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Eighth Circuit Creates New Class Action Fairness Act Requirement, Sends Case to State Court

Featured Expert Contributor – Civil Justice/Class Actions

Frank Cruz-Alvarez, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P. (co-authored with Talia Zucker, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P. 779 more words

Civil Justice & Litigation

Detecting FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) Abuse

Dealing with employees who abuse FMLA can be difficult. Letting abuse run rampant, however, can impact business productivity and put a damper on company morale (as present employees often have to pick up the slack of someone on leave). 305 more words

Labor & Employment

Now What? Apple's Win Against IPCom in Mannheim

     A little while back, the Court in Mannheim Germany dismissed IPCom’s multi-billion dollar case against Apple (the Court apparently did not publish the reasoning for its decision). 418 more words

Patents

Detecting FMLA Abuse

Dealing with employees who abuse FMLA can be difficult. Letting abuse run rampant, however, can impact business productivity and put a damper on company morale (as present employees often have to pick up the slack of someone on leave). 365 more words

Employment Law

South Africa: Important Jurisdictional Changes in the Higher and Lower Courts

Welcome Relief on the Legal Costs Front

It is universal knowledge that legal costs in our Higher Courts, i.e. our array of provincial High Courts, the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein and the Constitutional Court are substantially higher than the costs of litigating in our Lower Courts. 244 more words

Legal Costs

http://www.tn-law.com/blog/2014/03/statute-of-repose—there-will-be-litigation.shtml

The statute of repose limits actions seeking recovery for injuries to real property to be commenced within ten years after “substantial completion of the construction” of the property.

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Project Management