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Strategies for EEO Compliance: Focus on Leadership, Not Compliance

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

We observed last year that the legal industry is no more immune to the holdovers of sexism than any other profession. As we noted, in a step toward stemming this problem, the American Bar Association has passed a new model...more

Summary of California Appellate Decisions - February 2016

INSURANCE; BAD FAITH; GENUINE DISPUTE DOCTRINE - Paslay v. State Farm General Insurance Co. (2016) 248 Cal.App.4th 639 203 Cal.Rptr.3d 785 - FACTS: State Farm issued a homeowners policy to Paslay, the...more

Health Alert (Australia) June 13, 2016

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Judgments; Legislation; and Reports. - Excerpts from Judgments: Judgments: Victoria 1 June 2016 - JPP v Department of Health and Human Services (Review and Regulation)...more

Health Alert (Australia) - May 16, 2016

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Judgments; Legislation; and Reports. - Excerpts from Judgments: Victoria 10 May 2016 - Allie v Allied Medical Group Pty Ltd (Human Rights) [2016] VCAT 728 Mr Allie...more

$6 Million Verdict for SOX Whistleblower Leads to Malpractice Suit Against Defense Counsel

Playboy Enterprises is suing its former defense counsel Sheppard Mullin after being hit with a $6 million jury verdict in a SOX whistleblower case, the highest jury award in a SOX case to date. In Zulfer v. Playboy...more

Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why [Video]

When a traumatic event has happened to someone, what is the point of seeing a lawyer? One basic reason is to answer the questions of what happened, why it happened, and whether anyone is at fault. This is particularly true...more

Appellate Court Notes

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

SC19119 - Iacurci v. Sax - SC19119 Dissent - Iacurci v. Sax - Plaintiff sued his accountant for negligence and was trying to get around the 3-year statute of limitations of 52-577. In opposition to the...more

Health Alert (Australia) - September 15, 2014

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: Judgments; Legislation; and Reports. Excerpt from Judgements: New South Wales (NSW)- 9 September 2014 - Appleton v Norris [2014] NSWCA 311 - In August 2013, Ms Appleton...more

The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts [Video]

Learn about the history of how informed consent has been handled by our court system - 202-742-1500. We also invite you to read more about the landmark case, Canterbury v. Spence:...more

Perils of Ambiguity in Rule 68 Offer of Judgment

by Pavlack Law, LLC on

Through the recent employment law 7th Cir. decision in Sanches v. Prudential Pizza, Inc. we examine the danger of failing to be sufficiently specific and clear in a Rule 68 offer of judgment which there resulted in the...more

Honorarios de abogado y recurso directo de revisión, artículo 454.bis LEC

by María Luján López on

Publicado en VLex 16/05/2012 El motivo de este trabajo, es expresar y fundamentar acabadamente el parecer contrario, haciéndonos eco,nada menos, que de la voz de autoridad de la Sala de lo Civil del TS, en distintas...more

Appellate Court Holds Educational Malpractice Claims Not Cognizable in Illinois

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

In a case of first impression, the First District Appellate Court recently held in Waugh v. Morgan Stanley and Co., Inc. that the tort of “educational malpractice,” also called “negligent instruction,” is not a cognizable...more

Pennsylvania Open Carry Guidance for Law Enforcement

by Christopher Boyle on

“Open Carry” is a term referring to the right of law abiding citizens 18 or older to display their firearm in public spaces without the need for a permit. The legal basis for this right can be found in the 2nd...more

Damage from medical malpractise-Quantification

by Flavio Stella on

The quantification of damage from medical malpractice...more

Privacy

PRIVACY >> UNLOW PROCCESSING <<

by Flavio Stella on

Privacy -- unlaw processing -- active subjects --...more

La responsabilità' professionale dello psichiatra

by Flavio Stella on

La responsabilita' professionale dello psichiatra non si differenzia da quella degli altri medici....more

IL CONSENSO INFORMATO IN PSICHIATRIA

by Flavio Stella on

La prassi clinica e psichiatrica non può e non deve discostarsi da quelli che sono i fondamenti legali e disciplinari della relativa competenza specialistica....more

Balitskiy v. Ukraine

Violation of right to defence

by Arkadiy Bushchenko on

ECtHR revealed systemic problems in the access to a lawyer in Ukraine Strategic Litigations Centre (http://hr-lawyers.org/en/index.php) in several cases raised two problems related to prompt access to legal assistance. The...more

Did Atticus Finch Commitment Malpractice

by Jason McGrath on

Most of us have read "To Kill a Mockingbird." After reading it, I wondered if Atticus Fitch commited malpractice, which eliminated the small chance his client had of acquittal....more

Online Privacy Considerations (And Outrages) for Lawyers to Ponder

by Rocket Matter on

When I discuss my privacy concerns with people, frequently the response I get is "If you're not doing anything wrong, why do you care?" I'll tell ya why I care. Just because something's private doesn't mean it's bad or...more

You Sexy Thing Says DA to Crime Victim (sexual harassment)

by Brian Mahany on

Sexual harassment is not confined to the workplace - take the case of an elected DA and the bizarre and disturbing text messages sent to a crime victim....more

MONTANA AFFIRMS RIGHT TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE-THROUGH STATUTORY, NOT CONSTITUTIONAL, ANALYSIS.

by Gregory Piche on

The Montana Supreme Court ducks issue of whether the State Constitution provides a right to die with dignity by holding that physician assisted suicide is no prohibited by state statutes....more

Cyberspace in the Workplace

by Keyana Laws on

This article examines two cases which require companies to have clear Internet and E-mail use and monitoring policies to avoid violating the Stored Communications Act and/or an employee’s right to privacy. ...more

Your Hearing Before the Texas Board of Law Examiners: The Top 10 Reasons You Should Have an Attorney

by Bob Bennett & Associates on

You just received a letter from the Texas Board of Law Examiners' Director of Fitness and Character informing you that you do not meet the standards of character or fitness and will thus not be admitted to the State Bar of...more

War on terrorism collides with the attorney-client privilege

by Nicole Black on

Discusses ethical issues for lawyers posed by laptop searches at borders....more

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