Lost Profit Damages Litigation: Recent Trends, Developments, and Defense Strategies Explored

2021-07-18T21:51:39-04:00

The lost profit damages litigation landscape unceasingly shifts as emerging trends and court rulings continue to reshape the current paradigm. Notably, the economic disruption brought by the COVID-19 pandemic further complicates the calculation of damages, particularly for claims involving breach of contract or business interruption insurance.

Punitive Damages in Asbestos Litigation: What You Must Know and Do

2021-07-28T04:48:40-04:00

The past years have recorded a significant number of punitive damages awards in asbestos-related lawsuits. However, granting of punitive damages awards can pose critical issues in asbestos litigation. This is because the potential for punitive damages can profoundly affect the plaintiff verdict and may increase the settlement values of asbestos-related claims.

Construction Defect Litigation and Insurance Coverage: What You Must Know and Do

2021-06-22T03:28:57-04:00

The construction industry has been hounded by unprecedented threats and other legal pitfalls. Various claims for damage to property or persons arising from construction projects, often expose companies and individuals to the risk of costly litigation. In order to prevent or limit risks arising from such claims, general contractors, subcontractors, and owners must adopt an insurance program that will effectively mitigate the risks of claims and potentially provide a source for coverage and recovery.

Construction Disputes: Strategies and Best Practices to Manage Complexities and Challenges

2021-07-28T21:43:03-04:00

Construction claims, which typically arise from disagreements, failed obligations, or violations on construction contracts, can be challenging and time-consuming. Failure to effectively manage and resolve such disputes can have a profound effect on a project’s lifecycle and deter good relationship between parties.

Class Action and Complex Litigation: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Legal Challenges

2021-07-25T22:03:39-04:00

With the evolving regulatory and compliance landscapes, class action litigation has significantly raised specific legal challenges and vulnerabilities to businesses across industries. In addition, although courts are generally adjusting the rules applicable to the concerns of class action lawsuits, several unsettled and divergent viewpoints can vastly cause critical issues and complications in this complex and multifaceted area of law.

Data Breach Class Action Litigation on the Rise: Winning Strategies

2021-06-13T23:32:01-04:00

Data breaches in the U.S. have shown no signs of slowing down in the last several years, neither have the wave of class action cases associated with these. Recent breaches include some of the largest companies such as LifeLabs, Yahoo, Equifax, and Google LLC. Such breaches, as well as the infringements incorporated with it, can impose tremendous burdens on banks and credit card companies that have to respond to a flood of fraud claims and canceled cards.

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