Articles & Publications
The number of lawsuits filed against Monsanto are undoubtedly escalating as a result of high publicity and widespread exposures to glyphosate. Over 4,000 cases have been filed to date against Monsanto, with another 470 federal cases consolidated into multidistrict litigation. With widely conflicting science from regulatory agencies, the viability of these claims on a mass scale remains unknown, but the growth potential of related litigation is looming.
For many years, billable hours have been the default for legal billing. Due to tightened budgets and the increasing leverage of consumers of legal services following the Great Recession, alternative fee arrangements have become more common. While we celebrate the innovation and look forward to working under alternative fee arrangements more often, the death knell for billable hours hasn’t sounded yet.
- November 5, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument in a case addressing whether payment to a railroad employee for time lost from work is subject to employment taxes. The technicalities of statutory interpretation won’t be front page news, but will affect thousands of cases each year.
- October 2018
- October 16, 2018