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By John M. Borelli
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Dittman v. UPMC (196 A.3d 1036), ruled that employers have a have a legal duty to exercise reasonable care ...
By Sean Hoar
Twenty years ago, as I was working with the FBI and the Secret Service in prosecuting large identity theft rings – often associated with data breaches
By Ian Rainey, Craig W. Mueller
Patent applicants often wish to expand patent protection by filing outside the U.S. This post concerns patent filings stemming from applications ...
By Timothy J. Young
For many years Illinois has followed the "Massachusetts Rule" for snow and ice accumulations. That is, if injury results from the plaintiff slipping and falling on what is deemed a "natural" accumulation...
By Rashad Simmons, Joelle Nelson
In Roh v. Starbucks Corp., 881 F.3d 969 (7th Cir. 2018), a federal appeals court dismissed a negligence lawsuit brought by parents against Starbucks.
By Sean Hoar
If you process or store Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statements, you are a target.
By Michael Velladao, Nicole Kardassakis
This newsletter addresses the remaining insurance cases of note for 2018. We hope that you enjoy it as you are relaxing next to a warm fire on a cold Winter's eve!
By Todd Seelman, Tripp Lake
Of note, the Court did not decide whether this particular arbitration clause constituted referral of the gateway question to the arbitrator.
By Sean Hoar
As the Internal Revenue Service warned tax professionals last month, malicious actors are currently attempting to hack into tax preparers' networks to steal 2019 tax return information
By Mary A. Smigielski, Lauren Bever, Daniel Cetina
Illinois Amends Wage Payment and Collection Act to Require Employers to Reimburse for "Necessary Expenses".
By Michael Velladao, Nicole Kardassakis
In Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Engel Insulation, Inc., 29 Cal. App. 5th 830, the Third Appellate District for the California Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's order granting judgment...
By Michael Velladao, Nicole Kardassakis
In Mark Alan Jones v. IDS Property Cas. Ins. Co., 27 Cal.App.5th 625 (September 25, 2018), the California Third District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's entry of judgment ...
By Michael Velladao, Nicole Kardassakis
In Thee Sombrero, Inc. v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 28 Cal.App.5th 729, the California Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's entry of summary judgment in favor of Scottsdale Insurance Company...
By Michael Velladao, Nicole Kardassakis
In PacifiCare Life & Health Insurance Company v. Jones, 27 Cal. App. 5th 391 (2018), the Fourth Appellate District for the California Court of Appeal reversed a trial court's order imposing an injunction...
By Michael Velladao, Jon Kardassakis
In T-Mobile USA Inc. v. Selective Insurance Company of America, 908 F.3d 581 (9th Cir. 2018), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit certified the following question to the Washington Supreme Court:
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