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An Employee's Rights And Responsibilities To Seek and Obtain COBRA Continuation Coverage
The prospect of losing one's employer-sponsored health insurance is a scary proposition.
United States
6 May 2019
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In Like A Lion: An Employer's Guide To Handling Inclement Weather
Even though it's March, we're not out of the woods yet in terms of having to deal with inclement weather.
United States
1 Apr 2019
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2018 New York Labor & Employment End Of Year Review
Below is a summary of the most significant new laws affecting the workplace.
United States
3 Jan 2019
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2018 Missouri, Kansas & Oklahoma Employment Law Update
The Missouri General Assembly passed multiple bills this legislative session which will have an impact on employers.
United States
20 Nov 2018
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Westchester County, New York Adopts New Laws Impacting Employers
Westchester County, N.Y. has recently enacted two new laws which apply to employers with employees working in the county: an earned sick leave law and a wage history anti-discrimination law.
United States
12 Nov 2018
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2018 Arizona Employment Law Update
Although the end of Arizona's 2018 legislative session was dominated by education funding debates in light of the #Red4Ed movement, the legislature did manage to pass a few bills which will impact employers...
United States
7 Nov 2018
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Additional Insured Endorsements - The Trend Is Insured-Friendly
Additional Insured Endorsements - The Trend Is Insured-Friendly
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Policy Interpretation - May Be Changing
In Liberty Surplus Insurance Corp. v. Ledesma & Meyer Construction Co., Inc., 5 Cal.5th 216 (2018), the California Supreme Court held, in answering a question certified to it by the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Can Marijuana Intoxication Be A Viable Bar To Compensability?
With the increasing number of states legalizing marijuana, it's clear that it will have an effect on the workplace injury compensability.
United States
22 Aug 2018
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Is Marijuana Use Now An Acceptable Form Of Treatment In California?
In 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64, the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative (CMLI), which legalized recreational marijuana in the state.
United States
22 Aug 2018
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California's Going And Coming Rule: Frequent Use Of Your Car Throughout The Work Day Doesn't Mean Your Employer Pays For Your Accidents
In California, employers are generally liable for damage caused by an employee's accident when that employee uses their personal vehicle for business purposes.
United States
18 Jul 2018
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Lewis Brisbois Counsel Secures Dismissal LHWCA Complaint In New York
In Kopetic v. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (April 12, 2018), Lewis Brisbois' client, a governmental entity who owns a container terminal in New York Harbor, was sued by an injured longshoreman...
United States
18 Jul 2018
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2017 California Employment Law Updates
In 2017, the California Legislature enacted numerous employment-related laws. California employers should take note of these new laws to ensure that their policies and procedures are in compliance.
United States
20 Nov 2017
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PA. Court Nixes $38.5m Award In Work Shooting Suit
On July 18, 2017, a Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a $38.5 million punitive damages award in a fatal workplace shooting case.
United States
30 Aug 2017
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"Turn-Around" Work Considered Part Of Facility Owner's Business In Establishing Tort Immunity For Statutory Employer
Plaintiff James Fletcher was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2015. As result, he brought suit against a number of entities alleging asbestos exposure.
United States
25 May 2017
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New York Client Alert - April 2017
The New York Court of Appeals last week rendered a very significant decision in O'Brien v. Port Authority that provides a stronger legal basis for defendants in a position to move and defeat...
United States
27 Apr 2017
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Collateral Source Rule Applies To Louisiana Workers' Compensation Insurance Payments
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.
United States
7 Apr 2017
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"Turn-Around" Work Considered Part Of Facility Owner's Business In Establishing Tort Immunity For Statutory Employer
Plaintiff James Fletcher was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2015. As result, he brought suit against a number of entities alleging asbestos exposure
United States
7 Apr 2017
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Liberty Surplus Insurance v. Ledesma And Myer Construction
The California Supreme Court granted the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' request for the Supreme Court to decide a question of California law presented in the lawsuit entitled:...
United States
20 Dec 2016
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Lewis Brisbois Attorneys Defeat $60 Million PAGA Case Of First Impression
Lewis Brisbois attorneys Jeff Ranen, William Sung, and Tyler Johnson defeated a $60 Million PAGA claim advancing a novel theory that a casino's smoking lounge violated various Labor Code...
United States
25 Nov 2016
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