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DOJ Alleges Idaho Abortion Law Violates EMTALA

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On Aug. 2, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed suit against the state of Idaho to block a state abortion law set to take effect on Aug. 25, claiming that it violates the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor...more

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The Supreme Court - June 22, 2022

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Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefit Plan v. DaVita Inc., No. 20-1641: This case concerns the interpretation of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act’s (MSPA) anti-discrimination provisions regarding individuals with...more

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HUB Talks: Arbitration World: International Arbitration Clauses in Insurance Policies: Are They Valid in States With...

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In this episode, partners Chris Valente and Jackie Celender, along with associates Michael Creta and Peter Ayers, discuss the impact that state anti-arbitration insurance statutes have on the enforceability of international...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

AGG Talks: Background Screening - What is FCRA Preemption, and Why Should You Care?

In this episode, AGG partner and co-chair of the firm’s Background Screening industry team, Henry R. Chalmers, provides insights on the FCRA’s preemption of state laws and why this is relevant to your business and legal...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

California Court of Appeal Upholds Federal Forum Provision

In the first published decision of a court of appeal outside Delaware, on April 28, 2022, the California Court of Appeal in Wong v. Restoration Robotics, Case No. A161489, affirmed the trial court’s decision to enforce a...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

California Appellate Court Affirms Lower Court Decision Enforcing Federal Forum Selection Clause in Company’s Charter

As previously discussed in our Sept. 10, 2020, client alert, in Wong v. Restoration Robotics, Inc., Case No. 18-CIV-02609 (Cal. Super. Ct. Sept. 1, 2020), the Superior Court of California for the County of San Mateo dismissed...more

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Wong v. Restoration Robotics: California Appellate Court Upholds Federal Forum Selection Provision for Securities Act Claims

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On April 28, 2022, the Court of Appeals of California, First District, upheld a corporate charter provision requiring shareholders to file Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”) lawsuits in federal court. This is the...more

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California appellate court upholds enforceability of exclusive federal forum provision

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In Salzberg v. Sciabacucchi (pronounced Shabacookie), the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously held that charter provisions designating the federal courts as the exclusive forum for ’33 Act claims were “facially valid.” (See...more

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds That Wages Due Solely Under the Federal Overtime Statute (FLSA) Are Not Trebled Under...

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) – Massachusetts’ highest court – recently held in Devaney v. Zucchini Gold that employees who prove only a violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) are not...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Vaccination Mandate for Federal Contractors, which Applies in Most Higher Education Settings, Preempts Contrary State Laws for Now

President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 (EO 14042) requires covered federal contractor employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, if they are not entitled to an accommodation due to disability or...more

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New Florida Law Governs Employer Vaccine Mandates

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On November 15, the Florida Legislature convened for a special session to consider four proposed laws reacting to the recent federal vaccine mandates applicable to various employers throughout the country. ...more

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CMS Releases COVID-19 Health Facility and Staff Vaccination Rule

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 4, 2021, issued a long-anticipated Interim Final Rule with comment (IFC) requiring COVID-19 vaccination for most healthcare workers at certain healthcare facilities...more

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CMS’ COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: What Health Care Providers Need to Know

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Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published their much-anticipated rules mandating COVID-19 vaccinations. ...more

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Vaccine Mandates And Vaccine Bans – Clues On Where This Ends And Making Decisions In The Interim

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On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced plans for the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an “Emergency Temporary Standard” (ETS) mandating that all employers with more than 100...more

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US District Court Grants TRO Barring New York From Excluding Religious Exemptions For COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

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On September 14, 2021, District Court Judge David N. Hurd of the Northern District of New York granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) barring the New York State Department of Health (DOH) from enforcing the vaccine...more

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Industry groups challenge Nevada’s new medical debt collection law

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On June 25, a group of collection agencies, law firms, and industry associations filed a lawsuit against the Nevada State Commissioner requesting the Court declare invalid Nevada Senate Bill 248, which regulates medical debt...more

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UNSUNG HEROINES AND UNLIKELY CHAMPIONS - The Historical Reasons For CBD Trademark Policy

In recent years, many US states have decriminalized possession and use of products containing or derived from the cannabis plant, particularly where there is a medical benefit. One might therefore expect that obtaining a...more

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Managing Medical Marijuana at Workplace Amid Evolving State and Local Law

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Since California first legalized medical marijuana in 1996, approximately thirty-two other states and the District of Columbia have followed its lead and approved marijuana use for medical purposes. Introduction [1] - ...more

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Yes, Really: The TTAB Affirms That the USPTO Will Not Register Marks for Illegal Goods

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Trademark owners in the cannabis field keep trying new ways to register their marks, and who can blame them? Branding is everything in an increasingly online world, and protecting your brand’s reputation is paramount to...more

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The CDC’s Eviction Moratorium and the Pending Lawsuit to Stop It

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Two weeks ago, on September 2, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) relied on little-known statutory powers to issue a temporary moratorium for most residential evictions, with a stated goal of reducing the risk of...more

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Clarifying the Scope of the Parallel Claim Exception to Federal Regulatory Preemption of Medical Devices

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Medical device manufacturers who seek to dispose of meritless claims at the initial pleading stage have long relied upon the doctrine of federal regulatory preemption. This doctrine is embodied by 21 U.S.C. § 360k(a), the...more

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Arkansas Federal Court Finds McCarran-Ferguson Act Does Not Supersede the New York Convention or Chapter II of the FAA

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In a case involving an arbitration agreement between foreign nationals and U.S. citizens, which is governed by the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and its implementing legislation,...more

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Supreme Court Decides Trump v. Vance

On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Trump v. Vance, No. 19-635, holding that President Donald Trump was required to respond to a state subpoena of his tax returns and other financial information because “Article...more

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Gin Manufacturer Bacardi Avoids Lawsuit for Its Use of “Grains of Paradise”

A federal judge in the Southern District of Florida recently dismissed an action alleging that Bacardi’s use of a botanical called “grains of paradise” in its gin was “harmful and illegal,” holding that the statute on which...more

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NLRB Sues Oregon Seeking To Invalidate State Law Prohibiting “Captive Audience” Meetings

On February 7, 2020 the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) sued the State of Oregon in federal court seeking a declaratory judgement to invalidate a state statute that protects employees who refuse to attend lawful...more

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