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By Brandon Davis
In honor of St. Valentine's Day, our team wanted to send a reminder of the immigration options available to married and engaged couples.
By Robert Mills Kennedy, Jr.
On October 30, 2017, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) appealed an August 31, 2017 ruling by United States District Judge Amos Mazzant, III, which struck down a controversial Obama-era overtime ...
By Taylor J. Crousillac
In a decision rendered on November 9, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a district court's ruling that an employer was not liable under the Fair Labor Standards Act ...
By Meredith Blanque
The Louisiana Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit has decided that a floating riverboat casino is not a vessel within the meaning of the general maritime law, and that an employee ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
A federal district court remanded a suit that was removed on the basis that independent adjusters were improperly joined to defeat diversity finding that the plaintiff ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
A federal court in Tennessee granted summary judgment to an insurer as it found coverage was not owed under an aircraft policy for the theft of avionic equipment from a covered aircraft ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
A federal court in Tennessee granted insurers' motions to dismiss barring a shipper of goods from bringing direct action claims against the insurers of motor carriers based solely upon their status as liability insurers.
By George B. Hall, Jr.
A federal court in Georgia recently held that an insured could not avoid a policy's notice requirement by relying on a subjective belief that it was not liable for an offense ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
A federal court in Kentucky granted summary judgment to an insurer on a breach of contract claim on the basis that the policy's two-year limitation period to file suit for claims under the policy ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
The U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, applying Georgia law, held that an insurer was not estopped from asserting its coverage position because the insurer's reservation of rights letters ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
A Florida appellate court recently held an insurer waived its objection to compliance with the notice requirement under Florida law when it responded to a civil remedy notice ("CRN") ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
The North Carolina Court of Appeals held that coverage for claims by a father against the molester of his daughter was excluded by a policy's definition of "bodily injury," ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
In two companion decisions, a Texas court of appeals held that Texas lacks specific personal jurisdiction over a Mexican insurance company that provided a fronting policy to a Mexican insured ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a ruling in favor of an insurer that it did not owe defense or indemnity because the insurer did not receive notice of the lawsuit ...
By George B. Hall, Jr.
The Florida Supreme Court recently held that a contingency fee multiplier can be applied unconditionally to an award of statutory attorneys' fees. Joyce v. Federated Nat'l Ins. Co., 2017 WL 4684352 (Fla. Oct. 19, 2017).