LexisNexis Legal News for October 1, 2010

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, the U.S. Supreme Court agrees to decide whether counties that get drugs for their Medicaid programs through federal contracts have the right to sue drug companies that allegedly violate those contracts by overcharging for drugs, and, the Washington Supreme Court holds that a state law that criminalizes online gambling does not violate the dormant commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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LexisNexis Legal News Video for August 30, 2010

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, the second Kugel surgical patch bellwether trial results in a plaintiff verdict when a Rhode Island federal court jury awards $1.5 million to a man who claimed the device caused him internal injuries and a Pennsylvania jury decides that two women’s use of Wyeth’s Prempro did not cause them to develop breast cancer.

Stories on this episode:

1. The second Kugel surgical patch bellwether trial went to the plaintiff August 23rd when a Rhode Island federal court jury awarded $1.5 million to a man who claims that the device caused him internal injuries. LexisNexis Mealeys Emerging Drugs & Devices Tom Moylan has the story.

2. A Florida jury has handed a smoker’s widow $270,000 in punitive damages, two weeks after awarding her a $2.2 million compensatory award.

3. A Pennsylvania Common Pleas Court jury in August decided that two women’s use of Wyeth’s Prempro did not cause them to develop breast cancer. LexisNexis Mealey’s Hormone Replacement Therapy editor Shane Dilworth reports the jury found that the maker of the hormone replacement therapy should not be required to pay damages for the women’s illnesses.

4. An Illinois jury in mid-August awarded a man with “popcorn lung” from his place of work a $32 million dollar verdict.

5. A Kentucky federal judge has refused to bar Cadbury Adams from marketing chewing gum under the name Dentyne Pure.

6. A group of Internet users have filed a putative class action in California federal court alleging that certain technology has tracked their online activity without their knowledge or consent, violating state and federal computer and privacy laws. LexisNexis Mealeys CyberTech editor Mark Rogers explains.

7. BP announced in mid-August that it would transfer responsibility for individual and business claims related to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to the Gulf Coast Claims Facility.

8. A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel in mid-August affirmed a ruling for the defendant in a skiing injury action. The appeals court said the plaintiff’s injuries were inherent to the activity he was participating in when he collided with the defendant at a recreational area.

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LexisNexis Legal News

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, a unanimous 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on September 3 overturns a $926 million dollar judgment against two companies, and, the 4th Circuit partially reverses a lower court ruling involving a football team’s use of a copyrighted logo.

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LexisNexis Legal News June 18, 2010

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on June 14 held that an attorney fees award is payable to the litigant; therefore, it is subject to an offset to satisfy the litigant’s pre-existing obligation, when a debt is owed to the government, and, a key Chinese drywall manufacturer that had a default judgment entered against it in May finally appeared in court, only to serve notice that it is appealing the judgment.

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The Case Method at IE Law School

Students talk to us about the case method methodology used at IE Law School.

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Open Carry in California: 12031 Check, More Belligerent Cop

Portrayal of the 12031 check with a “More Belligerent Cop.” This happens with great frequency though not as high as the “Generally Belligerent Cop”

Law, transport, openly carrying, case law, practical considerations, etc.

FAQ HERE!

http://caopencarry.blogspot.com/2009/12/open-carry-faq.html

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Net Lawman Delivers Cost Effective Online Legal Services Down Under

After much success in the UK, online legal specialists Net Lawman have expanded their offering to the opposite side of the globe with the launch of Net Lawman Australia, delivering range of national and state specific documents for a fraction of the price found on the high street. With reports suggesting that the average cost […]

A Census every 3 years?

Our Constitution calls for a Census every ten years to determine how many Representatives each State will have, (Article I, Section 3.) Starting with the 2000 census, under the Clinton administration, the Department of Commerce contracted with the American Community Survey to collect data on our population every three years. The ideal is to collect […]