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  • December 01, 2022

    Texas Supreme Court Mulls Testimony in $4M Brain Injury Suit

    A former auto dealership employee who was injured in an accident might not get a new trial despite a witness' comments about her alcohol use at work, as a Texas Supreme Court justice said Thursday that the trial judge had given "one heck of a curative instruction" about the testimony.

  • December 01, 2022

    9th Circ. Revives Crypto Users' Suit Over Shopify Data Breach

    The Ninth Circuit has resurrected a proposed class action that cryptocurrency users brought against Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify and French cryptowallet maker Ledger over a 2020 data breach, overturning a California federal court's conclusion that it completely lacked jurisdiction over the defendants. 

  • December 01, 2022

    11th Circ. Backs Ex-Doctor's Conviction In Prescription Case

    The Eleventh Circuit for the second time has backed a lower court's conviction of a former doctor accused of wrongfully prescribing drugs to patients with substance abuse problems, finding that there was "overwhelming evidence of" the physician's guilt.

  • December 01, 2022

    Hotels' ADA Fight Seen As Ripe For Supreme Court Review

    Lawyers from opposing sides of a federal court battle over accommodations for disabled people offered by hotels recently spoke to Law360 about what's at stake in the fight, agreeing that a circuit court split shows the issue is ready for a U.S. Supreme Court review.

  • December 01, 2022

    Teamsters Local Tells Justices To Nix Strike Damages Suit

    A Washington concrete company cannot proceed with a lawsuit seeking to recover damages for property it claims workers destroyed during a work stoppage because the workers' actions were arguably protected under federal labor law, a Teamsters local told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.

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