Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC

March Madness for Employers

The 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, affectionately referred to as “March Madness,” begins today. The NCAA Tournament garners millions of viewers and advertising dollars…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Criminal Law, Labor & Employment Law

Litigant Consent and the Power of the Bankruptcy Court

The Supreme Court is currently considering the case of Wellness International Network, Ltd. v. Shariff. As discussed in the blog post on February 16, 2015, at issue in the Wellness International Network case is “whether Article…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law

Do You Know What is in Your Buyer’s Wallet?

In a recent ruling, the Ninth Circuit held that a seller was liable under the law of fraudulent conveyance to the bankruptcy trustee for the portion of the purchase price funded by a company controlled by the buyer, which was…more
| Bankruptcy, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions

Stern with a Twist: Supreme Court to Consider Constitutional Authority of Bankruptcy Courts

The Supreme Court has an opportunity to clarify the constitutionality of the allocation of power between federal district courts and bankruptcy courts…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law

A New Look at Implied Warranties for Used Goods

Recently, the Supreme Court of Texas examined whether a buyer of used goods may assert claims based on the implied warranty of merchantability. See MAN Engine & Components, Inc. v. Shows, 434 S.W.3d 132 (Tex. 2014)…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Products Liability

Retailers Beware: Background Checks Continue To Be Subjected To Scrutiny and Class Action Litigation

Retailers are getting hit with a tsunami of class action litigation alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) guidelines, and related state laws…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking

OSHA Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements: New Rules Effective January 2015

As of January 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requires employers to comply with new reporting and recordkeeping requirements. There are two major changes…more
| Construction Law, Labor & Employment Law

Are Non-Disparagement Clauses a Good Idea?

Creatively, some physicians have been turning to non-disparagement clauses within confidentiality agreements as a way to prevent patients and potential patients from posting negative online reviews…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Privacy, Health

Recommendations of the ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11: Intellectual Property Licenses

Beginning in 2012, a distinguished group of bankruptcy attorneys, academics and judges known as the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 (the Commission) held periodic meetings…more
| Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property

New Minimum Wage Rates

As discussed in depth in a prior post, raising the minimum wage has received a considerable amount of attention over the past year. President Obama signed an Executive Order requiring employers with federal contracts to pay…more
| Labor & Employment Law

LITIGATION ALERT: The Motor Carrier Act/MCS-90 Endorsement Duty to Defend When No Coverage Exists?

Under the Motor Carrier Act of 1980 ("the Act"), no motor carrier shall operate a motor vehicle unless the carrier has obtained minimum levels of financial responsibility through insurance or other forms for bodily injury or…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Personal Injury, Insurance, Transportation

Fast Food Non-Compete Agreements?

Fast food is very secretive. Colonel Sanders Kentucky Fried Chicken has eleven secret herbs and spices. Bakers have attempted to reverse engineer Mrs. Fields Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe, but it remains a closely held secret. …more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, Franchise Law, Intellectual Property

Actual Compliance with HIPAA is a Must

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (HHS-OCR), has recently entered into another HIPAA settlement, emphasizing yet again the government’s focus on the HIPAA Security Rule. The settlement…more
| Consumer Protection, Privacy, Health, Nonprofit Law

Uber: Is it Safe (Part 2)

In Delhi, in response to the report of an alleged rape by one of its drivers, Uber announced that it is taking additional steps to screen drivers. Uber has hired a “local team of specially-trained safety experts” to help ensure…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Transportation

Structured Dismissals – How They Work Part II: Proving That Cause Exists to Dismiss the Case Under Section 1112(b)

A. Where We Left Off As noted in Part I, movants seeking approval of a structured motion to dismiss must generally prove that: (1) the court has the power to enter an order approving a structured dismissal; (2) “cause”…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking
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