Litigation

 
 
  • Temp Worker Injuries Sure To Get The OSHA Fisheye

    The agency’s working assumption is that temporary workers are at increased risk for work-related injury and illness, in part because they are sometimes left out of safety training and safety assessments. That means, explains this post from...

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  • Old Sexual Violence Charges Won’t Derail This Career

    Boxing may be one of the last big-time careers where an old sexual assault allegation – or sometimes even a conviction, as in the case of Floyd Mayweather – can be “slipped” like a weak left jab....

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • Storing Biometric Info In Illinois Just Got Riskier

    A client alert on the Clark Hill firm’s site discusses a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision concerning the state’s Biometric Privacy Act. Reversing lower court rulings, the high court decided that a plaintiff doesn’t need to allege...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • Make the Most Of Your Relationship With Outside Counsel

    "The message of the survey results is quite compelling: Clients should ask for and expect to receive better and more collaborative e-discovery counseling from law firms.”

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Combating Internal Fraud

    Organizational fraud, said to be costing on average about five percent of revenue, is by definition difficult to detect. There is no typical fraudster profile. On the contrary, fraudsters often have the ability to “build a false...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • #MeToo And Federal Law: Will The Courts Ever Catch Up?

    There is a disconnect between what courts have deemed actionable workplace behavior under sexual harassment law and what, because of the #MeToo movement, has been widely recognized as behavior that is unacceptably discriminatory and oppressive. With few...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • In-House Privilege Claim Stumbles Before Skeptical Judge

    A magistrate judge had a stern message for lawyers from Adidas and to in-house lawyers generally, as he denied a claim of privilege for certain in-house attorney emails in a breach of contract/IP case in the Eastern...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Arbitration Gaining Favor In IP Disputes

    Patent litigation activity has slowed a bit according to a PWC report, but median damages are going up. Under recent Supreme Court decisions, district courts have broad and largely un-reviewable discretion to award attorney’s fees and costs...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • He Was The Man, But Was He the “Key Man”?

    The record label Roc Nation is suing its insurer, HCCI International Company, for failure to pay on a Key Man policy insuring the life of Jordan Feldstein, the founder of Career Artist Management, who died in 2017....

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Why To Avoid “WeChat” When Managing Chinese Employees

    It’s the most widely used messaging and social media app in China, and its many users now include employees and employers communicating with each other. That’s not a good idea for either side, at least not when...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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