Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently noted in Killion et al. v. KeHE Distrib., LLC, Nos. 13-3357/4340 (6th Cir. Jul. 30, 2014) that it was the first appellate court to tackle head on the question of whether a...more
Hallmark Cards, Inc. v. Monitor Clipper Partners, LLC -
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a district court’s decision holding that a private equity firm had misappropriated confidential...more
Douglas v. Fidelity National Insurance -
California Court Of Appeal, First Appellate District (August 29, 2014) -
Persons who solicit, sell or negotiate insurance contracts are known generically as “producers,”...more
New Castle Beverage, Inc. v. Spicy Beer Mix, Inc. -
In an unpublished opinion, the Court of Appeal of the State of California’s Second Appellate District affirmed the lower court’s denial of a preliminary injunction...more
In Loginovskaya v. Batratchenko (“Loginovskaya”), the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in a 2-1 opinion that private commodities fraud claims under the Commodity Exchange Act (the “CEA”) may proceed only if...more
TechnoMarine SA v. Giftports Inc. -
Addressing whether a prior litigation between the parties resolving claims of unfair competition bars subsequent suit over similar conduct occurring after settlement of the earlier...more
It has now been over a year since Pennsylvania’s General Assembly enacted major changes to Pennsylvania’s tax appeals process, and roughly five months since the new structure for the Board of Finance and Revenue was...more
StonCor Group, Inc. v. Specialty Coatings, Inc. -
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in affirming a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the Board) ruling finding no likelihood of confusion between the...more
Merck Eprova AG v. Gnosis S.p.A., et al. -
Clarifying applicable presumptions in Lanham Act false advertising cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court’s use of presumptions of...more
Courts hold that officers may rely on law in effect at the time they conduct a search -
Overview: The California Court of Appeal recently held, in two separate rulings, that the recent holdings requiring law...more
Temple B’Nai Zion and the City of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida have settled their four-plus years of litigation over the Temple’s appeal of the City’s historic site designation of property owned by the Temple and used as a...more
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a restitution order in favor of both the originator and purchaser of two fraudulently obtained mortgages under the Mandatory Victim Restitution Act (MVRA). ...more
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that Liberty Corporate Capital did not have to defend a firearms retailer in a lawsuit alleging that the retailer improperly obtained and used its competitor’s customer list...more
On August 26, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals released Mixx Night Club v. Milwaukee, 13AP2599, an opinion analyzing the retroactivity of Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions.
The case began with a rowdy nightclub in...more
Recently, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (the “Court”) ruled whether filing a proof of claim in a chapter 13 bankruptcy case after the statute of limitations on the ability to collect the debt expires violates the...more
On September 4, 2014, the D.C. Circuit vacated a panel decision in Halbig v. Burwell (Civ. No. 14-5018) striking down the federal government’s provision of premium subsidies to individuals purchasing coverage through the...more
In the recent California gubernatorial debate, Governor Jerry Brown defended his decision to appeal Judge Rolf M. True’s ruling in Vergara v. California, Cal. Super. Ct. Case No. BC484642 (June 10, 2014). The case has...more
The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling in favor of TIG Insurance Company, finding that AIU Insurance Company’s belated notice of claim to TIG under nine certificates of facultative...more
That’s the upshot from U.S. ex rel. Absher v. Momence Meadows Nursing Center, Nos. 13-1886 & 13-1936 (Aug. 20, 2014), a recent decision from the Seventh Circuit (authored by Judge Manion) that addressed the worthless-services...more
California's prevailing wage law generally requires that workers employed on public works projects be paid the local prevailing wage for work of a similar character. In Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, Local...more
On August 29, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a deal to hospitals willing to drop pending inpatient-status claims appeals. These appeals have grown exponentially in recent years due to the...more
On Wednesday, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion concerning the prerequisites for bringing bad faith claims in Florida. In an en banc ruling, the Court held in Cammarata v. State Farm Florida Ins....more
Less than one month after the Supreme Court of Canada announced that it will hear appeals in a trilogy of Ontario securities class action cases that address how the three years limitation period under the Ontario Securities...more
When used appropriately, hyperlinks to specific portions of the record or to on-point authorities can be a very effective tool in the appellate lawyer’s arsenal. But are recent developments enhancing that tool or effectively...more
Why do lawyers insist that everything be sent by certified or registered mail? A new case from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrates how the inability to prove that a required notice had actually been mailed...more
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