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Forum Non Conveniens and an Alternate Forum

In a set of consolidated appeals originating from personal injuries allegedly sustained by Argentinian farmers and their children due to the mandatory use of Roundup in tobacco cultivation, the Delaware Supreme Court addressed a singular question – “whether the trial … Continue reading

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UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT FURTHER LIMITS GENERAL PERSONAL JURISDICTION

In 3 recent opinions, the United States Supreme Court has undeniably confirmed that general jurisdiction is only appropriate in a forum where a defendant is either incorporated or headquartered (aka, “at home”).  These decisions come on the heels of the … Continue reading

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SCOTUS DEFINES BOUNDARIES OF FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT

In his first written opinion, Justice Gorsuch wrote on behalf of a unanimous Court that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act does not apply to entities that purchase the debts of others and attempt to collect for themselves. CitiFinancial Auto … Continue reading

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DELAWARE’S WAGE PAYMENT AND COLLECTION ACT AND LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES: NO PERSONAL LIABILITY FOR MEMBERS

In a case defended by Cooch and Taylor, the Delaware Superior Court recently ruled on the question of a Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) member’s individual liability for alleged LLC wage debts under Delaware’s Wage Payment and Collection Act (“Act”), 19 … Continue reading

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Cooch and Taylor Gains Membership in ACA International — the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals

Cooch and Taylor is pleased to announce that it has become a member of ACA International — the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals.  Founded in 1939, ACA brings together third-party collection agencies, law firms, asset buying companies, creditors and … Continue reading

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INDIVIDUAL LIABILITY UNDER STATE DISCRIMINATION LAW

The Delaware District Court recently confirmed the Third Circuit’s long-standing position that there is no individual liability for violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Title VII), or Title I of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The … Continue reading

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Of Oxen and Militiamen – Delaware Courts’ Seal

Whether you are sitting  anxiously awaiting a jury decision or just happen to have shown up early to a routine motion day, anyone who litigates in Delaware has spent a great deal of time making small talk in the courtroom.  … Continue reading

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