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Proskauer Rose LLP

Three Point Shot - January 2020

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Welcome to Three Point Shot, a newsletter brought to you by the Sports Law Group at Proskauer. Three Point Shot brings you the latest in sports law-related news and provides you with links to related materials. Your feedback,...more

Fisher Phillips

California Truckers Get Biggest Misclassification Win Yet; Gig Economy Companies Await Their Fate

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The federal court that had granted a temporary restraining order on New Year’s Eve blocking California’s misclassification law from taking effect against the trucking industry just extended that ruling by granting a...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Environmental Law

Massachusetts and Other States Challenge Trump’s Move to Bar State Vehicle Emissions Regulations

Led by California, 23 states, including Massachusetts, have sued the Trump administration challenging new federal regulations that strip the states’ authority to set their own vehicle emissions standards. On December 3, 2019,...more

Butler Snow LLP

SCOTUS Watch Update: No “discovery rule” for Rotkiske; FDCPA one-year limitations period runs from date of violation.

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We noted earlier the Supreme Court’s review of the Third Circuit’s decision in Rotkiske v. Klemm regarding the statute of limitations for claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Again, this was a case...more

CloudNine

The Sedona Conference Has an Updated Commentary on Rule 45 Subpoenas to Non-Parties: eDiscovery Best Practices

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So many stories, so little time. Been meaning to cover this for a few days now. Last week, The Sedona Conference® (TSC) and its Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1) announced the publication of...more

Dentons

Hong Kong Court approves first application by Mainland administrators for recognition in Hong Kong

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On 13 January 2020, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance made an order recognising Mainland insolvency proceedings in respect of CEFC Shanghai International Group Limited (the “Company”), making it the first case of...more

Chartwell Law

Causally Related Denial of Medical Bills May Not Be An Option

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Thinking of denying a medical bill in a Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation claim for not being “causally related”? Better think twice. A new ruling from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania suggests that denying a medical...more

Chartwell Law

Did the PA Utilization Review Process Just Expand?

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KEYSTONE RX, LLC v. AMERIHEALTH - A recent opinion from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has changed the rules for Utilization Review and thrown open the doors to a new class of litigants....more

Hogan Lovells

A welcome red packet – Hong Kong court recognises mainland Chinese administrators for first time

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Just in time for Chinese New Year, a Hong Kong court has taken a major step forward in the developing law on cross-border insolvency by recognising a mainland Chinese liquidation for the first time. ...more

Rumberger | Kirk

The Circuit Court Showdown: Will SCOTUS Say Yay or Nay Under Title VII to LGBT Workplace Discrimination?

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Employers have long known that gender stereotyping is not allowed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act’s prohibition on discrimination because of sex. However, there has been some confusion over whether this prohibition...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

5 Key Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation For 2019: The Impact Of U.S. Supreme Court Rulings

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Seyfarth Synopsis: The second key trend from our 16th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report involves rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court. Over the past few years, the Supreme Court has issued a number of rulings that...more

Perkins Coie

Ninth Circuit Issues Favorable Class Action Ruling for Defendants

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The parties to class action litigation frequently contest whether plaintiffs are entitled to pre-certification discovery aimed at identifying additional or replacement class representatives. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the...more

Knobbe Martens

Prior Art Disclosing Partially Overlapping Temperature Range Is Enough to Establish Prima Facie Case of Anticipation and...

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GENENTECH, INC. v. HOSPIRA, INC. Before Prost, Newman, and Chen. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: Prior art disclosing a temperature range that partially overlaps with the claimed temperature...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Environmental Law

Massachusetts Attorney General Files Long-Awaited Climate Change Lawsuit Against Exxon

On October 24, 2019, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a 200-page complaint against Exxon in Suffolk Superior Court, alleging violations of G.L. c. 93A, the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act. The lawsuit...more

Groom Law Group, Chartered

Supreme Court Vacates & Remands Plaintiff-Friendly Ruling in IBM “Stock Drop” Litigation

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Brief Takeaway:  Plan sponsors that offer employer stock in their benefit plans can breathe a sigh of relief, as the Supreme Court vacated one of the only plaintiff-friendly rulings in ERISA “stock drop” litigation.  ...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Supreme Court Agrees to Review TCPA’s Constitutionality

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The U.S. Supreme Court has granted certiorari to review whether a 2015 amendment to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violates the First Amendment and/or if it perhaps renders the statute unconstitutional as a...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Pennsylvania Court Holds Employees May Sue Under Medical Marijuana Act

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A Pennsylvania state court held that the state’s Medical Marijuana Act creates a private right of action for medical marijuana users to sue their employers. Pamela Palmiter v. Commonwealth Health Systems, Inc., Civ. Action...more

Barley Snyder

Beware: Certain DEP Deadlines Can’t Be Waived

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The deadlines for appealing actions by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection are rigid, and the state's Environmental Hearing Board took a recent opportunity to stress that. ...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Clement files brief in Seila Law defending CFPB’s constitutionality

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Paul Clement, who was appointed amicus curiae by the U.S. Supreme Court to defend the Ninth Circuit’s ruling in Seila Law that the CFPB’s structure is constitutional, filed a brief with the Supreme Court this week in support...more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

IPR Institution Is Not Permanent, and Is Nonappealable – Part 2

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Biodelivery Sciences Int’l, Inc. v. Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2019-1643, -1644, -1645 (Fed. Cir., January 13, 2020) - On August 29, 2019, we reported on the Biodelivery decision, where the PTAB received on...more

Polsinelli

Med-Staff Quarterly Newsletter - January 2020 | VOL 4

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With the New Year comes new medical staff leaders and a new set of growing pains. Contrary to what many of us believe, some simple steps can lessen the pain. Please see full Publication below for more information....more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

[Webinar] Biometric Privacy Law in the US: Compliance Strategies and Litigation Trends - January 21st, 1:00 pm ET

Biometric technology – technology that identifies individuals based on measurements of their biological characteristics, such as facial geometry, voiceprints, or fingerprints – has become a ubiquitous part of the consumer...more

Benesch

InterConnect FLASH! No. 78 - A Big Win For California Motor Carriers: Federal Court Prohibits Enforcement of Assembly Bill No. 5

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On January 16, 2020, finding that “California runs off the road and into the preemption ditch,” Judge Roger Benitez of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California issued his decision granting a...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

California’s AB 5 Enjoined as to Motor Carriers; Federal Court Enters Preliminary Injunction on FAAAA Preemption Claim

On January 16, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California entered an order granting a preliminary injunction requested by the California Trucking Association (CTA), which was represented by Ogletree...more

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

January 2020 Brazil Practice Newsletter

Section 1782 Victory: Foreign Parties Can Use U.S. Court To Obtain Documents Located Abroad - Since 1964, an American federal statute—28 U.S.C. § 1782—has empowered the United States courts to permit discovery from persons...more

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