Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
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Federal Criminal Defense Attorney - Overturning A Guilty Verdict in a Federal Criminal Appeal
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On July 30, 2014, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals invalidated a collective action waiver signed as part of a separation and release agreement. The ruling is significant because it is the first time a federal appellate...more
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Teva Pharms USA, Inc. -
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Allergan, Inc. v. Apotex Inc. -
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Consumer Watchdog v. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation -
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The general rule under the Clean Air Act is that any:
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