In This Issue:
- CANADA’S LONG-AWAITED COPYRIGHT MODERNIZATION TAKES EFFECT:
To much fanfare and after years of debate and consultation, the government of Canada passed the most important reforms to Canadian...more
Kirkendall v. Halliburton, Inc., No. 11-CV-2733 (2d Cir. Jan. 29, 2013): The plaintiff filed a putative class action under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) seeking, among other things, a redetermination of...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s holding in Kirkendall v. Halliburton, Inc. reaffirms that a benefit plan’s claims procedures must be drafted clearly and in language to be understood by a reasonable...more
While no California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) reform was achieved by the California Legislature in its last session, Senate President Pro-Tem Darrell Steinberg has indicated in a recently-issued statement that it...more
In a recent decision of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, a retiree who had begun work as a union employee and who during his employment was promoted to a salaried position, sued his...more
In This Issue:
- Editors' Overview
- Supreme Court Revisits Meaning of 'Appropriate Equitable Relief' in US Airways v. McCutchen
- Rulings, Filings, and Settlements of Interest
Exhaustion Means Exhaustion: Courts Require Complete Exhaustion for Excess Coverage: The idea behind excess insurance is easy to understand — an excess policy provides additional coverage above the limits of the underlying,...more
Originally published in the Daily Journal on August 24, 2012.
A new decision of the state Court of Appeal last week may change the way disputes between hospitals and their privileged physicians will play out. In Fahlen...more
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