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Trials

Trials Law360 provides breaking news and analysis of major state and federal trials across the U.S. Coverage includes on-the-ground reporting of trials from opening statements to sentencing, as well as pre- and post-trial disputes.



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Latest News in Trials

  • June 18, 2018

    Bristol-Myers Squibb: 1 Year Later

    In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California — limiting where plaintiffs can bring claims and curbing forum-shopping in mass tort litigation — courts have grappled with questions that the ruling did not address, and defendants have pursued jurisdictional defenses in class actions and federal cases that were not previously available, say attorneys with Eversheds Sutherland LLP.

  • June 18, 2018

    Former State Street Exec Mulls Testifying In His Fraud Trial

    A former head of global asset transitions at State Street's Boston headquarters will decide, potentially with less than 24 hours' notice, whether to take the stand this week to rebut charges that he hid millions of dollars in fees from some of the bank's biggest clients, his attorney said in federal court Monday.

  • June 18, 2018

    High Court Answers Appeal Question For Consolidated Cases

    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Hall v. Hall is significant because it clarifies that parties have an immediate right of appeal following a final decision in actions consolidated under Rule 42(a). Companies that routinely face consolidation will have to be diligent in taking timely appeals, say Desiree Moore and Daisy Sexton of K&L Gates LLP.

  • June 18, 2018

    A Few Tips For Affordable And Defensible ESI Collection

    In the course of litigation, one of the first steps you’ll take toward responding to a request for production of information — after issuing your litigation hold notice of course — is the collection of documents. Nearly everything else in e-discovery flows from this. Preserving metadata values of electronically stored information is especially critical, says Erich Potter, discovery counsel at Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP.

  • June 15, 2018

    Ky. High Court Decision Nixes $18M Nursing Home Suit Award

    A Kentucky appeals court said Friday a new trial is warranted for a nursing home negligence suit that ended in an $18 million jury verdict for the daughter of a deceased resident, saying a state high court ruling handed down during post-trial motions barred certain claims.

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