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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
4 Things to Know About Michigan’s New Right-to-Work Laws
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
In its early stages, NCAA, et al. v. Christie, has taken on the appearance of Super Bowl XXXVI. As in Super Bowl XXXVI, the NCAA, NFL and other sports leagues, who filed the case to prevent Governor Chris Christie from...more
A recent Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decision considered the situation of a participant covered under a self-funded ERISA plan who sustained injuries in a slip and fall accident. The plan paid health benefits for that...more
Are retailers at risk in private surgeon general class actions? Often, their only conduct is putting a product on the shelf. They haven’t designed the product, much less had any input on the product labels or advertising. ...more
Damages owed from illness and death claims resulting from actual or alleged food and beverage contamination, along with the cost of recalls of potentially contaminated products, present serious financial risk to companies...more
Liquor licenses in the City of Chicago are some of the most complex and restrictive in Illinois. To obtain a liquor license a food establishment must consider, among other things, neighborhood sentiment (notification to all...more
The U.S. Senate is considering a new U.S. federal privacy breach notification law, entitled The Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2012. The Bill is currently before the Committee on Commerce, Science and...more
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Code Interpretations. You should refer to the...more
It’s a sad fact of life that thousands of people are killed in horrifying California car accidents every year. What’s more, tens of thousands are injured. At times, the people who have been killed in a road accident can go on...more
Dentists and doctors increasingly are policing what you say online about their services. In the most recent case, a prominent New York dentist, Dr. Stacy Makhnevich, threatened to sue a former patient, Robert Lee, over a...more
Chris Hughes v. Progressive Direct Insurance Company Court of Appeal, Second District (June 15, 2011)
Insurance Code Section 758.5 prohibits an insurer from either requiring that an insured's automobile be repaired by a...more
In two recent decisions, the Illinois Appellate Court confirmed that Illinois courts are precluded, except in rare circumstances, from second-guessing the decisions of educational institutions regarding students. In both...more
The Department of Justice has served notice that it intends to take aggressive action – and seek billion-dollar recoveries – against banks and residential mortgage lenders on a new front for conduct it alleges amounts to...more
Having just come through the blizzard of 2011 it was not difficult to see the snow removal efforts made by many citizens. Illinois’s Natural Accumulation Rule & the Snow and Ice Renewal Act of 2005 states that the natural...more
This opinion affecting local government law was handed down by the Virginia Supreme Court on January 13, 2010. Analysis will be forthcoming on this blog.
The following is the summary from the Virginia Supreme Court...more
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration sent a letter this week to the CEOs of fourteen major retailers urging them to take steps now to prevent customer and worker injuries during Black Friday and other holiday...more
California law imposes an affirmative duty on business owners to protect customers from foreseeable third-party criminal conduct. This obligation derives from the special relationship between a business owner and his or her...more
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*Manatt To Host WOMMA Wine Wednesday at Los Angeles Office
*Report Documents “Labeling Shenanigans” for FDA
*Kim Kardashian Sued for Defamation Over Tweets
*FTC Approves Two Reports to Congress on Use,...more
If your company has a website, you may receive a letter claiming that your site is not accessible to users who are visually impaired. Several advocacy groups are now actively searching for ?noncompliant? websites, hoping to...more
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