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Kimberly-Clark Seeks Supreme Court Review in “Flushable” Wipes Case

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By Lucía Roibal, an Associate with Morrison & Foerster LLP in the firm’s San Francisco, CA office. This commentary is reposted with permission, originally appearing on November 30, 2018 in the firm’s  1,382 more words

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The Government’s Duty to Preserve Evidence in a Non-Intervened "Qui Tam" Case

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Stephen A. Wood, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

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Every civil litigator and trial lawyer knows (or should know) that a party to litigation has a duty to preserve evidence and documents for use in discovery and trial.  2,649 more words

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Divided Virginia Supreme Court Decision Epitomizes National Split over "Take Home" Asbestos Liability

Featured Expert Contributor, Mass Torts—Asbestos

Robert H. Wright, a Partner with Horvitz & Levy LLP in Los Angeles, CA

Plaintiffs have pushed for a rule that would hold employers liable for so-called “take home” asbestos exposures, arguing that companies that used asbestos in the workplace owe a duty not only to protect their own employees from direct exposures, but also to protect anyone who later comes into contact with those employees. 1,429 more words

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