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Insuring Rental Equipment Photo

Insuring Rental Equipment

August 30, 2019 Committees

  It’s common for certain businesses (especially oil and gas producers, refineries, chemical companies, restaurants, manufacturers, and construction contractors) to rent principal equipment required for their day-to-day operations. Such… Read More »

Admissibility of the Medical Review Panel Opinion Based On Relationships Between Panelist and a Party Photo

Admissibility of the Medical Review Panel Opinion Based On Relationships Between Panelist and a Party

July 8, 2019 Committees

  Neighbor. Acquaintance. Friend of a friend. Fellow parishioner. Tennis partner. Good friend. Close friend. Best friend. It is a timeless question – how friendly with a party is too friendly for a Panelist to serve on a Medical Revi… Read More »

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Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC

June 27, 2019 Committees

    An Analysis of the Recent Supreme Court Case of Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC     In Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, the United States Supreme Court confirmed the gener… Read More »

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Updates from the Family Law Committee Chair

May 22, 2019 Committees

NOBA Welcomes Marc Winsberg to his First Year as Family Law Committee Chair!           I plan to use my first year as Chairman of the Family Law Committee to help educate lawyers on alternative dispute resolution optio… Read More »

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BSEE Issues A Revised Well Control Rule for Offshore Operations

May 6, 2019 Committees

BSEE Issues A Revised Well Control Rule for Offshore Operations On May 2, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued the 2019 Well Control Rule (Rule), a long-awaited, revised (and final) well control and blowout prevente… Read More »

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New Tax Laws Impact Divorce Settlements

April 22, 2019 Committees

"Strip out the acrimony and emotion, and divorce can be boiled down to a business negotiation. Harsh as that may sound — there are often children stuck in the middle — when a couple gets down to completing their split, the numbers matter:… Read More »

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson receives the Gertrude E. Rush Award Photo

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson receives the Gertrude E. Rush Award

March 14, 2019 Committees

The Women in the Profession Committee is proud to report that Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson received the prestigious Gertrude E. Rush Award from the National Bar Association at their 2019 Mid-Year Conference. This is a distinguished service a… Read More »

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration Photo

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration

February 27, 2019 Committees

New U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Clarify the Courts' Authority to Compel Arbitration           Commercial and employment agreements often include provisions requiring arbitration of disputes between the parties.… Read More »

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Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology In eDiscovery?

February 13, 2019 Committees

  Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology In eDiscovery?  Law firms today possess technology tools which have been proven to save time and money while simultaneously improving quality within the discovery process. Two thirds of the state… Read More »

Abusus, the right to dispose... Photo

Abusus, the right to dispose...

January 31, 2019 Committees

Abusus Abusus, the right to dispose… Animals can own no known property. Theirs, at best, a sufferance; birds of the air, Fishies of the dark and the coldest deep, You swim-chirp about in your rented space Until landlord calls: what you… Read More »