Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, PA

Court Says Private Employers can Deny Employment Based on Bankruptcy Filing

Bankruptcy Code allows private employers – but not governmental employers – to deny employment to persons on the ground that they are or have been in bankruptcy…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Debt Collectors Beware: Are You Seeking to Collect A Time Barred Debt?

Debt collectors can be liable for actual and statutory damages under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act for seeking to collect a time barred debt. As such, understanding the…more
| Business Organizations, Business Torts, Finance & Banking

Jurors Who Tweet, Blog and Surf - Deciding and Discussing Your Case

Using a variety of devices, jurors are accessing the internet to gather information about the cases they are deciding. Sometimes, it is a single curious juror; other times the internet sleuthing takes on more importance than…more
| Civil Procedure, Education

Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP) What Is It? and What Impact Will It Have?

Counsel for self-inured, insured, and plaintiffs should take note that Medicare’s status as a secondary payer under 42 U.S.C. § 1395y(b) creates, for Medicare, the right to reimbursement which has the potential to simultaneously…more
| Insurance, Personal Injury

Are Sales People Liable for Their Customers' Injuries?

If a customer is injured by a product you manufacture or is injured in a retail store you own, could your salesperson be legally responsible for those injuries? In some situations, the answer very well could be “yes.” …more
| Insurance, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

Chinese Drywall. What About It?

Lawsuits related to Chinese drywall, including numerous class actions, have been filed in Florida, Louisiana, Alabama and Ohio (involving a Florida house). More lawsuits are being filed every day, with lawyers in South Florida…more
| Construction Law, Products Liability, Toxic Torts

Employee Free Choice Act: Employers Need to Act Now

The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) has come back to life with the full support of the President. The Act, as reintroduced in the United States House of Representatives on March 10, 2009, would dramatically change how unions can…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Definition of a Claims-Made Policy

The two most common methods utilized by insurance policies for determining whether coverage is triggered are the “claims-made” and “occurrence” approaches. …more
| Insurance

Employee Free Choice Act Awaits Presidential Election

There is a good chance that the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) may come back to life in January 2009. The Act, as passed by the United States House of Representatives in March of last year, would dramatically change how unions…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Understanding Reduction in Force Issues for the Employer

Though it seems that nobody can agree as to whether we are in a recession, moving into a recession, or avoiding a recession altogether, there can be no doubt that the economy has seen better days. Rising costs, uncertain…more
| Labor & Employment Law

The Employer Reference Problem: How much, if anything, to disclose?

Virtually every employer will be contacted at some point by a potential new employer of an ex-employee, seeking information regarding the ex-employee. How much information should the employer give? Should the employer simply…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Stemming the Wage and Hour Lawsuit Trend: All Employers Are Potential Targets

Florida leads the nation with more than 2,400 wage and hour lawsuits filed in the Middle and Southern United States district courts in 2007. That number is only expected to climb as wage and hour collective (class) action suits…more
| Labor & Employment Law

E-Mail Poses Challenge to Attorney-Client Privilege: Target case offers lesson for corporations and their counsel

This is a client alert summarizing the impact of Muro v. Target, which demonstrates the need for corporations to have necessary protocols in place to control dissemination of confidential and privileged communications…more
| Civil Procedure, Science, Computers, & Technology

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Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights
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  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Education
  • Environmental Law
  • Government
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  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Alabama
  • Florida
Number of Attorneys

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