The re-election of President Barack Obama can mean only one thing: Obamacare should move forward with all due speed.Read More »
Lawyers care about an expert’s credentials, how the expert’s opinions support their case, and the expert’s ability to withstand cross-examination. Experts care about their reputation and how to balance objectivity with assisting their client’s case. Jurors just want to figure out what the heck is going on.
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The first lawsuits have been filed by plaintiffs claiming they have experienced symptoms of meningitis or contracted the bacterial infection after receiving contaminated steroid injections distributed by a Massachusetts-based company.Read More »
Being a successful solo or small-firm attorney means focusing not only on the practice of law, but also on business and finances.Read More »
When the results of a LinkedIn survey regarding outdated office equipment and practices pinged around the internet last week, I quickly zeroed in on the most crucial item: 27 percent of 7,000 respondents predicted that formal business attire such as suits, ties and pantyhose are likely to vanish from offices in the next five years.Read More »
In a second victory for the biotech industry in one year, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reinstated its ruling that a company’s isolation of human genetic material, and its process for using that material to determine the effectiveness of certain cancer therapies, meet the threshold test for patent-eligibility.Read More »
When it comes to electronically stored information, “[t]he fuss is about money. Discovery is expensive, and electronic discovery is really expensive.” A.L. Brown, “The Manageable Challenge of Electronic Discovery,” formerly posted at www.rkmc.com. Nevertheless, courts have split on which e-discovery costs may be awarded to a prevailing party under 28 U.S.C. §1920(4).Read More »