U.S. Supreme Court hears oral argument in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.
William Norton

On March 5, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the appeal of Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.. The Court’s forthcoming opinion, expected by June 2014, will decide the continuing vitality of the fraud-on-the-market presumption, … Continue reading

BP, if you are really trying to find fraud – look in the mirror
Joe Rice

Update: Shortly after the oil spill, BP established a process for receiving certain claims and transferred the claims processing responsibility to the GCCF, which operated from Aug. 23, 2010 to June 2012 by Mr. Feinberg. The Deepwater Horizon Court-Supervised Settlement Program … Continue reading

The Seven Deadly C’s…most frequent causes of air rage (other than mental or physical illness and prescription medication problems)
Mary Schiavo

As a frequent flier it is no surprise to me that the International Air Transport Association reported that the number of incidents involving unruly passengers has increased 12-fold in the past four years. However, the statistics do not tell the … Continue reading

California Lead Paint Decision: A situation where an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
F. Fitzpatrick

Earlier this month, California Superior Court Judge James P. Kleinberg issued his Statement of Decision in The People of the State of California v. Atlantic Richfield, et al. His ruling requires that the defendants that knowingly marketed toxic lead paint … Continue reading