Expert Analysis

Firms Must Rethink How They Train New Lawyers In AI Age

As law firms begin to use generative artificial intelligence to complete lower-level legal tasks, they’ll need to ... (more story)

Think Like A Lawyer: Always Be Closing

When a lawyer presents their case with the right propulsive structure throughout trial, there is little need for f... (more story)

9th Circ. Clarifies ERISA Preemption For Healthcare Industry

The Ninth Circuit's recent ruling in Bristol SL Holdings v. Cigna notably clarifies the broad scope of the Employe... (more story)

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J&J Fights Law Firm's Bid To Nix Subpoenas In Talc Brawl

Information about the Beasley Allen Law Firm's litigation funding and settlement communications is relevant and necessary to resolving long-running multidistrict litigation over Johnson & Johnson's talcum powd... (more story)

Rite Aid, SVB Affiliates Among Top 2024 Ch. 11 Sales So Far

Branches of Rite Aid and Silicon Valley Bank, technology and biotech firms and a discount store chain were among the companies that attracted top dollar in the Chapter 11 auctions held during the first half of 2024.

San Diego Diocese Re-Enters Ch. 11 Over Sex Abuse Claims

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego has re-entered Chapter 11 in a California federal bankruptcy court, saying it is facing more than $100 million in liabilities from more than 450 new sexual abuse claims ... (more story)

Electric Vehicle Startup Fisker Hits Ch. 11 With Sale Plans

Electric vehicle company Fisker Group Inc. has petitioned for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware bankruptcy court with more than $100 million of debt, months after the collapse of a potential partnership with a... (more story)

Creditors Say Giuliani Is 'Shrewd' And Needs Ch. 11 Trustee

Rudy Giuliani's creditors made their argument to a New York judge on Monday about why they felt he should be stripped of control of his bankruptcy case, disparaging his motives, missing financial information a... (more story)

Ginnie Mae, HUD Want Bank's Loan Lien Suit Sent To Dallas

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Ginnie Mae pushed for the transfer of Texas Capital Bank's suit in Texas federal court over a vacated loan lien, arguing that the bank is contractually ... (more story)

FTX, Customers Lay Claim To SBF's $11B Forfeiture Tab

FTX told the New York federal court that hit the company's founder Sam Bankman-Fried with a 25-year prison sentence and an $11 billion forfeiture order that the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange has a right ... (more story)

NY Archdiocese Wants Abuse Coverage Suit Tossed

The Archdiocese of New York sought dismissal of Chubb's bid to evade coverage of over 1,700 underlying sexual abuse claims brought under the Child Victims Act, filing counterclaims with a state court alleging ... (more story)

Hertz Warrant Holder Sues In Chancery For Contract Breach

Two investment affiliates of Discovery Capital Management LP have sued Hertz Global Holdings Inc. in Delaware's Court of Chancery, alleging willful failure to redeem warrants issued in 2021 as part of the comp... (more story)

Catching Up With Delaware's Chancery Court

Proposed amendments to Delaware's General Corporation Law that were prompted by several recent Chancery Court rulings sailed through the state Senate last week despite loud opposition from corporate law profes... (more story)

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Aircraft Co. Icon's Ch. 11 Sale Cleared With Higher Price

Light-sport aircraft producer Icon received a Delaware bankruptcy court's approval Tuesday for a nearly $15.8 million sale of its assets after securing an agreement to increase the price by $250,000, just hour... (more story)

Kristen Bell's Baby Co. Gets OK For Ch. 11 Plan

A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday confirmed the Chapter 11 plan for Unconditional Love Inc., the baby-product company founded by actress Kristen Bell that does business as Hello Bello, as it prepares to w... (more story)

Cancer Test Company DermTech Hits Ch. 11, Seeking Sale

California-based dermatologic test maker DermTech Inc. hit Chapter 11 Tuesday in Delaware and said it would be laying off about 20% of its workforce as it seeks to sell its assets.

Cybersecurity Co. Appgate Gets OK For Prepack Ch. 11 Plan

A Delaware bankruptcy judge said Monday he would confirm network security solutions provider Appgate Inc.'s prepackaged Chapter 11 plan, and overruled an objection from the U.S. Trustee's Office to the plan's ... (more story)

SEC Alleges Texas Man Offered Virgin Sham $200M 'Lifeline'

Securities regulators sued a venture capitalist and his investment firm in Texas federal court Monday, accusing the firm of making a bogus offer to invest $200 million into Virgin Orbit last year despite havin... (more story)

Dutch Insurer Says Record Clear To Affirm $160M Arbitration

A Dutch insurer is pushing a North Carolina federal judge to confirm a €150 million (roughly $160 million) arbitration award against insurance mogul Greg Lindberg and his companies, citing a recent order in wh... (more story)

Ex-Stimwave CEO Gets 6 Years For Dummy Implant Scheme

The founder and former CEO of Stimwave Technologies was sentenced to six years in prison Monday after tearfully proclaiming her innocence to healthcare fraud charges, with a Manhattan federal judge saying it's... (more story)

Rubio's Taco Chain Faces WARN Act Suit Over Layoffs

Rubio's Coastal Grill, a fast-casual restaurant chain and a Chapter 11 debtor, was hit with a putative class action in Delaware bankruptcy court that alleges it failed to provide proper notice to employees whe... (more story)

Spinal Implant Maker's Creditors Vote To Approve Ch. 11 Plan

InVivo Therapeutics Corp.'s creditors have voted to accept the biotechnology company's Chapter 11 liquidation plan, with an official for the debtor reporting in a Monday filing with the Delaware bankruptcy cou... (more story)

Talc Claimants Want Documents In Fight Over J&J Unit Venue

Cancer patients with talc damage claims against Johnson & Johnson have urged a New Jersey federal court to give them access to transcripts and exhibits from depositions of top executives at the company's talc ... (more story)