This WLF Litigation Division feature highlights WLF court and agency filings, as well as decisions issued in response to WLF’s filings. In this edition, we list January 2023 filings and results.
Coinbase v. Bielski—WLF asks the Supreme Court to clarify that an immediate appeal as of right under the FAA from a district court’s refusal to compel arbitration automatically stays litigation pending the appeal.
Gonzalez v. Google—WLF urges the Supreme Court to confirm that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act immunizes interactive computer service providers from liability for third-party content.
WLF CASES DECIDED
In re LTL Management, LLC—The Third Circuit rejects a bankruptcy petition by a Johnson & Johnson affiliate for failure to prove “financial distress.”
AstraZeneca Pharms. v. HHS—The Third Circuit rejects a federal agency’s attempt to exercise broad extra-statutory authority that Congress never gave it. *victory*
In re Grand Jury—The Supreme Court dismisses as improvidently granted an important case about the attorney-client privilege.
Coates v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.—The Florida Supreme Court clarifies the limits Florida law imposes on punitive damages awards in wrongful death actions. *victory*