Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
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Federal Criminal Defense Attorney - Overturning A Guilty Verdict in a Federal Criminal Appeal
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E-commerce forges ahead as many consumers’ preferred way of buying things, and the law is evolving to meet the demands of advancing technology while also accounting for the public’s protection. In the most recent example, the...more
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on August 20, 2014, upheld a lower court’s ruling and rejected an attempt by several environmental groups to use the citizen suit provision under the...more
Carl McIntyre, et al. v. The Colonies-Pacific, LLC
California Court Of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District (July 31, 2014)
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On August 18, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s decision not to enforce a retailer’s online “browsewrap” arbitration agreement because the retailer failed to provide adequate...more
On August 21, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in holding that FINRA rules requiring arbitration of customer disputes may be superseded by an agreement between a member...more
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In a world where mobile devices outnumber both personal computers and humans, it’s not surprising that we use our mobile devices for both business and pleasure. In a published opinion sure to wreak havoc with workplace bring...more
Employers know that the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) requires them to send qualifying employees notice of their ability to continue group medical, dental and vision plan coverage at their own expense...more
In Shelton v. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. App. Lexis 16120 (11th Cir., August 21, 2014), the Court addressed an often-contested issue regarding homeowner’s sinkhole insurance coverage. The Sheltons filed a claim...more
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On Tuesday, July 29, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit “clarified certain aspects of [its] false advertising jurisprudence” and held that, where literal falsity and deliberate deception have been...more
Rarely does one get a case that involves a cutting-edge Americans with Disabilities Act issue combined with wild, crazy, passionate, irrationally exuberant, tempestuous, adulterous romance. Well, folks, today is your lucky...more
A recent decision of the federal appeals court in Chicago gave hotel operators some welcome protection against union-organized boycotts arising from a labor dispute. In that case, 520 S. Michigan Ave. Associates, Ltd. v....more
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the CEO, who was also a director, breached his fiduciary duty to the corporation when the directors of Unique Broadband Systems, Inc....more
On a motion for an extension of time to perfect an appeal in the Ontario Court of Appeal, a judge is without jurisdiction to conclusively determine that the appeal was brought in the wrong Court due to being interlocutory....more
On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the California Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District) published a decision that could impact many employers in California. The threshold question at issue in the case was whether an employer...more
Federal law’s much-talked-about presumption in favor of enforcing arbitration clauses has its limits. On August 11, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit identified one of those limitations: the...more
Yelp, and websites like it, have certainly added to the development of law in the First Amendment area. The Virginia Supreme Court is poised to decide the standard for unmasking anonymous commentators on websites like Yelp. ...more
The August 7, 2014 decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Sistem Mühendislik A.S. v. Kyrgyz Republic illustrates that an automatic stay pending appeal of an “order for the payment of money” is only triggered if the order...more
In its recent decision in Meeking v Cash Store Inc. et al., 2014 MBCA 69, the Manitoba Court of Appeal reiterated the appropriate test which must be satisfied in order for leave to be granted to appeal the certification of a...more
In its July 29, 2014 decision in R. v. Graham, the Ontario Court of Appeal (Cronk, Watt and van Rensburg JJ.A.) comprehensively considered how to approach a criminal appeal alleging ineffective assistance of trial counsel. In...more
In Porter v. Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Appellate Court upheld an Illinois State Board of Education special education hearing officer’s decision that a therapeutic day school was not a student’s least...more
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