Dispute Resolution Blog
- Blog: MisbrandedNinth Circuit Cries “Fowl” on Challenge to Poultry LabelsPosted on June 23, 2021 by Michael D. Schwartz, Maren J. MessingEarlier this month, this blog analyzed the preemption provisions of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) and the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA), which together regulate the labeling of meat and poultry products. We explained that trial courts in California and elsewhere routinely dismiss false advertising claims challenging statements on meat and poultry labels based [...]
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Landlords in Covid-19 DisputePosted on June 22, 2021 by Thomas D. Boyd, Natasha SandersOnce again the courts have confirmed that commercial tenants must pay their rent, despite arguments about the effect of COVID-19. In a recent decision, Cherry Lane Shopping Centre Holdings Ltd v. Hudson’s Bay Company ULC, 2021 BCSC 1178, the Supreme Court of British Columbia found that the provisions of the lease requiring Hudson’s Bay to pay rent were “clear ...
- Blog: DeclassifiedFinancial Negligence Claim Reversed in Mississippi Supreme CourtPosted on March 16, 2021 by Jeffrey R. Blackwood, Michael Bentley and Jonathan M. BarnesIn Gloria Baker, et al. v. Raymond James & Associates Inc., et al., the Mississippi Supreme Court on March 4 reinstated a trial court ruling that Mississippi’s latent-injury discovery-rule exception to the catch-all, three-year limitations period did not apply where the lay plaintiffs, though inexperienced and unsophisticated investors, received monthly account statements showing “substantial losses”... Continue Reading
- Blog: HB BrieflyFederal Class Action Appeals – What’s the Deadline to Petition to Appeal When a Motion for Reconsideration Is Filed?Posted on December 28, 2018 by tjbIf you’re litigating a putative class action in federal court and get a class certification order that is adverse to your client (whether plaintiff or defense), you may petition to take an immediate appeal of that order. Fed. R. Civ. P. 23(f). The petition to appeal must be filed quickly—within 14 days. Id. The short turnaround time … Continue reading Federal Class Action Appeals – What’s the Deadline to Petition to Appeal When a Motion for Reconsideration Is Filed? → The post Federal Class Action Appeals – What’s the Deadline to Petition to Appeal When a Motion for Reconsiderat...