Polsinelli Podcasts - Removing Caps on Punitive Damages: What is the Impact on Business?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff
Kennedy v. Allstate, No. 15-2221 (E.D. Pa. July 8, 2015).
District Court recognizes possibility that insurance adjusters owe a duty of care to insureds that would be breached by failing to conduct a reasonable...more
Insurance; Duty To Defend; Insurance Coverage; Intentional Acts; Sexual Misconduct -
Gonzalez v. Fire Insurance Exchange (2015) 234 Cal.App.4th 1220, 184 Cal.Rptr.3d 394 (WL 960927) -
This is an...more
Hawaii issued a bold arbitration decision this month. It applied its state contract law to conclude that the parties did not form a clear arbitration agreement, but even if they did, it was unconscionable because it...more
For the past several decades, West Virginia has not fared particularly well when employers were faced with tough decisions regarding whether to close or open new facilities in the state. One of the factors that undoubtedly...more
- In this Issue:
- Has Exposure to Punitive Damages Increased in Arizona?
- The Different Warranties Covering A Contractor’s Work
- The Frustrating EEOC Conciliation Process
- Demanding Access to...more
An all-public panel of FINRA arbitrators entered a preclusion order and awarded $750,000 in punitive damages for Respondents’ failure to participate in discovery and disregard of pre-hearing filing requirements....more
In This Issue:
..Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (Finally) Enforces Agreement for Individualized Arbitration of Unfair and Deceptive Practices Claims Following United States Supreme Court Decision Reversing...more
From the Hill: FMLA Amendment and Anti-Arbitration Legislation -
Lawmakers on the Hill are considering two employment-related bills that would make changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act and invalidate pre-dispute...more
Michigan's "bare bones" arbitration laws have been given more definition by legislation passed in the recent lame duck legislative session. The new statute, effective July 1, 2013 deals with virtually the full spectrum of...more
QUESTION: My client is involved in a partnership dispute. The partnership agreement provides all disputes are to be resolved by binding arbitration. I may want to have a receiver appointed to operate the partnership property...more
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