Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
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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
A California court of appeal recently confirmed that employers may require exempt employees to use accrued leave for partial-day absences, even if shorter than four hours. In Rhea v. General Atomics, plaintiff Lori Rhea, on...more
Last week, in the case of Peters v. Early Healthcare Giver, Inc., the Court of Appeals had another opportunity to reflect on the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law (“WPCL”) and specifically discuss the application of...more
An opinion out of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals demonstrates why employers need to be weary of developing a practice of oral agreements in regards to compensation upon which at-will employees may detrimentally rely. The...more
On August 14, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit became the first U.S. appellate court to weigh in on the extraterritorial application of the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...more
Labor Code section 2802 requires an employer to reimburse an employee who uses a personal cell phone for work-related calls, according to the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District....more
As Scott mentioned last week, we expect a number of opinions between now and the end of the month. The Court held conference yesterday, is holding conference today, and will hold conference tomorrow (Saturday). The Court will...more
SC19162 - C & H Electric, Inc. v. Bethel -
Congratulations to our own Rick Robinson and Joshua Hawks-Ladds on this victory for our client, the Town of Bethel! Electrical contractor agreed to perform work on school...more
SC19089 - Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. of America v. Netherlands Ins. Co. -
Travelers brought a declaratory judgment action, claiming that the Netherlands Insurance Company had to participate in the defense costs of...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently articulated a standard for verifying a debt under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) in Haddad v. Alexander, Zelmanski, Danner & Fioritto, PLLC. The FDCPA...more
The Illinois Appellate Court’s recent opinion in In re Marriage of Micheli, 2014 IL App (2d) 121245 (filed July 31, 2014), illustrates the necessity of retaining appellate specialists to handle all post-trial and appellate...more
In This Issue:
- Fourth Circuit Upholds Summary Judgment For Manufacturer In Exclusive Dealing Case:
Despite being one of two manufacturers that control 99% of the market, E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. has...more
On 31 July, the chief judge of the Southern District of New York delivered the latest in a series of controversial judgments stemming from a test case brought by Microsoft in an extra-territorial warrant issued under the U.S....more
Opinion Reverses Trial Court, and Bureau of Reclamation May Owe Additional Damages for Breach of Water Supply Contract -
A recent federal appellate decision may clear the way for water purveyors to collect damages when...more
The decision in Citigroup Global Markets Inc. v. Abbar, Docket No. 13–2172 (August 1, 2014), by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, has important implications for broker-dealers, particularly those dealing with...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled last week that courts, not arbitrators, should determine whether an agreement between two parties to arbitrate employment disputes allows for classwide arbitration....more
An employee’s exempt status under both federal and California law is dependent on the employee’s duties falling within one of the exemptions (administrative, professional, executive) and the employee being paid on a “salary...more
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