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Is It Ever Too Late to Allow an Expert Report?

It is less than two weeks before the start of trial and you're making sure your trial team is well prepared. Your trial notebook is perfectly organized, your witnesses are all lined up to testify, your motions in limine have been filed and you have reviewed prior testimony of opposing counsel's experts. There should be no more surprises. However, w...

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Shapiro Coauthors Director & Officer Liability Chapter for Renown ABA Treatise

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  January 26, 2012 - Obermayer partner Mathieu J. Shapiro, along with the Honorable Paul S. Diamond of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, authored the chapter on Director & Officer Liability in the THIRD EDITION OF BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION IN FEDERAL COURTS, publ...

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Gary Samms Named "Top Attorney"

PHILADELPHIA – November 15, 2011– Obermayer's Gary M. Samms recently was named as one of Suburban Life Magazine’s “Reader’s Choice Top Attorneys” (November 2011) in the Malpractice Law area. Samms also received this honor in 2010. Suburban Life publishes the top vote-getters in a reader’s poll conducted th...

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Legislative Alert - The Fair Share Act

Click on the title below to open a copy of The Obermayer Advisor- Legislative Alert newsletter. The Obermayer Advisor - Legislative Alert Summer 2011 (PDF)    

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7th Circuit Pilot Program Could Have Wide-Ranging Impact

Mathieu J. Shapiro, partner and member of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP’s Litigation Department and E-Discovery Practice Group, co-authored the article “7th Circuit Pilot Program Could Have Wide-Ranging Impact" published in the E-Discovery supplement of The Legal Intelligencer (January 31, 2012). Click on the link to read t...

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Revisiting Barter under the CISG


 

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Gary Samms Featured on Fox Business Channel

Gary M. Samms was featured on March 14th on the Fox Business Channel as part of the “Xpert Forum.”  Mr. Samms spoke on issues related to discovery and the rising costs of litigation.  The half hour show will air again on March 21st.  The show is run in both the U.S. and the United Kingdom.

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Gary Samms Obtains Defense Verdict in Defamation Case

Gary M. Samms obtained a defense verdict after a two week trial in a hotly contested defamation/breach of contract and tortious interference with contract action.  Plaintiff was seeking $1.6 million.

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New Jersey Supreme Court Limits Duty Owed by Dram Shop to its Customers

On May 7, 2009, the New Jersey Supreme Court took a step toward limiting the duty owed by a purveyor of alcoholic beverages to its patrons.  In Bauer v. Nebbitt, 399 N.J. Super. 71 (2009), the state Supreme Court held that neither the common law nor New Jersey Jersey's Dram Shop Act (N.J.S.A. 2A:22A-1 et seq.) imposes a duty upon businesses to...

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Precedent-Setting New Jersey Appellate Court Decision Authorizes Plaintiffs'

In a precedent-setting case decided and released for publication on May 16, 2008, the New Jersey Appellate Division carved out an exception to New Jersey's general adherence to the American Rule that parties should bear their own attorneys' fees.  The Court also, for the first time, expressly recognized as the law of New Jersey § 914(2) o...

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