In light of the state Supreme Court's 2013 ruling that a police officer's PTSD stemming from a fatal car collision was a compensable injury, the Commonwealth Court has changed its position on whether an armed robbery at a liquor store constitutes a normal working condition for workers' compensation purposes.
Thomas Schweich, a former Bryan Cave partner serving as Missouri’s state auditor, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at his home last week in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton. Schweich's death came a month after he entered the state's Republican race for governor in 2016.
For White & Case, 2014 was a landmark year. For the first time, the firm saw gross revenue, revenue per lawyer and profits per partner hit new highs.
The top New York-centered firms outperformed their rivals in 2014. Revenue grew an average of 4.5 percent at 17 top firms based in the Big Apple, while profits per partner rose 5.6 percent, according to reporting by The American Lawyer.
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In Robert Dell’s final year as global chair, Latham & Watkins posted a record-high in gross revenue by hitting the $2.6 billion mark, as profits per partner, revenue per lawyer and net income also saw big gains.
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Proposed class actions target the computer maker and Palo Alto-based Superfish Inc., which makes the software.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down requests to expedite release of the audio of Wednesday’s scheduled oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case that could decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
Gross revenue improved by 11 percent and net income by 11.9 percent in 2014 at the Dallas-based Winstead.
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