Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
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The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of Redbox Automated Retailer (“Redbox”), in a suit alleging that Redbox violated the Video Privacy Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2710 (“VPPA”). Sterk v....more
The test for an extension of time to serve and file a late Notice of Appeal in Ontario is well-established in the case law...more
Section 133(b) of Ontario’s Courts of Justice Act states that leave to appeal is required “where the appeal is only as to costs that are in the discretion of the court that made the order for costs.” The Ontario Court of...more
On October 23, 2014, the New York Court of Appeals held for the first time that, under New York law, the "separate entity" rule prevents a court from ordering a foreign bank operating branches in New York from restraining a...more
In CAMICO Mutual Insurance Co. v. Heffler, Radetich & Saitta, L.L.P., the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently held that a $100,000 sub-limit for claims involving employee misappropriation, misuse,...more
The week of September 22, the Fort Collins, Colorado, City Council voted to appeal a decision rendered last month that struck down the city’s fracking ban.
In that August 2014 decision, a Larimer County District Court...more
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed a lower court’s holding that the disclosure of a consumer’s account is not a “benign” disclosure and, therefore, violates the FDCPA. Douglass v. Convergent...more
The UK Court of Appeal has just handed down its decision in Rodgers v Sunrise Brokers LLP  EWCA Civ 1373. Although the Court of Appeal rejected Mr Rodgers’ appeal in its entirety, it made some interesting observations,...more
As we previously reported, on May 23, 2014, the D.C. Circuit vacated FERC’s Demand Response Order No. 745, holding that the order (1) exceeded FERC’s jurisdiction, and (2) was arbitrary and capricious, particularly in its...more
On October 23, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in Mastafa v. Chevron Corp., a case filed against Chevron Corp. and BNP Paribas pursuant to the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”). The court upheld the District...more
A plaintiff holding less than 2000 shares files a derivative suit against a corporation’s current or former directors and officers. The trial court finds the complaint to be internally inconsistent and that regulatory...more
On October 16, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit entered an order requiring a real estate lender, First National Bank (the “Lender”), to refund certain mortgage payments it received from...more
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has stayed its mandate vacating FERC Order no. 745, regarding demand response. The mandate is stayed at least until December 16, 2014, by which point FERC must petition the Supreme Court for...more
In Motorola Credit Corporation v. Standard Chartered Bank (“Motorola”), the New York Court of Appeals reaffirmed the “separate entity rule,” holding in a 5 – 2 opinion that a judgment creditor’s service of a restraining...more
Busy human resources (HR) managers will be relieved to know that California has done something to make their job just a little easier. The State of California recently enacted legislation extending the time period to appeal...more
On April 25, 2014, the Québec Court of Appeal rendered its decision in Les billards Dooly’s inc. c. Les entreprises Prébour ltée, 2014 QCCA 842. The franchisor, Les billards Dooly’s inc. (Dooly’s) brought the underlying...more
In Advantage Building, the Western District of Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed a judgment against an insurer for extra-contractual liability for bad faith failure to settle a claim within the policy limits. Interestingly,...more
Employee theft is a serious problem. Employers may suffer significant losses. When the victim is a third-party customer, the employer may lose customers, credibility, and goodwill. Either way, employers cannot look the other...more
U.S.I.T.C. May Not Issue Exclusionary Order Due to Induced Infringement When Direct Infringement Occurs Only After Importation -
In a panel decision, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a United...more
The defendants in the lawsuit brought by Benjamin Lawsky, the Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services, using his Dodd-Frank enforcement authority have filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for...more
On 10/22/14, the Court of Appeals heard argument in Sierra v. 4401 Sunset Park. The Court had granted Scottsdale leave to appeal from the Second Department’s ruling that Scottsdale’s disclaimer to GNY, which had tendered an...more
In Weber v. Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc., et al., case numbers 13-4891 and 14-0206, decided on October 9, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a former executive’s employer could use...more
In a recent EPA case, Natural Resources Defense Council, v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, a federal circuit court found against the agency’s decision to allow a product’s registration because of a rounding...more
On October 9, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in a summary order, affirmed a district court’s admission of evidence at trial of a former employee’s misconduct, discovered after the employee’s...more
IRS Notice 2013-54 provides that an employer’s reimbursement of healthcare insurance premiums paid by an employee on an individual health insurance contract of the employee on a pre-tax basis (an “employer payment plan”) may...more
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