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HTMLPennsylvania Superior Court Reverses $14.5 Million Asbestos Verdict Based on Improper Admission of Expert Testimony
Kathleen D. Wilkinson; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015
An en banc session of the Pennsylvania Superior Court vacated a $14.5 million asbestos verdict in a mesothelioma case and remanded the case to the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia for a new trial, affirming the decision of a three-judge Superior Court panel in Nelson v. Airco Welders Supply,...

 

HTMLMichael Jordan Denied Summary Judgment on His Right of Publicity Claim against Illinois Grocer
Adam R. Bialek, Jason M. Kuzniar; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015
In 2009, Michael Jordan was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. To commemorate Jordan’s career, Time Inc. published a special Sports Illustrated Presents issue that included congratulatory “advertisements” from several businesses, including Jewel Food Stores, Inc. Rather...

 

HTMLFDA 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;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
The 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...

 

HTMLDisgorgement of Profits Not Available for Arbitrary and Capricious Benefits Denial - This Time
Robert P. Lesko; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015
Wrongful denial of employee benefits will not expose plan fiduciaries to equitable remedies - such as disgorgement of profits - where restoration of benefits is adequate to make the claimant whole, says the Sixth Circuit in Rochow v. Life Ins. Co. of N. Am., No. 12-2074 (March 5, 2015). So the...

 

HTMLCourt's Interpretation of Merchant Services Agreement Limits Retailer's Liability to Card Brands for Data Breach
Gregory Bautista, Melissa K. Ventrone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
On January 15, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri ruled that fees, assessments and costs imposed by the credit card brands on Schnuck Markets, Inc. (Schnuck), a grocery chain estimated to have had 2.4 million customers' credit and debit card information compromised...

 

HTMLGood News for Companies: Pennsylvania District Court Rules That Plaintiffs Lack Standing without Actual or Imminent Misuse of Data
Melissa K. Ventrone, Kathleen D. Wilkinson; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 26, 2015
“There are only two types of companies left in the United States ... those that have been hacked and those that don’t know they’ve been hacked.” That is how U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III of the Middle District of Pennsylvania began his opinion in Storm v. Paytime,...

 

HTMLIllinois Schools Face Tough Decisions in Combating Cyber-bullying
Jonathan E. Meer, Melissa K. Ventrone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
Illinois, like most states, has a law that addresses school districts’ responsibilities for addressing bullying in schools. With the growing presence of cyber-bullying, as of January 1, 2015, Illinois modified section 27-23.7 of the School Code, Bullying Prevention, to include specific...

 

HTMLFederal Government Issues Long-awaited Final Rules Governing Fracking on Federal Land and Indian Land
Carl J. Pernicone, Kathleen D. Wilkinson; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015
On March 20, 2015, the Department of the Interior’s (DOI’s) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued its long-awaited “final” rules governing hydraulic fracturing operations on federal lands and land owned by Indian tribes.

 

HTMLCalifornia Jury Finds “Blurred Lines” Infringed “Got to Give It Up”: Society’s Mixed Signals on Copying and Intellectual Property Rights
Adam R. Bialek; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, a California federal jury returned a verdict finding that Robin Thicke and Pharell Williams had copied Marvin Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up” when writing Thicke’s 2013 hit, “Blurred Lines.” The media immediately reported this...

 

HTMLDOL Rulemaking Puts Employees in Same-sex Marriages on Equal FMLA Footing
Sara E. Robinson; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 10, 2015
The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s)Wage and Hour Division issued a Final Rule on February 25, 2015, revising the federal regulations defining “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to include all legally married spouses. This change means that employees in...

 


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