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The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Civil Sexual Assault Episode 3: Challenges Facing Survivors Seeking Redress Through the Civil Courts
The Keys to Assessing Sexual Abuse Claims - Civil Sexual Assault Episode 2
Civil Sexual Assault: Options for Redress
What happens if more than one person is responsible for an accident?
Catastrophic Impairment: What it means and why it's important to you if you've been hurt in a car accident
What is Subrogation and How Does it Affect Settlement Amounts?
Superman's Legal Duty
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
What Money Damages Are Available In A Personal Injury Claim?
Do you know the restrictions for a probationary driver in New Jersey?
Car Accidents and the Things You Need to Know
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
Ruling in a 4-2 decision, the Australian High Court denied a government employee worker’s compensation claim for an injury the employee sustained while having sex in a motel room during a business trip.
As I learn more and more about the social work field as my (new) wife continues on her path to becoming a social worker, I realize that social workers often see life at its lowest points. Never was that more true than in this...more
In an effort to curb the dangerous but common activity of texting behind the wheel, Governor Rick Scott has signed SB 52 into law. Most states already have laws against texting while driving.
The Federal Motor Carrier...more
Legal Alert: The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that new federal regulations designed to reduce truck driver fatigue took full effect today, July 1, 2013.
In this installment we discuss the recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision Moryl v. Ransone, which addresses the impact on the statute of limitations of filing a medical malpractice claim with the Indiana Department of...more
Most Social Security disability claimants wait until they are denied before they hire a lawyer. Does this delay make sense? Atlanta Social Security disability attorney Jonathan Ginsberg says "yes." There is usually no...more
Social Security disability claimants usually wait until their claim is denied before they hire a lawyer. Does this delay make sense? In many cases it does, says Atlanta Social Security disability attorney Jonathan Ginsberg....more
Social Security disability judges always ask claimants to describe their capacity to perform various activities. In cases involving physical impairment, every claimant will be asked about his capacity to sit, stand, walk and...more
Claimants who are approved for Social Security disability become eligible for Medicare starting at the 25th month after they first become eligible for payment of disability benefits. This 24 month waiting period combined...more
The MPD’s Rules and Regulations and the MPD Code of Conduct have historically been posted on the MPD website. For the first time, the MPD’s Standard Operating Procedures, which are guidelines for police operations, will also...more
Last fall, the Illinois Appellate Court issued opinions on two different cases involving the tort immunity of school districts. In both cases, the court declined to find the schools liable....more
In light of the decision in Combined Air Mechanical Services v. Flesch, counsel in municipal cases must re-assess their opportunities for summary judgment. In Combined Air, the Ontario Court of Appeal identified a new...more
How an obscure section of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act can save a case when the statute of limitations has run...more
Nursing home abuse takes many forms, and can include physical, emotional and financial manifestations. One area where abuse may be hard to detect is in the use of both physical and chemical restraints on nursing home...more
We are often asked by condominium corporations whether an appeal of Tarion’s final decision letter will prevent them from commencing a separate civil action with respect to the same deficiencies....more
When a serious collision occurs between motor vehicles, one or both of the drivers usually causes the collision. Although driver negligence constitutes the leading cause of accidents involving cars, trucks and SUVs, sometimes...more
The aftermath of an airplane accident involves action by numerous organizations, including the involved airline, federal, state and local agencies, and volunteer associations. In addition to ensuring that survivors receive...more
In keeping with tradition, and gambling that there won't actually be any significant entertainment/media law occurrences between now and January 1, 2013 (which is probably a pretty safe bet), we offer our humble thoughts on...more
Since the mid-1960s, Pennsylvania has adhered to the strict liability tenets of section 402A of the Restatement (Second) of Torts. Its version of strict liability had a number of unique features, including the determination...more
Hope DiCampli-Mintz v. County of Santa Clara, et al. -
California Supreme Court (December 6, 2012) -
Government Code section 915(a) establishes the manner of delivery of a claim against the government. It requires that...more
On January 1, 2013, certain amendments to Section 6-16 of the Illinois Liquor Control Act of 1934 (the “Act”) will take effect. These amendments may impact the way that institutions of higher education address underage...more
A woman who allegedly suffered injury while being treated in a county-owned hospital delivered a notice of intent to sue to the risk management department of the hospital instead of the clerk, secretary, auditor or board of...more
The morning news reports flashes a report that your customer was actually a Ponzi scheme and defrauded numerous people. Of course, this is terrible news for the innocent victims, but, you ask yourself, could my bank be...more
Motor vehicle collisions involving tractor-trailers (semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, big rigs) frequently involve complex litigation issues. Commercial trucking cases are complicated by extensive trucking regulations, the vast...more
The Alberta Court of Appeal has agreed to hear an employer’s appeal of a judgment of the Court of Queen’s Bench which overturned acquittals, by a Provincial Court judge, of two charges under the Alberta Occupational Health...more