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By Kimberly J. Gold, Jacqueline Lefebvre
In a continued pursuit for cybersecurity compliance, New York Attorney General (AG) Letitia James has sued Dunkin' Brands, Inc. (franchisor of Dunkin' Donuts) over two data breaches in 2015 and 2018
By James Beck
Today's guest post is by Reed Smith‘s Jenn Eppensteiner. In it she discusses a recurring theme on the Blog – claimed product "defects" arising from nothing more than the failure of an implanted ...
By Kimberly J. Gold, James F Hennessy
Californians may have a new privacy initiative on their November 2020 ballot after the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act of 2020 (CPREA)
By Stephen J. McConnell
The defense has done a good job of preventing class certification of drug and device mass torts. Individual issues of usage, causation, reliance, injury, etc. predominate over alleged common issues.
By Michele G. Gehrke, Nat Ochoa
The California Legislature has recently passed a new bill to expand the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) to flight deck and cabin crew employees...
By Kimberly J. Gold, Gerard Stegmaier, Alexis Cocco, Jacqueline Lefebvre, Taber Rueter
Another potentially groundbreaking California ballot initiative has been announced, just as companies began to digest and incorporate the amendments to the California Consumer ...
By James Beck
Recently, Bexis was contacted by a reporter who had read the blog's post on ghostwriting. Bexis explained that people at the top of any profession
By Rachael Pontikes, Emily Hussey, Kelly Kearney
On September 23, 2019, New York-based outsourcing facility Athenex, Inc. (Athenex) withdrew its appeal of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia's ruling related ...
By Eric Alexander
We write mostly about decisions in cases, with those mostly coming from judges. Occasionally, we will also comment on articles, amicus briefs, and official government pronouncements.
By Debra McCurdy
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized changes to the discharge planning conditions of participation (CoPs) for hospitals
By Debra McCurdy
On September 26, 2019 the Senate approved H.R. 4378, the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019, which would fund the federal ...
By Michael H. Sampson, Zachary S. Roman
In a historic moment, the U.S. House of Representatives, yesterday, voted 321 to 103 in favor of H.R.1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act ...
By James Beck
One of the more peculiar things about Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Albrecht, 139 S. Ct. 1668 (U.S. 2019) ("Albrecht"), ...
By John McDonald, Saranne Weimer
A part of the hiring process for many employers involves asking applicants about their prior salary and compensation information
By Stephen J. McConnell
Yesterday was National Punctuation Day; it is a good time to administer a semi-colonic to turgid prose. Today we apply an exclamation mark to our unhappiness with judges whose choice of law
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