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Civil Litigation: Court gives guidance on improper solicitation of clients

In a unanimous decision, the New York State Court of Appeals ruled that, under certain circumstances, a business seller may give active assistance to a new employer’s efforts to pitch its business to former clients without incurring liability for improperly soliciting business.

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Civil Litigation: Statute of limitations on exposure cases

As the potentially catastrophic health impacts from exposure to myriad chemicals, construction materials and other products becomes more evident, questions often arise as to when the statute of limitations accrues for exposures that may have occurred decades ago.

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Civil Litigation: State passes Bill of Rights for domestics

New York’s Domestic Workers Bill of Rights will take effect Nov. 29. The law is the culmination of a six year organizing campaign by Domestic Workers United, an organization of nannies, housekeepers and elderly caregivers in New York.

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Civil Litigation: Protect limited partners’ investments

In this post-meltdown era, the news media and case reporters are full of stories about lawsuits by investors alleging fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and other misconduct by the people who managed their now-worthless investments.

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