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By Christine Hall
On March 6, 2017, a divided Georgia Supreme Court issued its opinion on a ruling requested by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals pertaining to a policy limits demand in a fatal 2014 motor vehicle accident.
By Brandon Meyer, William Taylor
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Friday, March 3, 2017...
By Alice Kwak
On February 28, 2017, the California Second Appellate District issued a decision in Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture, LLC No. B269657, Calif. App., 2nd Dist., Div. 7, finding that an employer must...
By Matt Goodman
California and federal case law has established that a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) may necessitate arbitration of a statutory claim if, in an explicit waiver, it is clear and unmistakable...
By Brandon Meyer, William Taylor, Paul Chen
Given the recent instability of immigration rules under the Trump Administration, legal permanent residents are highly advised to become naturalized U.S. Citizens....
By Benjamin Stone
Those of us who practice employment law in Washington that the City of Spokane followed the lead of Seattle and other progressive cities in enacting a paid leave law.
By Jordan Ford
Organized labor suffered another significant setback on Wednesday, February 6, 2017, when Missouri Gov. (R) Eric Greitens signed SB19 into law...
By Nicholas Dareneau, John A. Rine
Letters of Protection complicate accurate valuation and defense of cases involving bodily injury. When a person receives healthcare under a private health insurance plan or governmental insurance...
By Louis Huber
The recent news about food chains experiencing E. coli problems highlights the risk the foodservice industry faces from legal claims arising from food-borne illnesses.
By Brandon Wright
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 42 U.S.C. 12101, et. seq. provides clear requirements regarding how the hospitality industry needs to respond when a disabled person "books" a room.
By John Vernon, Robin Alexander, Steven Novak, Taylor Vernon
In the brief time since President Donald Trump took office, he has shown he plans to follow through with the trade policies that were a central part of his campaign.
By Victoria Lin
The Ninth Circuit recently became the first appellate court in the country to rule that an employer's inclusion of a liability waiver in a background check disclosure is a willful violation...
By Todd Seelman, R. Gaylord Smith
Each year, the FTC revises the thresholds that determine whether companies are required to notify the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the DOJ about the terms of a transaction...
By William Taylor
On January 27, 2017, President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States."
By Brandon Meyer, Paul Chen, William Taylor
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today published a final rule to improve the ability of certain promising start-up founders to begin growing their companies within the United States...
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