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  • California Consumer Privacy Act: Are You Ready?

    January 3, 2020

  • Check the boxes to help ensure compliance with HIPAA security and privacy rules!

    December 16, 2019

  • Tenant Eviction Act: New California Rent and Eviction Control Protections

    December 13, 2019

    Effective January 1, 2020, the California Tenant Protection Act (AB 1482), which affects  an estimated 2.4 million rental units in the state, will extend rent control and eviction control protections to certain qualifying rental units statewide.
  • 2019 Medical Provider Expressions of Sympathy Comparative Law Review

    July 2019

    An invaluable resource regarding so-called “apology laws,” the 2019 Medical Provider Expressions of Sympathy Comparative Law Review presents an overview of statutes addressing the admissibility of medical providers’ statements or expressions of sympathy, as well as supplemental information for consideration in states and territories without laws or statutes regarding such expressions.
  • 2019 Artisan/Construction Defect Law Review

    June 2019

    The 2019 Artisan/Construction Defect Law Review addresses certain issues in this class of business by reviewing applicable statutes where they exist in addition to common law developments in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • 2019 Liquor Liability Review

    February 28, 2019

    The 2019 Liquor Liability Review addresses the various issues present in this class of business through a review of Dram Shop statutes, where they exist, and common law developments in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • 2018 ESI Case Law Update

    June 2018

    Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2018 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). It is a rare case that does not involve the preservation, review and production of ESI.  Your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.

  • Wilson Elser’s 2018 Punitive Damages Review

    January 2018

    The limitations on punitive damages vary by state and are in constant flux. Recognizing the need for our clients to stay current on these ever-evolving laws of punitive damages

  • A Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities 2017

    September 2017

    The Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities report guides litigants through their responsibilities to preserve evidence and provides valuable information on implementing a defensible legal hold process.

  • 2017 ESI Case Law Update

    August 2017

  • 2017 Artisan/Construction Defect Law Review

    July 2017

    The 2017 Artisan/Construction Defect Law Review addresses certain issues in this class of business by reviewing applicable statutes where they exist in addition to common law developments in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  • 2016 ESI Case Law Update

    August 2016

    Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2016 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). It is a rare case that does not involve the preservation, review and production of ESI.  Your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.

  • 2015 ESI Case Law Update

    April 2015

    Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2015 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). Today, it is a rare case that does not involve the preservation and management of ESI, and your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.

  • A Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities 2014

    July 2014

    The Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities report guides litigants through their responsibilities to preserve evidence and provides valuable information on implementing a defensible legal hold process.

  • 2014 ESI Case Law Update

    March 2014

    Wilson Elser's 2014 ESI Case Law Update is ready for review.  The ESI Caes Law Update recaps those ESI cases that will likely have the greatest impact on you, your business and how you prepare for and defend civil litigation.

  • Wilson Elser’s 2014 Punitive Damages Review

    December 5, 2013

    A highly-valued and requested resource guide, the Review provides an overview of constitutional and statutory limitations on punitive damages. It also summarizes the laws in each state. 

  • Formation and Structural Considerations for U.S. Operations of Chinese Insurance Companies

    May 7, 2013

    There are numerous business and strategic decisions to be made when a Chinese insurer decides to enter the U.S. insurance market that can result in different regulatory and financial consequences. It is important for Chinese insurers to understand the insurance regulatory framework under which it would have to operate in the United States and to know the possible structural and formational parameters as well as the laws of two major U.S. industrial states in which they might consider beginning their insurance operations.

  • Wilson Elser and NTSB General Counsel Co-Author Guide to NTSB Accident Investigations

    April 2013

    Thomas Tobin (Partner-New York) and David Tochen, General Counsel of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have co-authored a white paper entitled, “The Anatomy of an NTSB Accident Investigation: A Guide for ‘Parties-to-the-Investigation’ & their Lawyers.”

  • 2013 ESI Case Law Update

    April 2013

    The 2013 ESI Case Law Update recaps those ESI cases that will likely have the greatest impact on you, your business and how you prepare for and defend civil litigation.

  • Illinois Supreme Court Places Primary Emphasis on Plaintiff’s State of Residence and Location Where Injury Occurred

    January 2013

    In Fennell v. Illinois Central Railroad Company, the Illinois Supreme court majority decision was clear that each forum non conveniens case is unique and must be considered on its own facts. However, Fennell establishes that in the interstate forum non conveniens context, the state of plaintiff’s residence and the state where his alleged injury occurred are vitally important, the court is to look at the location of plaintiff’s actual injury or exposure, and the focus is on plaintiff’s specific injury and whether any factor relating to its cause may be found in Illinois.