Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
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Halo Elecs., Inc. v. Pulse Elecs., Inc. and Pulse Elecs. Corp. -
In a case exploring the limits of what constitutes a sale or offer for sale “within the United States” under 35 U.S.C. § 271(a), the U.S. Court of...more
Robert Bosch, LLC v. Snap-On, Inc. -
In the context of addressing claim indefiniteness under § 112, ¶ 2, for lack of disclosure correspondence to a means plus function claim element (under § 112, ¶ 6) the U.S. Court of...more
Timing is everything. As any trial lawyer can tell you, the right to an appeal is important. But often, the right to a speedy appeal can be even more valuable. Under the final judgment rule, however, parties in federal court...more
STC.UNM v. Intel Corp. -
In a divided opinion addressing whether a patent co-owner has a substantive right not to join in an infringement suit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied a petition for...more
In Kaufman v. Diskeeper Corp., 2014 DJDAR 11468, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District decided an interesting case involving the interplay of a filed Memorandum of Costs and a related Petition to...more
In an interesting and uncommon intersection between securities law, curbing human rights abuses and freedom of speech under the First Amendment, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently agreed...more
Health Care Cost Consideration May Support Age Discrimination Claim. Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit overturned a lower court’s summary judgment ruling against a plaintiff’s age discrimination...more
On November 14, 2014, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) filed a brief in the Ninth Circuit challenging a district court’s injunction on the enforcement of NCAA rules barring college athlete compensation as...more
Construction lenders often go to great lengths to ensure their deeds of trust have priority over mechanic’s liens. Typically, as part of the construction loan process, general contractors are asked to sign documents...more
On November 13, 2014, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held in Coffin v. Blessey Marine Services, Incorporated, Case No. 13-20144, that individuals who loaded and unloaded tank barges as part of their duties as crew of...more
The Third District Court of Appeal, in a published opinion filed November 20, 2014, affirmed the trial court’s order denying plaintiffs’ application for a preliminary injunction seeking to halt construction of a massive new...more
Sitting at my desk in Washington, DC, I imagine myself being a business executive in Europe or Asia, trying to make sense of news reports that I regularly hear about United States courts and enforcement...more
On Thursday morning, the Illinois Supreme Court resolved a confused issue in utilities law, holding unanimously in The People of the State of Illinois ex rel. Madigan v. Illinois Commerce Commission that the 35-day period...more
On November 20, 2014, the Third District Court of Appeal (Court) handed a partial victory to the City of Sacramento (City), rejecting petitioners' appeal and thereby authorizing the continued construction of the Sacramento...more
On November 11, 2014, the California Supreme Court rejected the recent California Court of Appeals decision Golden State Boring & Pipe Jacking, Inc. v Eastern Municipal Water District, 228 Cal.App.4th 273 (2014) which we...more
Are parents now liable for what their kids post to Facebook? According to a recent decision in the Georgia Court of Appeals, they are.
The Georgia Court of Appeals held that the parents of a seventh-grade student...more
On November 18, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit granted the petitions of the Securities Exchange Commission and Amnesty International for a panel rehearing of the lawsuit challenging the SEC’s...more
Following the Third Circuit Court of Appeals' rejection of the "Mailbox Rule," employers face new delivery restrictions when providing employees with Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) paperwork. The “Mailbox Rule” presumes...more
Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali in San Francisco said last week that he will allow a direct appeal to the Ninth Circuit from one of his rulings in the bankruptcy of Howrey LLP, skipping an intermediate appeal to the U.S....more
A recent California Court of Appeal decision is a helpful reminder that buyers can also be targets of securities fraud suits. In Goldsholle v. Brisco, 2014 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 7997 (Cal. App. 2d Dist. Nov. 6, 2014), the...more
Norton v. San Bernardino City Unified School District, No. G049496 (October 9, 2014): A California Court of Appeal recently overturned a jury verdict against an employer on the basis that the jury was incorrectly instructed...more
In a widely publicized decision, Judge Belz of the Circuit Court of Sangamon County ruled on November 21, 2014 that the sweeping pension reform measures enacted in December 2013 violate the Illinois Constitution’s Pension...more
Two districts of the California Court of Appeal recently issued significant decisions on arbitration agreements. In a published case, the Fourth Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal held that if the...more
McClain v. County of Clark, No. 12-16888 (October 10, 2014): The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently sided with an employer in a case in which the former employee claimed that he was subjected to ageist remarks. According...more
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published on November 3, 2014, an announcement of appeal of a June 17, 2014, contested decision following a compliance check of the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction...more
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