Philadelphia, PA (February 13, 2024): Kang Haggerty LLC is pleased to announce that former Court of Common Pleas Administrative Judge John W. Herron (Ret.) has joined the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice group as Of Counsel. He will be a neutral providing mediation, arbitration, and discovery dispute resolution services. Continue reading ›
Antitrust claims can successfully navigate last decade’s reforms. As market concentration intensifies, especially in the technology sector, it is crucial for class counsel to adequately represent plaintiffs and bring antitrust class actions to safeguard their rights.
Considering the difficulties for private plaintiffs to pursue and prevail on antitrust claims under the Sherman Act, Section 2, Epic’s win against Google carries significant consequences for platform operators’ liability under antitrust laws.
In the January 2, 2024 edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Edward Kang wrote, “An Antitrust Storm Brewing in the Walled Gardens: Dissecting the Antitrust Claims in ‘Epic v. Google’.” Continue reading ›
Litigators preparing to qualify or challenge an expert witness must be ready to navigate several obstacles in admitting or excluding expert testimony. With the new amendment to Federal Rule of Evidence 702 coming into effect, litigators should take note of changes and incorporate them into their decision-making regarding expert testimony.
In the November 22, 2023 edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Edward Kang wrote, “Battle of the Experts (Standards): ‘Frye,’ ‘Daubert’ and Federal Rule of Evidence 702.” Continue reading ›
Philadelphia, PA (November 1, 2023): A jury trial in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Shin Da Enterprises, Inc., et al, v. Wei Xiang Yong, et al., yielded a Civil Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) judgment of more than five million dollars for violations of RICO 18 U.S.C. 1962(c) and civil conspiracy to violate RICO under 18 USC 1962(d). Continue reading ›
Kang Haggerty LLC is proud to have two lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® and two lawyers recognized in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 editions. Congratulations to Henry J. Donner, Gregory H. Mathews, Kandis L. Kovalsky and Kyle T. Garabedian. Continue reading ›
The Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in Yegiazaryan v. Smagin affirming the Ninth Circuit’s holding and providing RICO plaintiffs with a powerful tool against debtors employing fraudulent tactics to avoid payment.
In the July 20, 2023 Edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Edward T. Kang wrote “Sophisticated Schemers Beware: Civil RICO Expands Creditors’ Arsenal—Part II.” Continue reading ›
Earlier last year, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in SodexoMAGIC v. Drexel University made this law—that the gist of the action doctrine does not bar a viable tort claim between two parties just because the parties papered the social duty giving rise to a tort claim into a contract—abundantly clear. Yet, many courts in Pennsylvania continue to misapply the doctrine.
In the March 9, 2023 edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Edward T. Kang wrote “Tort Claims Between 2 Contracting Parties May Overcome the Gist of Action Doctrine“
On January 25, 2023, Edward T. Kang and Kandis L. Kovalsky were joined by colleagues Nelson Bellido of Roig Lawyers and Michael Moder of AILA Limited to present Piercing (and Protecting) the Corporate Veil. The CLE focused on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision in Mortimer v. McCool and various theories of how to both uphold/enforce and avoid a claim to “pierce the corporate veil.”
You can access the on-demand webcast of Piercing (and protecting) the Corporate Veil, on the Federal Bar Association’s website here. This CLE was co-sponsored by myLawCLE.