Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
If I wasn't happy with my lawyer, can I appeal and show evidence I wanted to present?
Can I collect my judgment if the other side is appealing?
What is an appeal and how do I know if I should appeal?
Bill on Bankruptcy: What's in the $83M ResCap Examiner's Report?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Can I Get Out of Jail While My Federal Criminal Appeal is Pending?
Federal Criminal Defense Attorney - Overturning A Guilty Verdict in a Federal Criminal Appeal
How long does an appeal in a federal criminal case take?
What issues do people raise in a federal criminal appeal?
On July 14th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated an award of summary judgment for the defendants in Abrams v. Department of Public Safety, State of Connecticut, et al., Case No. 13-111, holding that...more
Fernando Ruiz, et al. v. Affinity Logistics Corp. -
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (June 16, 2014) -
The causes of action that can be asserted against an employer often depend on whether...more
A five-paragraph opinion by the New York Appellate Division suggests the potentially devastating consequences of ignoring the fine print of Directors & Officers Liability insurance policies. In Associated Community Bancorp.,...more
On July 1, 2014, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) decided AbbVie Deutschland GmbH v. Janssen Biotech, Inc., holding that a genus claimed solely by functional language that defines a desired result requires...more
Regional Steel Corporation v. Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation -
Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District (June 13, 2014) -
There has been a split of decisions in California as to whether incorporation of...more
The Court of Appeals of Georgia further clarified Georgia's treatment of deficiency judgment suits against guarantors in instances where lenders cannot obtain foreclosure confirmations of secured property. Community &...more
My apologies to Dave Dudley. The song “Six Days on the Road” just doesn’t stand up to the changes we would have to make after the Ninth Circuit’s decision that the state meal and rest break laws are not preempted by federal...more
Earlier this week, in Fisher v. University of Texas, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of the undergraduate admissions program at the University of Texas at...more
In This Issue:
- Zombie (Debt Collector) Beware: West Virginia Expands Prohibited Actions:
America's fascination with zombies infiltrated the West Virginia Legislature during the 2014 Regular Session, resulting...more
On July 15, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia remanded Ralls Corporation’s (Ralls) precedent-setting case against the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the...more
On July 15 the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit told CFIUS (the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) that constitutional due process requires that parties subject to an...more
A recent decision by the California Court of Appeal imposed a sensible limit on the prohibition of compensation claims by unlicensed contractors under the Contractors’ State License Law (“CSLL”), specifically California Bus....more
Since the Supreme Court affirmed a decision by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on June 26, 2014, invalidating President Obama's appointment in January 2012 of three members to the National Labor Relations Board, the NLRB...more
Applying section 18(a)(1) of the America Invents Act (AIA) to an issue of first impression, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a district court, ordering a stay of the district court...more
On June 27, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a decision in In re: Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., an important ruling which confirms the application of the attorney-client...more
On July 14, 2014, a panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in favor of China against certain policies employed by the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) in conducting countervailing duty investigations. ...more
Even though I think most debt collection lawsuits brought by junk debt buyers are just that – junk, there are many factors that can lead to judgment being entered against you and in favor of the debt buyer. After the initial...more
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York recently held that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, does not require contribution from...more
In its recent decision in Eisenhower Medical Center v. Superior Court, 226 Cal. App. 4th 430(Cal. App. 4th Dist. 2014), the Court of Appeal of California, Fourth District, had occasion to consider whether a medical facility’s...more
Led by Judge Richard Posner, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently refused what Posner called a “quixotic” attempt to extend copyright law. While the holding was perhaps to be expected, the opinion introduced a...more
In a decision filed June 6, but not certified for publication until July 2, 2014, the Sixth District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s judgment upholding the City of San Jose’s eighth addendum to its Airport Master...more
The issue before the Second District Court of Appeal ("Appellate Court") in this published opinion was whether a senior trust deed holder loses its priority lien position after accepting a deed in lieu of foreclosure from its...more
Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded, in Dilts v. Penske Logistics, LLC, that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 (FAAAA) does not preempt the application of...more
As we noted in our last newsletter, the deadlines for property assessment appeals are looming. Deadlines for these appeals vary by county, but most are either August 1 or September 1, so now is the time to analyze your...more
The Fifth Circuit became the second United States Court of Appeals to establish a three prong test for determining whether a bankrupt debtor should be judicially estopped from pursuing a cause of action that she failed to...more
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