Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
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The Georgia Court of Appeals recently upheld a judgment entered on a jury verdict against a franchisor for violating the Federal Trade Commission’s Franchise Rule, 16 CFR Parts 436 and 437 (the FTC Rule), finding that the FTC...more
As discussed in a Law360 article by Ed Beeson, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals will decide in Stryker v. SEC, No. 13-cv-4404, whether the SEC needs to pay Dodd-Frank whistleblower bounties to tipsters who provided...more
Decision Impacts Public Works Projects in California -
The California Court of Appeal has ruled that fabrication of materials for a public works project is not subject to California’s prevailing wage law if it occurs...more
In a major victory for voting rights, the Fourth Circuit today issued an order forbidding the State of North Carolina from implementing certain provisions in a law impeding voters rights in that state.
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In its recent decision in C.L. Thomas v. Lexington Ins. Co., 2014 Tex. App. LEXIS 10148 (Tex. App. Sept. 11, 2014), the Court of Appeals of Texas had occasion to consider whether an insurer was prejudiced by untimely notice...more
The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals made an important ruling in August, deciding that the whistleblower protections in the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act do not cover individuals who work for companies located outside the United...more
A Florida appeals court recently held in Cammarata v. State Farm Florida Insurance Co. that an insured is not required to show that its insurer breached the insurance policy before it can bring a claim for bad faith. Although...more
On September 25, 2014, after years of litigation on the role, authority, and legal standing of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS) to act on behalf of the mortgagee, the Rhode Island Supreme Court issued 10...more
As oil and gas production continues to increase domestically, the possibility for class action exposure is an increasing concern. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently issued its decision in EQT...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit historically has afforded litigants substantial leeway in applying economic theory to establish damages in patent infringement cases, as long as the theories are based on...more
In This Issue:
- U.S. Court of Appeals Holds that Physicians’ Employer is Personally Liable for Costs Associated with The H- 1B Process and Obtaining a Waiver of the Two- Year Home Residency Requirement
Title VII requires employers to accommodate employees’ religious beliefs and practices. Understandably, courts are reluctant to make judicial determinations as to what are and what are not sincere religious activities. Last...more
The Missouri Court of Appeals recently affirmed an award of compensatory damages against an insurer based upon bad faith in Advantage Bldgs. & Exteriors, Inc. v. Mid-Continent Cas. Co., 2014 Mo. App. LEXIS 975 (Missouri Court...more
The intersection of class actions and arbitration continues to raise issues for parties to consider in evaluating whether arbitration clauses do or do not permit class actions in arbitration. One such issue involves who gets...more
On September 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed a 2013 Tax Court decision that had allowed only a nominal, 10% fractional interest discount for artwork included in a decedent’s estate....more
Shareholders of financially troubled S corporations may now be able to avoid the flow-through of taxes when the S corporation or its subsidiary files bankruptcy. ...more
The Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions in its weekly orders. But the Court did accept a case on a certified question from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The Court also set the date for...more
On the heels of two new Justices joining the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Court has indicated its intention to reconsider the summary judgment standard set forth in Hannan v. Alltel Publishing Co., 270 S.W. 3d 1 (Tenn. 2008)....more
On September 18, 2014, the New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal (Tribunal) decided its first combination case addressing the 2007 changes to New York’s combined reporting regime: Matter of Knowledge Learning Corporation and...more
In a published decision filed September 24, 2014, the Third District Court of Appeal (per Justice Robie) held that CEQA’s definition of a “public agency” that is subject to its requirements (see Pub. Resources Code, § 21063)...more
This post is the third in a series of posts analyzing the 2013-14 term of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
This post provides in a nutshell what businesses need to know about the cases from last year’s term of the...more
926 North Ardmore Avenue, LLC v. County of Los Angeles, (9/22/14, B248536) -
The California Court of Appeals has recently held that, as a general rule, the Documentary Transfer Tax (“DTT”) applies whenever there is a...more
The Federal Circuit has scheduled oral argument in Myriad Genetics' appeal of denial earlier this year by the Utah District Court of its motion for preliminary injunction against Ambry Genetics....more
The California Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. was simple. When employees must use their personal cell phones for work, California law requires employers to reimburse them,...more
Section 541 of the Texas Insurance Code authorizes a private cause of action through which an insured can recover the “actual damages” caused by its insurer’s violation of the statute’s fair-claims handling provisions. And,...more
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