Kevin F. Meade

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Appellate Law

Counting Darts: U.S. Supreme Court To Address Circuit Split On Evidence Required In Notice Of Removal Under CAFA

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon address whether a defendant seeking removal to federal court is required to include evidence supporting the amount in controversy requirement in the notice of removal or whether it is sufficient to allege a “short and plain statement of the grounds for...

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False Claims Act

Avoiding Potential False Claims Act Liability And Qui Tam Actions

Governments at all levels are increasingly turning to federal and state false claims act statutes in an attempt to combat fraud against the government and to address the record deficits they are running. At the same time, legislatures have been steadily broadening the scope of what constitutes a...

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Amendments To Expert Witness Discovery Under Federal Rule 26

Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was recently amended on December 1, 2010 to limit discovery that may be obtained from a party's testifying expert. Prior to these amendments, broad judicial interpretations led to parties seeking discovery of virtually all communications between...

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