Tag: litigation

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Protection of confidential information in litigation

April 3, 2024

Via: LexBlog

As a general rule, court proceedings and the related documents are open to the public. There is an important reason for that: justice must not only be done, it must be seen to be done. But what if that would […]

Know Your Rights

Alternatives to Court: Mediation and Arbitration

September 1, 2021

Via: Investopedia

A divorce or legal separation doesn’t require a court hearing to decide how to divide up the property, who gets custody of the kids, and how often visitation can happen. In fact, litigating a divorce in court is a last […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Objector lawyers committed ‘fraud on the court,’ says Illinois appeals court

December 4, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

A law firm that claimed professional objectors were extorting fees in class action lawsuits will be able to introduce evidence supporting the allegation as a result of an Illinois appeals court decision. The First District Appellate Court of Illinois ruled […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Wisconsin law requires all litigation funding arrangements to be disclosed

April 11, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

Legislation signed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker last week requires all third-party litigation funding deals to be disclosed—even if a discovery request has not been made for that information. Wisconsin Act 235 requires litigants “provide to the other parties any […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Lawyer-turned-entrepreneur admits he financed Hulk Hogan’s Gawker suit

May 27, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

A former lawyer who became a Silicon Valley entrepreneur acknowledges he paid roughly $10 million to finance Hulk Hogan’s winning lawsuit against Gawker and says it’s not the only case he has financed. Peter Thiel tells the New York Times […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

5 Reasons You Should Love Working in a Small Law Firm

February 29, 2016

Via: FindLaw

For a long time, the track to success for lawyers was to get into a BigLaw firm and make one’s way to partnership. Fortunately, attitudes about this have changed recently. Still, it would go too far to say that lots […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Management Culture Is Crucial to Minimizing Employment Litigation

February 22, 2016

Via: FindLaw Free Enterprise

Litigation may be a fact of life when you run a small business, but that doesn’t mean small business owners don’t want to avoid it as much as possible. The bad news is that the majority of the litigation risk […]