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By Ezra Finkle
In 2016, the Louisiana Legislature enacted numerous employment-related laws. Louisiana employers should take note of these new laws to ensure that their policies and procedures are in compliance.
By Brian Slome
In M.G. Skinner and Associates Insurance Agency Inc. et al. v. Norman-Spencer Agency Inc., case number 15-2290, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court's grant...
By Eric Neiman, Sharon Peters
On December 22, the Washington Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision in Volk v. DeMeerleer, a case involving the liability of mental health professionals.
By Catherine Asuncion
Last week, the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Three (Santa Ana) certified a new case for publication that clarified the effect of amended complaints on the deadline to file an anti-SLAPP motion...
By Jeffry Miller
The California Civil Code permits an agent to represent both the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction, so long as the agent receives consent from both parties after full disclosure.
By Matthew Taylor, Allen G. Haroutounian
It is well-settled in California that a landowner is immune from liability for injuries caused to recreational users on the landowner's property...
By Danielle Smith
In In Re Plains All American Derivative Litigation, a federal district court in Texas granted the Defendant's Motion to Dismiss unitholder derivative actions based on a mandatory forum-selection clause...
By Ezra Finkle
Companies and other business entities often use arbitration agreements to protect themselves from class action liability.
By Jennifer Michel
Attorney Edwards represented his client, a diver formerly in the employ of Cal-Dive, in a personal injury claim alleging a brain injury.
By Bradley Fischer, Perry Goodman
In a long-awaited decision, the Florida Supreme Court in Sebo v. American Home Assurance Co., Inc...
By Ezra Finkle
On October 14, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed summary judgment dismissal of FLSA claims
By Dakota Chenevert
A guest passenger aboard the Defendant's vessel sustained serious personal injuries on October 16, 2012, when he cut his arm on a rusty fastener while attempting to descend to the lowest level of the boat.
By Jaime Landry
This decision involved a homeowner who filed a claim under her homeowner's insurance policy for sinkhole damage.
By Jeffrey Riggs
Judge James "Jimmy" Genovese of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently authored an opinion which could potentially have a broader impact...
By F. Douglas Gatz Jr
This maritime tort action involves a claim by plaintiff, Robert dePerrodil, a 70-year-old oil field consultant employed by Petroleum Engineers, Inc.
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