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Marriage Equality. Yes!

James D. Crosby, Attorney at Law - Complex and General Business Litigation and Trial Representation - San Diego, California

Obergefell v. Hodges  – Justice Kennedy, Majority Opinion No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that …

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Affordable Care Act Upheld – Good!

James D. Crosby, Attorney at Law - Complex and General Business Litigation and Trial Representation - San Diego, California

“Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them. If at all possible, we must interpret the Act in a way that is consistent with the former, and avoids the latter.” This concluding passage of the ACA opinion – the key passage in the whole opinion – cannot be …

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Forum Non Conveniens And The “Nominal Defendant” Exception – David v. Medtronic Inc.

James D. Crosby, Attorney at Law - Complex and General Business Litigation and Trial Representation - San Diego, California

In David v. Medtronic, Inc., 2015 WL 3645254, the Second District Court of Appeal in California recognized a “nominal defendant” exception to the general rule that a moving defendant on motion for forum non conveniens must establish that all defendants are subject to jurisdiction in the proposed alternative forum. What remains unclear from the decision …

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