Nevada Workers Compensation: Hearings and Appeals Overview
If I wasn't happy with my lawyer, can I appeal and show evidence I wanted to present?
Can I collect my judgment if the other side is appealing?
What is an appeal and how do I know if I should appeal?
Bill on Bankruptcy: What's in the $83M ResCap Examiner's Report?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Can I Get Out of Jail While My Federal Criminal Appeal is Pending?
Federal Criminal Defense Attorney - Overturning A Guilty Verdict in a Federal Criminal Appeal
How long does an appeal in a federal criminal case take?
What issues do people raise in a federal criminal appeal?
Consumer Watchdog v. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation -
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit dismissed an appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the Board) on the grounds that the appellant, a...more
Moore v. Century Gaming Management, Inc., No. B249978 (June 4, 2014): The California Court of Appeal recently ruled in an employee’s favor in a suit in which she claimed that her employer interfered with her rights under the...more
Pennsylvania lawyers must be alert to situations in which they may waive their appellate rights, especially where the requirements for preserving those rights are murky. One of those murky areas in the Pennsylvania state...more
Under s 8 of the Uniform Commercial Arbitration Act (CAA)1 a 'court' is required to stay proceedings before it if the parties have already agreed to have their dispute referred to arbitration. Recently, the Victorian Court of...more
The D.C. Court of Appeals recently issued a landmark decision in Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), No. 13-5315, slip. op. (D.C. Cir. July 15, 2014), that could have...more
Hoffman-La Roche (“Roche”) appeals from the decision of the district court granting defendants summary judgment of invalidity as to claims 1-8 of the ’634 patent and claims 1-10 of the ’957 patent. The asserted claims...more
In a decision that will likely result in both practical challenges and financial burdens for public school districts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held in T.M. v. Cornwall Central School District...more
Valuing mineral rights in eminent domain proceedings is inherently speculative and can lead to wide swings in property valuations. So how do appraisers best deal with the uncertainty involved in mineral exploitation? The...more
Harris v. Pac Anchor Transportation, Inc., No. S194388 (July 28, 2014): In a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court has held that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 (FAAAA) does not...more
On July 22, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued conflicting opinions on a key aspect of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). The cases are Halbig v....more
On July 11, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Enhanced Coordination Process,” which was developed with the United...more
The Supreme Court had a busy term, particularly with regard to patent cases, and especially in an effort to provide much needed guidance to the divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The Supreme Court granted...more
While the number of class or collective action lawsuits has exploded, decisions from Circuit Courts of Appeal, particularly on procedural issues, are still infrequent enough to warrant comment. In Pippins v. KPMG, Case No....more
The Department of Health & Human Services’ Provider Reimbursement Review Board (Board) came in for some withering criticism last Friday from the federal court hearing the appeal of University of Chicago Hospital from the...more
In This Issue:
Judgments; Legislation; and Reports.
Excerpt from Judgments:
New South Wales (NSW) -
22 July 2014 - Lane v Northern NSW Local Health District (No 3)  NSWCA 233 -
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released an important decision on the issue of costs in Elbakhiet v Palmer.
The case involved a rear end motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff claimed that she sustained headaches,...more
Jason Carlsen v. Sarah Koivumaki and Zachary Gudelunas -
Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District (Shasta) (July 7, 2014) -
Courts are often called upon to struggle with the issue of responsibility of others...more
On July 21, 2014, a California Court of Appeal held that overtime exempt status is not undermined by requiring employees to use accrued leave for absences of less than half a day. ...more
On July 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was not required to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regarding potential...more
Over 460,000 appeals requesting hearings before an administrative law judge (ALJ) were pending in the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) at the end of 2013, with 15,000 new appeals being submitted each week. At...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court recently issued an important opinion related to claims to recover environmental cleanup costs at an Ohio landfill. The court’s ruling in Hobart Corporation, et al. v....more
In Allied Domecq Spirits & Wines USA, Inc. v. Commissioner of Revenue, the Massachusetts Court of Appeals held that the parent company of a Massachusetts taxpayer could not be included in the taxpayer’s Massachusetts...more
In a case against Sutter Health involving records from a stolen office computer, the California Court of Appeal recently issued a decision limiting plaintiffs’ ability to state a claim and obtain statutory damages under the...more
On July 15, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (DC Circuit) ruled that if the President, pursuant to his powers under the Exon-Florio Amendment to the Defense Production Act of 1950 (DPA), deprives a...more
On June 20, 2012, the Florida Supreme Court accepted review of a Fourth District Court of Appeal case that certified the following question of great public importance: “In a civil appeal, shall error be held harmless where it...more
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