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HTMLMassachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Reinforces the Standard for Detailed and Complete Expert Disclosures and Clarifies the “Learned Treatise” Exception to the Hearsay Rule
Heidi R. Wolmuth; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2015, previously published on September 23, 2015
Massachusetts has made much ado about expert disclosures in recent years, even going so far as to implement the still “newish” Superior Court Rule 30B, which requires experts to sign party disclosures of the facts, opinions and bases about which the expert is expected to testify at...

 

HTMLFirst Circuit Limits Defense Strategy of “Picking off” Named Plaintiff in Putative Class Action by Offer of Judgment
Kara Thorvaldsen; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 28, 2015, previously published on September 23, 2015
In Bais Yaakov of Spring Valley v. Act, Inc., 2015 U.S. App. (1st Cir. Aug. 21, 2015), the First Circuit held that a rejected and withdrawn offer of settlement of a named plaintiff’s individual claims in a putative class action made before the plaintiff moved for class certification did not...

 

HTMLNew Administrative Orders Amend Procedures for Creditors in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases Pending in the Middle District of Florida
Melissa Youngman; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2015, previously published on September 15, 2015
Prior to September 1, 2015, procedures in consumer chapter 13 bankruptcy cases varied greatly across the divisions of the Middle District of Florida, creating vastly different workflows for creditors and attorneys with cases pending in multiple divisions across the District. (The Middle District of...

 

HTMLNYC Institutes New Requirements for Cooling Towers in Wake of Legionnaires’ Disease Deaths
Jonathan L. Bing, Neha Dewan; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2015, previously published on September 17, 2015
Twelve deaths from Legionnaires’ disease linked to a cooling tower in the South Bronx prompted New York City to pass a law on August 18, 2015, that requires all cooling towers to be registered with the Department of Buildings and includes specific mandates for compliance with health and...

 

HTML3D-Printed Prescription Drugs a Huge Stride Forward for Personalized Medicine
Amy L. Baker, Genese K. Dopson, Rosario M. Vignali; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 17, 2015, previously published on September 16, 2015
Advances in 3D printing (3DP) technology have paved the way for pharmaceutical companies to print prescription drugs. Aprecia Pharmaceuticals recently announced that the FDA has granted it approval to manufacture Spritam® (levetiracetam), an antiepileptic medication, using 3DP technology....

 

HTMLIs Our Legal System Ready for the Evolution of 3D Printing Technology?
Amy L. Baker, Genese K. Dopson, Rosario M. Vignali; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 10, 2015, previously published on September 9, 2015
When we wrote back in November 2013 about 3D Printing and Product Liability Law, we predicted that the 3D printing revolution “will challenge our long-held notions of product liability law and the common assumptions made regarding the liability of various entities in the chain of...

 

HTMLRocky Road Ahead for Ashley Madison after Widespread Damage Arising from Disclosure of Personal Information
Scott Sweeney; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2015, previously published on August 28, 2015
Ashley Madison, the self-described “world's leading married dating service for discreet encounters” is the latest high-profile social media website to sustain a cyberattack. Established to provide an opportunity for married persons to engage in extramarital affairs, Ashley Madison...

 

Adobe PDFEmployers Who Permit After-Hours Work Should Exercise Caution in Light of an Anticipated Increase in Nonexempt Workers
Stephen P. Brown, Tara A. Sheldon; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2015, previously published on August 2015
Following the directive issued in March 2014 by President Obama, the U.S. Department of Labor published a proposed new rule in the Federal Register and is accepting comments through September 4, 2015. The new rule would extend overtime protections to nearly ¬five million workers by raising the...

 

HTMLThird Circuit Holds FTC Has Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity under Unfairness Prong of 15 U.S.C. § 45(a)
Melissa K. Ventrone, Aleksandra M. S. Vold; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
The Third Circuit recently issued its highly anticipated ruling in the Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., Case. No. 14-3514, holding that the FTC has authority to regulate the cybersecurity practices of companies under the “unfair” prong of section 5 of the FTC Act. In...

 

HTMLThird Circuit Rules Failure to Disclose Deadline to File Suit in Denial Letter Warrants Setting Aside Limitations of Suit Provision in Plan
Joshua Bachrach, Robert P. Lesko; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
The Third Circuit ruled on August 26, 2015, that if a claim administrator fails to disclose in its final denial letter any plan-imposed deadline to challenge the denial in court, then that deadline will be set aside in favor of the most analogous state-law statute of limitations. In Mirza v....

 


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