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    China Agrictech, Inc. v. Resh: Employees Have Fewer Options When Filing Class Action Suits

    June 27, 2018
    Class action lawsuits allow large groups of plaintiff’s to bring their claims together in a single lawsuit. In the realm of employment law, employees may bring class action suits for claims of systemic harassment, discrimination or unequal pay.
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    Attorney Kimberly Young Speaks at Trial Attorneys of America Event

    June 8, 2018
    Attorney Kimberly D. Young spoke this week at the Trial Attorneys of America’s Annual Meeting. The event was held in Chicago and included Kim as part of a panel discussion that focused on recent decisions relevant to product liability defense work. Kim addressed recent decisions by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit, with a particular focus on cases involving pharmaceuticals or medical devices.
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    In Respect to Loan Agreements, Bill Preserves the Right to Waive a Jury Trial

    April 2, 2018
    The old saying of “your wish is my command” is often employed when one party’s wish for something to happen becomes another’s command to action to make it happen.
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  • Contractual Waiver of Jury Trials Bill Signed by Governor

    March 19, 2018
    Included in Governor Hutchinson’s recent call for an Extraordinary Session of the General Assembly was an item to address the recent Arkansas Supreme Court decision holding that contractual waivers of jury trials were unenforceable.
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  • Benchmark Litigation Names Local Litigation Stars

    February 20, 2018
    Friday, Eldredge & Clark is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s lawyers have been named "Local Litigation Stars" in Benchmark Litigation’s 2018 edition. The firm is described in the guide as offering "a strong corporate practice that complements general business and commercial litigation capabilities regarded by peers as second to none.
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  • Recent High Court Decision Could Impact Loan Agreements

    February 2, 2018
    On Dec. 7, 2017, in a case styled as Tilley v. Malvern Nat’l Bank, 2017 Ark. 343, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that certain contractual provisions providing for the waiver of a jury trial are unenforceable. The Supreme Court reasoned in part that waiving the right to a jury trial before litigation arises is unconstitutional.
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  • Case Report: Court Rules in Favor of Company in Discrimination Case

    January 12, 2018
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled in favor of Rock-Tenn Services, Inc., which does business as WestRock Services, in a discrimination case. The plaintiff alleged he was treated unfavorably because he is a man and is not Jewish. Attorneys Marshall S. Ney and Angela Artherton represented Rock-Tenn Services in the lawsuit.
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