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HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Decision Might Foreshadow Expansion of the Qualified Immunity Defense in Excessive Force Cases
Lalit K. Loomba; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2015
The past several years have seen a slew of high-profile excessive force cases, often highlighted by cell phone or dash-cam video. These cases have placed increasing pressure on local police departments, which continue to struggle with balancing the public interest in community safety against the...

 

HTMLNJ Supreme Court Upholds Insurer’s Right to Rescind When Professional Liability Insurance Is Procured by Fraud
Anne M. Dalena, Thomas F. Quinn; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2015
On December 1, 2015, in DeMarco v. Stoddard, the New Jersey Supreme Court, in a 5-2 decision, reversed an Appellate Division decision, DeMarco v. Stoddard, 434 N.J. Super. 352 (App Div. 2014), and held in favor of the insurance company in upholding an insurer’s right to rescind when...

 

HTMLFlorida Supreme Court Embraces “Consumer-Expectation” Test for Design Defect Claims
Walter G. Latimer; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 11, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2015
The Florida Supreme Court recently issued a significant decision that will affect all strict product liability/design defect cases litigated in Florida. In Aubin v. Union Carbide, decided October 29, 2015, the Court rejected the risk-utility test in favor of the consumer-expectation test. The...