New Developments in Silicosis Litigation: Strategies for Companies Using Silica in Manufacturing Operations

New York, NY – Dechert Re:Torts, a monthly newsletter specializing in product liability and mass torts litigation, covers various news and developments in the field. In this issue, there are several hot topics of interest, including a temporary stay order issued by Cal/OSHA for workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica, the ongoing debate over opioid public nuisance claims, the ethical and legal challenges in obscured litigation funding, the inadequacy of “proxy” testing in PFAS litigation, and the increasing scrutiny on tech companies by regulators and legislators. The issue begins by addressing the growing number of … Read more

Latest Developments in Trump’s Civil Fraud Case and Hush Money Trial Revealed

NEW YORK, New York – Former President Donald Trump faced significant developments in two major legal cases on Monday. These cases involve a civil fraud trial and a criminal hush money trial. Let’s take a closer look at each case to understand the latest developments. In the hush money case, Trump is accused of falsifying business records related to reimbursements made to his former lawyer, Michael Cohen. These payments were allegedly used to cover up an alleged affair with adult film star Stormy Daniels prior to the 2016 election. The former president has pleaded not … Read more

Anies, Indonesian Presidential Candidate, Demands Election Re-Run Amid Controversy: Lawyer’s Statement Reveals New Developments

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Anies Baswedan, a presidential candidate in Indonesia, has declared his call for a re-run of the election, according to his lawyer. Baswedan, who lost to incumbent President Joko Widodo in a close race, claims that the election was marred by irregularities and unfair practices. He insists that a new election is necessary to ensure a fair and transparent process. Baswedan’s lawyer stated that they have submitted a formal request to the country’s election commission to investigate the alleged violations. The complaint specifically highlights issues with voter registration, vote counting, and the handling … Read more

50 Years of Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law: Essential Developments Every Lawyer Must Be Aware Of

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — As Wisconsin’s Fair Dealership Law marks its 50th anniversary, it is vital for lawyers to stay informed on recent developments surrounding this legislation. The law, which provides protections to franchisees against unfair termination or non-renewal by franchisors, has had a significant impact on the state’s business landscape since its enactment. This article aims to delve into the key aspects lawyers should know about this historical law. The Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law was enacted in 1971, making Wisconsin one of the first states to adopt such legislation. Its primary objective is to safeguard … Read more