Sole Proximate Cause in Illinois – the Journey Continues

By | GlobalTort | February 23, 2017
The journey continues in Illinois on “sole proximate cause.” In Madison County, an ongoing trial presents contested issues regarding “sole proximate cause” in the context of asbestos litigation. The case is described in a February 15, 2017 article at Madison-St. Clair record. The journey also is ongoing in more general cases at the appellate level. View Full Post
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Cozen O’Connor Says: “Are Attorneys’ Bills Privileged Once Litigation Ends – California Supreme Court Says No in ACLU Litigation?”

By | GlobalTort | February 16, 2017
For persons and entities involved in mass tort claiming and litigation with insurance companies and/or other payors, there’s a new and potentially notable ruling about access to past bills for legal work. The ruling is described in a February 14, 2017 article at JD Supra by Cozen O’Connor.   View Full Post
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Latham’s Commentary On UK Developments: “Reserving Privilege for the Few”

By | GlobalTort | February 15, 2017
Claims for legal advice privilege are becoming more difficult and narrower in the EU, according to a February 10, 2017 article published at JD Supra by Latham & Watkins. The article is: Reserving Privilege for the Few: The High Court Confirms the Narrow Interpretation of “Client” for the Purposes of Legal Advice Privilege. View Full Post
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