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Facilitative Mediation And Client Communication
William McDevitt (Partner-Philadelphia) wrote a Philadelphia Bar Reporter Pro Bono Spotlight article on "Facilitative Mediation and Client
United States
23 Aug 2019
Expansive Changes Coming To The New York State Human Rights Law
On June 19, 2019, the New York State Legislature passed Senate Bill S.6577.
United States
5 Jul 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Independent Contractors/Owner Operators
On January 15, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued a blockbuster holding, ruling in favor of independent contractors who work in transportation.
United States
3 May 2019
A Private Affair: The Use Of Arbitration Clauses In EB-5 Investments
In the United States, litigation in courts is by its very nature a public exercise. Pleadings filed in U.S. courts are publicly available, which means attorneys ...
United States
6 Jul 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Delivers An Epic Decision For Employers
On May 21, 2018, Justice Gorsuch delivered a 5−4 opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court holding that arbitration agreements containing class and collective action waivers must be enforced pursuant to the FAA, ...
United States
25 May 2018
Arizona Launches Innovative FASTAR Dispute Resolution Program
On November 1, 2017, Arizona's Pima County Superior Court launched a three-year pilot program known as the Fast Trial and Alternative Resolution Program, which significantly impacts the court's compulsory arbitration system.
United States
12 Apr 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Set To Weigh In On Binding Arbitration Clauses In Trucking Industry Independent Contractor Agreements
"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough."
United States
5 Apr 2018
Cross-Examining The Expert Witness In A PL Case Part II: What Are The Relevant Facts & Data?
In the first part of this series, we examined how effective deposition questioning about an expert's education, training and experience can ultimately call into serious question the expert's qualifications...
United States
15 Nov 2017
Ding Dong The Arbitration Ban Is Dead!
I vividly recall attending the Bronx Bar Association Dinner last fall when it was announced that the CMS would ban pre-dispute arbitration provisions in nursing home admission agreements...
United States
28 Jun 2017
Florida Supreme Court Rulings Affecting Health Care Providers
The Supreme Court found that the agreement signed by Mrs. Crespo was void and violated public policy because it included statutory terms that only favored the providers.
United States
3 May 2017
Is There A Lawyer In The House? Issues Presented By Non-Lawyer Representatives In FINRA Securities Arbitrations
The article addresses the skills required to navigate FINRA arbitrations, analyzes the drawbacks and benefits of allowing non-lawyer advocates to represent parties in FINRA arbitrations...
United States
8 Mar 2017
Is This The End Of Arbitration In Nursing Home Litigation?
As anticipated, CMS has released new regulations addressing the use of arbitration agreements in nursing home admission agreements applicable to facilities that participate in Medicaid and Medicare programs.
United States
5 Oct 2016
How Far Is Too Far? New York Clarifies Potential Warnings Liability For Third-Party Products
It's probably common knowledge to even a novice product liability practitioner that a manufacturer can be held liable for a defect in a component part supplied by another company that is integrated into the manufacturer's end product.
United States
12 Aug 2016
Seventh Circuit Finds Class Action Waiver Unenforceable, Creates Split Among Circuits
The suit involved a privately held health care software company that required all employees to consent to an arbitration agreement as a condition of continued employment.
United States
11 Jul 2016
Seventh Circuit Finds Class Action Waiver Unenforceable In Arbitration Agreements, Creates Split Among Circuits
The suit involved a privately held health care software company that required all employees to consent to an arbitration agreement as a condition of continued employment.
United States
27 Jun 2016
Cannabis-Related Contract Enforcement: A Solution Presents Itself?
One of many concerns regarding the cannabis industry is the federal courts' refusal to enforce cannabis-related partnership agreements, loan agreements, and various contracts...
United States
25 Feb 2016
Arbitration of Nursing Home Suits: Take Two
Quasi Tort Reform in Nursing Home Litigation Is on the Way!
United States
12 Oct 2015
FTC Takes Its First Action Against Crowdfunding Site
As the FTC targets more FinTech under the banner of protecting consumers from deceptive trade practices, the Commission finally turned its attention to the growing movement of "crowdfunding".
United States
29 Jul 2015
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