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By Greg Johnson, Timothy Nally, Ryan Matthews
Arbitration provisions have become fairly commonplace for a variety of reasons, including to minimize litigation costs and to keep disputes out of the public spotlight that can accompany litigation
By Sarah Ayres, Monica Bathija
In an announcement issued April 4, 2017, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that it will begin a "more targeted" campaign of site visits to the worksites where H-1B beneficiaries are employed.
By Connie Anderson
The new fiduciary rule promulgated by the United States DOL expands the definition of "investment advice fiduciary" to apply to all financial advisors who work with retirement plans or provide retirement planning advice.
By Christopher H. Wood
"Spoliation." The word sounds ominous, and rightfully so. It refers to the concealment, alteration, or destruction of documents potentially relevant to a legal proceeding.
By Jordan Ford
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced this morning that it has reached the congressionally mandated 65,000 visa H-1B cap for fiscal year 2018.
By Monica Bathija
Federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland issued a nationwide temporary restraining order on President Trump's latest travel ban.
By Benjamin Stone
Seattle is a city that likes to be friendly to its workers. It was one of the first to implement the $15 minimum wage law, a paid leave law, and even enacted an ordinance protecting hotel workers.
By Tabitha Durbin
On October 12, 2005, Apache Corporation and Specialty Rental Tools & Supply ("STS") entered into a Master Services Contract ("MSC").
By Jaime Landry
In August 2006, Plaintiff, Thomas Royer was seriously injured when he hydroplaned on Louisiana Highway 1 in Natchitoches Parish, while in the course and scope of his employment.
By Jeffrey Riggs
In an action applying Florida law, a federal district judge ruled in favor of a Directors and Officers liability insurer...
By Jennifer Michel
After a hailstorm, Insureds sought recovery for damage from their property carrier. The initial adjuster estimated the covered damage at less than the deductible...
By F. Douglas Gatz Jr
This case involves a claim by Gulf Engineering Company, LLC ("Gulf") against a Dow Chemical company ("Dow"), employee, Allison Kuhn. Gulf alleged it had a contract with Dow to inspect...
By Dakota Chenevert
Plaintiff James Fletcher was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2015. As result, he brought suit against a number of entities alleging asbestos exposure
By Perry Goodman
In a decision that is likely to fuel debate over what constitutes computer fraud for purposes of insurance coverage, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia recently held...
By Danielle Smith
Plaintiff property owners filed suit against the architect who designed houses built on neighboring property, alleging the acts and omissions of the architect in designing the houses resulted in....
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