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Soccer Parents File Class-Action Lawsuit against FIFA -
The link between traumatic brain injuries and contact sports like football and hockey are now well known across the country, particularly for young athletes who...more
This post is the third in a series of posts analyzing the 2013-14 term of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
This post provides in a nutshell what businesses need to know about the cases from last year’s term of the...more
All Sums or Pro Rata: Did You Get the Coverage You Bought?
In recent decades, liabilities stemming from long-term bodily injury or property damage—as from exposure to asbestos or contamination of the environment—have...more
Kincaid v. Allstate Prop. and Cas. Ins. Co., No. 2:13-cv-014030, 2014 WL 3733758 (11th Cir. Jul. 30, 2014) -
The Eleventh Circuit holds that under Florida law, negligence does not equate to bad faith, and under the...more
Prior to January 1, 2015, employers should take steps to ensure compliance with a significant new OSHA rule that requires employers to notify OSHA within 24 hours of the in-patient hospitalization of more than one employee or...more
In November 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed regulations requiring employers to submit injury and illness data electronically, rather than maintain paper OSHA Form 300 logs of...more
In its recent decision in State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. Dantzler, the Supreme Court of Nebraska had occasion to consider the application of pollution exclusion to an underlying personal injury claim involving an...more
In 2001, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) adopted a regulation requiring employers to report to their local OSHA office any work-related incidents that resulted in an employee death or the in-patient...more
Pollution Exclusion Doesn’t Bar Coverage for Worker Exposed to Hazardous Chemicals That Were Not “Dispersed”:
Why it matters -
A federal district court in Texas strictly construed a pollution exclusion in...more
Magnets, Choking Hazards, and Fatal Child Injuries -
When should a hazardous product be banned due to safety concerns? A recent article in USA Today stated that the Consumer Product Safety Commission might ban...more
The arrests of Ravens running back Ray Rice and San Francisco 49er defensive tackle Ray McDonald have, once again, thrust the ugly specter of domestic violence into the forefront of American consciousness. One of the most...more
?AC35328 - Sola v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Trial court incorrectly refused to charge the jury that Walmart store had a non-delegable duty to maintain its floors in a safe condition for its patrons and could not defend a...more
On September 11, 2014, OSHA released its final rule for Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements. The rule, which takes effect on January 1, 2015, makes two important changes that tighten OSHA’s...more
On September 11, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a final rule containing two amendments to the Agency's injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting regulations that will go into...more
On September 11, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule that updates several provisions of its standards regarding recordkeeping and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses...more
Because many automotive manufacturers or parts suppliers reside in or do business in Michigan, products liability cases arising from car accidents are frequently litigated in Michigan. These cases can be extremely...more
Watch out for those Employment Practice Liability “EPL” exclusions. The courts have routinely upheld these exclusions now explicitly added to both the Coverage A (bodily injury and property damage) and the Coverage B...more
In an ongoing Proposition 65 litigation brought in late 2013 by the Public Interest Alliance (PIA) targeting more than 100 sun-protection and powder-cosmetics manufacturers, plaintiff claims defendants’ products expose...more
On August 14, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding electronic submission of injury and illness records. OSHA had originally published...more
If you are an Alabama resident who has suffered a catastrophic injury, you may want to know more about the process for seeking compensation. Catastrophic injuries include such things as traumatic brain injuries and disabling...more
Employers seeking to boost employee morale and encourage team building often encourage or require their employees to attend company outings ranging from annual company picnics to softball games. Although companies intend for...more
A published appellate opinion last week followed successful arguments by Best Best & Krieger attorneys that an approximate $105,000 award of attorneys’ fees and costs under Code of Civil Procedure section 1038 applies to a...more
According to records kept by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Illinois workers experienced more than 155,000 job-related illnesses and injuries in 2013. Every employee who is hurt or becomes ill on the job has the right...more
The FDA’s Medwatch program is supposed to enhance patient safety by publicizing adverse medical events, but you have to wonder how effective it is when the feds wait more than four months to post a serious problem with a...more
In a 3-2 decision the Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals and the Workers’ Compensation Commission, finding an injury to the organizer of a company kickball game was compensable, although it may not have been for...more
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