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Host Liability, 10th Edition

by Bennett Jones LLP on

This booklet is intended as a basic guide to host liability, which is the potential for personal and corporate liability for injuries sustained by employees, clients and other persons as a result of alcohol intoxication. This...more

No General Jurisdiction Over Out-of-State Firms Registering to Do Business in Delaware

The Delaware Supreme Court ruled yesterday that out-of-state corporations no longer would be subject to general personal jurisdiction in Delaware merely because they had registered to do business in Delaware. In making that...more

Director prosecution and conviction in New South Wales

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

The NSW work health and safety regulator has brought a successful prosecution against a company director resulting in a criminal conviction and fines against the director and the company. An order was also made requiring the...more

Corporate Manslaughter Charge Following Death of Apprentice

by DLA Piper on

On 14 July 2015 Huntley Mount Engineering ("the Company") was fined £150,000 after pleading guilty to corporate manslaughter following the death of a 16 year old, Cameron Minshull. He was employed as an apprentice, through a...more

Case Alert: Employer not liable for customer assault

by K&L Gates LLP on

In Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc, the Court of Appeal decided that the employer was not vicariously liable for an employee’s assault on a customer. The fact that the employee was given exposure to customers as part...more

Will Concussion Lawsuit Settlement Absolve NFL of Responsibilities to Players?

by Anthony Caruso on

Will Concussion Lawsuit Settlement Absolve NFL of Responsibilities to Players? by Anthony Caruso on September 4, 2013 In a surprising move, the National Football League and more than 4,500 former NFL players announced...more

California Electronic Discovery Act: Part Two

Part Two in a multi-part series on the topic. In Part One of this series, we discussed California’s Electronic Discovery Act, which established procedures for parties to discover electronically stored information (“ESI”)...more

Directors’ Liability for Safety: Not just Small-Company Directors are at Risk in Ontario

by Dentons on

In an unusual development, a director of a medium-sized company has been personally found guilty and fined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The company’s Internet site states that its field personnel include a...more

Arizona Supreme Court Limits Employer’s Vicarious Liability For Employee’s Off-Duty, On-Location Assignment Car Accident

On July 9, 2012, the Arizona Supreme Court issued an employer-friendly opinion holding that an employer was not vicariously liable for negligent conduct committed by an employee during an out-of-town assignment, after work...more

“I blame the parents”: Parent companies (in the UK) may owe a duty of care to their subsidiaries’ employees

by K&L Gates LLP on

The English Court of Appeal recently delivered a judgment in Chandler v Cape Plc [2012] EWCA Civ 525 which has potentially significant implications for groups of companies. It is also a warning of contingent liabilities which...more

Legal Matters Newsletter Winter 2010

by Melissa Tzanoudakis on

Please enjoy our quarterly newsletter. I hope you find it informative....more

Business Crimes Perspectives - November 2010

by Foley Hoag LLP on

In This Issue: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act provides whistleblower protection to certain employees who report wrongdoing by a publicly-traded company; A federal district court in Massachusetts has held that Sarbanes-Oxley...more

In Defense of Sports Law

by ALAN GOLDBERGER on

This article summarizes the difference between "Sports Law" and "Entertainment Law," and why it matters....more

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