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New York Appellate Court Upholds Only $250K For Cervical Fusion Pain And Suffering Award
New York, N.Y. (September 13, 2019) - In Chung v. Shaw, 2019 NY Slip Op 06468 (2d Dept. 2019), decided on September 11, 2019
United States
23 Sep 2019
FINRA Arbitrators Issue $3 Million Dollar Sanctions For Failure To Comply With Discovery Order
A three-person FINRA panel in Miami ordered Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC to pay Puerto Rico bond investors $3 million in sanctions for failure to produce documents related to the termination of a broker.
United States
30 Jul 2019
New York State Dramatically Expands Its Discrimination Laws
The New York State legislature has adopted, and it is anticipated that Governor Cuomo will soon sign, new legislation that makes the state one of the most pro-employee states in the country.
United States
15 Jul 2019
Hold The Arbitration - Washington Appellate Court Finds Pizza Delivery's Arbitration Policy Unenforceable.
And the employee should be provided with the name of someone to contact with questions about the policy.
United States
3 Jul 2019
National Trial Newsletter - May 2019
A summary of major trial victories from around the firm. Lewis Brisbois has the deepest bench of renowned trial attorneys in the country.
United States
14 Jun 2019
The Insurance Company Of The State Of Pennsylvania v. American Safety Indemnity Company
After the entry of an arbitration award, ISOP fully indemnified NMH for such award.
United States
7 Jun 2019
Chicago Team Obtains Outstanding Settlement For Trucking Client In Wrongful Death Suit
Chicago Partners Timothy J. Young and Stephen R. Niemeyer obtained an outstanding settlement for a trucking client involved in a wrongful death accident occurring on Interstate 80 in Iowa.
United States
3 Apr 2019
New Jersey Employers Beware – Parts Of Your Employment Agreements May Now Be Unenforceable
New Jersey (March 21, 2019) - As of March 18, 2019, New Jersey employers may not include any provision in an employment contract that waives any substantive or procedural rights ...
United States
3 Apr 2019
New Prime v. Oliveira: Independent Contractor Truck Drivers Exempt From Arbitration Under The FAA
In an 8-0 opinion, the Supreme Court ruled that New Prime, a Springfield, Missouri-based interstate trucking company cannot force its drivers to settle disputes through arbitration.
United States
1 Apr 2019
Department Of Education Proposes Significant Changes To Title IX Regulations
The U.S. Department of Education has proposed new regulations that, if adopted, would significantly change the landscape of Title IX sexual misconduct investigations.
United States
5 Mar 2019
Supreme Court Holds Threshold Question Of Arbitrability Is One Of Contract And Valid Agreements To Submit Question To Arbitrator Will Be Enforced
Of note, the Court did not decide whether this particular arbitration clause constituted referral of the gateway question to the arbitrator.
United States
14 Jan 2019
Washington Employment Law 2018 Year In Review
Perhaps the single greatest change in the law for Washington employers was the enactment of not one, but two paid leave laws.
United States
28 Dec 2018
Professional Liability Newsletter - Holiday Edition, Fall 2018
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we've no place to go, Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
United States
30 Nov 2018
New Cal. S. Ct. Opinion Finds Law Firm's Engagement Letter, Including Arbitration Provision, Unenforceable Because Of Undisclosed Conflict Of Interest, But Allows Quantum Meruit Recovery
Recently, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Company, Inc. (August 30, 2018, S232946) __ Cal.5th __,...
United States
29 Nov 2018
Labor & Employment Law Client Alert - November 2018
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
United States
19 Nov 2018
New CA Court Of Appeal Opinion Re: Attorney Signing An Agreement "Approved As To Form And Content"
Does Signing "Approved As to Form and Content" Bind an Attorney to the Terms of a Settlement? New California Appellate Decision Holds "No."
United States
11 Sep 2018
Nielsen Contracting, Inc. V. Applied Underwriters, Inc.
In Nielsen Contracting, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters, Inc., 22 Cal. App. 5th 1096 (2018), the Fourth District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's denial of a motion ...
United States
14 Jun 2018
California Appellate Court Expands The Scope Of The California Private Attorneys General Act
Notwithstanding the recent limitations on class action lawsuits nationwide, California courts continue to expand the scope of representative actions brought under Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
United States
5 Jun 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Approves Use Of Class Action Waivers In Employment Arbitration Agreements
The enforceability of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements is one of the most hotly contested wage and hour issues of this decade.
United States
23 May 2018
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