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What Will Employers Face After Tomorrow?

Employers across the country will be watching to see how and if President-Elect Trump’s positions on labor and employment issues materialize after his inauguration. He hasn’t been as vocal on labor and employment issues as on…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Delaying a Bankruptcy for Shareholder Benefit May Benefit the Creditors After All

Equity holders and sponsors be wary - a new arrow may now be available in the quiver of potential causes of action that creditors and trustees can use to maximize their recovery in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. In a recent…more
| Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure

College Pays Bitcoin Ransom to Unlock Encrypted Data

The scourge of “ransomware”—malicious computer viruses that prevent entities from accessing their own data until they pay a ransom—has spread to the higher education sphere. In early January 2017, a California public…more
| Education, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

NYDFS Issues Circular Letter Pertaining to Deferred-to-Immediate Annuity Contract Replacements

On December 8, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (the “Department”) issued a Circular Letter to provide guidance in response to the alleged failure of certain life insurance producers and life insurers to…more
| Finance & Banking, Insurance

PA Appellate Court Finds No Common Law Duty For Employer Handling Of Employee Info After Data Breach

The Pennsylvania Superior Court held yesterday in Dittman v. UPMC et al. that an employer owes no common law duty under a negligence theory to use reasonable care in the collection and storage of employee information and data. …more
| Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Nationwide Permits Issued and Reissued by the United States Army Corps of Engineers

In a final rulemaking issued on January 12, 2017, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) reissued 50 existing nationwide permits (NWPs), general conditions, and definitions, with some modifications. Simultaneously,…more
| Environmental Law

Pennsylvania Court Issues Groundbreaking Decision Limiting the Government’s Ability to Assess Penalties for Alleged “Continuing Violations” Under the Clean Streams Law

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled that once an unpermitted discharge ceases, violations under The Clean Streams Law cease, even when pollution continues to persist in waters of the Commonwealth. While this places a…more
| Civil Procedure, Environmental Law

DOL Overtime Case to Proceed at District Court After Judge Denies Stay Pending Appeal

Last week, a federal judge in Texas denied the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) request to stay a lawsuit challenging implementation of the DOL’s new overtime rules during the pendency of the DOL’s appeal to the Fifth Circuit…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Former Pa AG Investigator’s FMLA Claim Dismissed: No FMLA Protection After Leave Ends Despite Extension of Leave

The saga of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane continued in the courts on January 4, 2017 when Judge Sylvia Rambo (Middle District of Pennsylvania) dismissed an FMLA claim brought against her by a former investigator. In his…more
| Labor & Employment Law

ERISA and Disability Claims

Final rules were issued in December that update the claim procedure that ERISA Plan Administrators must follow to determine whether benefits are due or payable on account of the a plan participant’s disability. The new rules are…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Delaware Law Now Protects Reproductive Health Decisions and Family Responsibilities

An amendment to the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA) has taken effect and it opens employers up to new discrimination claims by Delaware employees. The DDEA now prohibits discrimination by an employer…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Sixth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for Insurer on Bad Faith Claims Where Insurer Offered to Settle Claims for Policy Limit in Exchange for Release and Indemnification of Insured

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit rules that insurer’s offer to settle claims for policy limit in exchange for release and indemnification of insured strikes proper balance between competing duties of good…more
| Civil Procedure, Insurance

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Former Employee’s Bad Faith Claims Against Company’s Insurer

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirms District Court’s ruling that company’s liability insurer does not owe a duty to settle to former employee in action against company. Steven LeBoon was terminated…more
| Civil Procedure, Insurance

"Fasten Your Seat Belts. It's Going to Be a Bumpy Night."

In the classic Hollywood movie All About Eve, Bette Davis offered that advice to party-goers, and they were well-advised to heed it. The same advice applies as we begin a new year and the start of a Congressional session that is…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Court Rejects AARP’s Request to Block EEOC’s Final Wellness Rules -- Wellness Rules Took Effect as Scheduled on January 1, 2017

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued final regulations under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) with respect to employer-wellness programs,…more
| Health, Labor & Employment Law
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