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|California Supreme Court Upholds Limited Right of Carrier to Seek Recovery of Unreasonable Fees Directly from Insured’s Independent Counsel|
Anet M. Castro, John H. Podesta, Julie E. Van Wert; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
August 27, 2015, previously published on August 27, 2015On August 10, 2015, in Hartford Casualty Insurance Company v. J.R. Marketing, LLC, et al., the California Supreme Court held that in some circumstances insurers may seek reimbursement of payments made to the insured's independent Cumis counsel, legal counsel chosen by the insured when the insurer...
|Modernizing and Coordinating the Regulatory System of Biotechnology Products|
Genese K. Dopson, Jacob R. Graham; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015On July 2, 2015, the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) of the Office of the President issued a memorandum to initiate a process to coordinate, update and modernize the federal regulatory system governing biotechnology products. The process outlined in the OSTP memo will impact the...
|San Francisco’s First “Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights” Creates More Obligations for Retail Employers|
Joy J. Chen, Bruno W. Katz; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
July 30, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015As of July 3, 2015, retail employers in San Francisco are required to comply with new regulations regarding the work hours, scheduling, pay and retention of their employees based on the passage of San Francisco’s first-ever Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights (RWBR). The RWBR, formally...
|Proposed California Legislation Would Mandate Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Disclosures Statewide|
Kristin N. Ivanco, Nicolas P. Martin; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015California Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) has introduced and sponsored Assembly Bill No. 597, the Asbestos Tort Claim Trust Transparency Act, which if passed would require asbestos plaintiffs to disclose all asbestos bankruptcy trust claim documents in asbestos tort actions. These...
|Is Malicious Prosecution a Potential Settlement Tool?|
Michael K. Brisbin, Laura E. Fannon; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 11, 2015In many instances, insurers are initially sued by plaintiffs with colorable claims seeking monetary recovery. During the course of litigation and through discovery, it sometimes becomes clear that the plaintiff’s claim or claims have no merit. Yet, the plaintiff and his or her counsel...
|Los Angeles Asbestos Court Ramps up Plaintiffs’ Bankruptcy Trust Disclosure Requirements|
Nicolas P. Martin, John E. Rosenthal; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
May 6, 2015, previously published on April 27, 2015Asbestos plaintiffs can seek damages in two independent compensation systems: by filing tort claims against solvent defendants and by filing claims with any of the dozens of asbestos bankruptcy trusts established under section 524(g) of the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Code. These trusts, typically set up...
|Concussion Litigation: The Next Frontier|
Anthony B. Corleto, Jae Hong Lee; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015By now everyone has heard about the widely reported concussion lawsuits - former professional players suing because they claim to suffer from a form of brain injury, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), linked to repetitive head trauma. The condition has afflicted athletes across the spectrum of...
|FDA Approves Biosimilar Agent Zarxio: Dawn of a New Era in Pharmaceutical Therapy and Product Liability Law|
Amy L. Baker, Genese K. Dopson, Jae Hong Lee; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015The FDA's approval on March 6, 2015, of Sandoz's Zarxio (filgrastim-sndz) is a momentous occasion for pharmaceutical therapy and product liability law in the United States. Catching up with Europe (where Sandoz's identical Zarzio has been marketed since 2009), Zarxio is the first...
|Fourth District Reverses Lower Court Ruling in Construction Defect Litigation|
John R. Clifford, Edward P. Garson, Gregory D. Hagen, Ian A. Stewart; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
March 5, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015On January 22, 2015, the Fourth District Court of Appeals issued for publication its decision in McMillin Companies LLC v. American Safety Indemnity Company, 4th Dist. Div. 1, D063586.
|California Amends Law to Expand Businesses’ Obligations in the Wake of a Data Breach|
Gregory Bautista, Donald P. Sullivan, Melissa K. Ventrone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
February 16, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014Entities that own, license or maintain personally identifiable information on California residents beware - on January 1, 2015, an amendment to California’s privacy and breach law goes into effect that may have a significant impact on the way entities respond to data breaches. Starting in...