation Trends Survey of senior corporate counsel, primarily in companies headquartered in the U.S. The international law firm ...Read More »
A plaintiff can revive her sexual harassment suit despite an Alexandria federal judge’s pronouncement that her suit was “dead” prior to its removal to federal court. In fact, the plaintiff’s suit may live again because the defendants’ removal of the case ...Read More »