Cruise Line Dodges TCPA Suit In Ariz.: Last week, an Arizona federal judge dismissed a Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit over alleged Grand Caribbean Cruises Inc. robocalls for lack of personal jurisdiction. The dismissal by U.S. District Court Judge Dominic W. Lanza described parts of the complaint as a confusing “word salad,” but kept alive an opportunity for revisions and a third amended suit. (Law 360)
ICYMI: ILR Research: Fact Or Fiction: Ensuring The Integrity Of Expert Testimony: Expert testimony is often crucial in complex civil cases, and a ruling on whether an expert’s proposed testimony is admissible can be the difference between the dismissal of thousands of product liability cases and a multibillion-dollar settlement. ILR’s newest research, Fact or Fiction: Ensuring The Integrity Of Expert Testimony outlines the state of expert evidence standards around the country, explores key issues and concerns supporting a more universal adoption of Daubert and further amendment of Rule 702 , and offers recommendations for promoting these changes.