"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
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Two-Pronged Approach to Defending Lawsuits – Interview with Dominic Picca, Member, Mintz Levin
Class Action Litigation Reform – Interview with Dan Pascucci, Member, Mintz Levin
Elmo Sex Scandal: More Accusers May Come Forward, Says Lawyer
Newtown Shootings Could Give Rise to More Litigation, Says Pinsky
Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
Perth Glory have been fined $269,000 and ejected from the finals series of the A-League after being found guilty of salary cap breaches....more
Viacom recently announced a settlement of $7.2 million dollars to end litigation by numerous unpaid interns for the Company’s television networks. In 2013, two former interns sued Viacom claiming that it violated the Fair...more
Several minor league baseball players have filed an antitrust class action against Major League Baseball, alleging that MLB and its teams operate as a cartel to impose restrictive contracts on minor league players. The suit,...more
The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) fundamental beliefs about the role of student-athletes and its economic model just received a partial rebuke from the courts. On August 8, 2014, a federal judge ruled that...more
In the competitive world of land-based casinos, high roller “VIP” players are courted with a host of special perks and privileges. A casino’s proprietary VIP customer list represents one of its most valuable assets, almost...more
In August, a judge awarded former Jackson State University (JSU) head coach, Denise Taylor, $200,000 in damages for “emotional pain and suffering” she endured during her employment. Taylor was the head women’s basketball...more
Musicians employed by the National Theatre in its production of War Horse at the New London Theatre have been refused their application for an interim injunction, or alternatively specific performance, to require the National...more
On March 5, 2014, a California jury awarded $6 million to a former accounting executive at Playboy Enterprises Inc. (the “Company”), finding that the Company discharged the former employee in violation of Section 806 of SOX....more
In 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law approximately 9 out of 10 bills presented to him. This three-part blog series summarizes the new legislation and captures the key employment law related bills that are likely to...more
A California appellate court recently rejected an attempt by Desperate Housewives star, Nicollette Sheridan, to sue for wrongful termination in violation of public policy when Touchstone failed to renew her contract past...more
The Ontario Court of Appeal has held that an employee who found a new job after two weeks was entitled to the full six months’ pay in lieu of notice under his written employment contract because the principle of “mitigation”...more
Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and representatives of a class of television writers today announced the settlement of a case alleging age discrimination in the representation of television writers.
The case was the last...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Tennis Umpires Serve Up Lawsuit against USTA
- Ultimate Fighting – It's Like "Swan Lake" – How Come You Can't SEE That?
- We Are Reliably Informed...more
Employee Who Provided False social Security Number and Other Information Was Barred from Suing For Disability Discrimination
Employer Did Not Violate CFRA by Transferring Employee upon Her Return from 19-Week Stress Leave...more
IN THIS ISSUE: Function Follows Form-Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants After Company Acquisition May Hinge on Structure of the Deal; Federal Circuit Holds USPTO Miscalculating Patent Term Adjustments; Big 12 Expansion (of...more
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