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California Imposes Broad Liability in “Take-Home” Toxic Exposure Cases

by Wilson Elser on

The Supreme Court of California has overturned prior case law and imposed broad new liability on “employers and premises owners” in “take-home” toxic exposure cases. In a lengthy opinion issued in the consolidated Kesner v....more

California Supreme Court Imposes Broad Liability for Employers and Premises Owners in “Take-Home” Toxic Exposure Cases

by Wilson Elser on

The Supreme Court of California has overturned prior case law and imposed broad new liability on “employers and premises owners” in “take-home” toxic exposure cases. In a lengthy opinion issued in the consolidated Kesner v....more

Workwise: The Time of Year for Holiday Cheer: A Few Things for Employers to Keep in Mind

by Field Law on

With the holidays just around the corner, many employers will be celebrating the holiday season and a hard year’s work with its staff. Although this is a time for cheer, employers should also be mindful of their obligations...more

Asbestos Alert: Employers and Land Owners Have Duty to Take-Home Exposure Plaintiffs

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

Kesner v. Pneumo Abex, LLC - Supreme Court of California (December 1, 2016) We first reported on this case on May 14, 2014, when the Court of Appeal ruled. The case was further appealed to the California Supreme...more

Pokémon No! A Strategy Guide on Handling the Latest Smartphone Craze in the Workplace

Although Pokémon Go is only 21 days young, over 30 million users have downloaded and played the augmented reality game on their smartphones. In the latest release of the pocket monster franchise, your mission is to capture...more

Arizona Court Clarifies Premise Liability

by Snell & Wilmer on

In a recent Arizona Court of Appeals case, the court clarified the rules for liability of a property owner to a person injured on the premises. In Lee v. M & H Enterprises, Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (filed April 21,...more

Holiday Cheer with Less Legal Fear

by Miller & Martin PLLC on

To start, for any company-sponsored gathering, liability cannot be totally eliminated. Even if attendance is completely voluntary for your employees, if the event is held on your property they will still be “invitees” like...more

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