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California Supreme Court Imposes Broad Liability For Employers And Premises Owners In "Take-Home" Toxic Exposure Cases
The Supreme Court of California has overturned prior case law and imposed broad new liability on "employers and premises owners" in "take-home" toxic exposure cases.
United States
22 Dec 2016
NJ Supreme Court Opens Door To More Take-Home Exposure Claims Against Landowners
The New Jersey Supreme Court held that individuals other than spouses exposed to take-home toxins may pursue claims against landowners.
United States
2 Aug 2016
New York Imposes Duty On Mortgage Lenders To Maintain "Zombie Properties" And Increases Lenders' Exposure For Premises Liability Claims
On June 23, 2016, New York State enacted legislation imposing a duty on banks and mortgage companies to maintain one- to four-family residential properties abandoned by their owners before they have foreclosed on the properties.
United States
20 Jul 2016
Use Of Criminal Background Checks In Fair Housing: HUD's New Guidelines
Citing a disproportionately high rate of arrest and incarceration among minorities, especially African Americans and Latinos, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development recently issued new guidance.
United States
20 Jun 2016
Insurer Found Not To Have Waived A Policy Exclusion That Was Omitted In Initial Coverage Letter
The recent ruling in the Provencal matter again demonstrates in a property damage case that waiver cannot create coverage because the underlying coverage must, in the first instance, exist if the waiver is to serve any purpose.
United States
20 Apr 2016
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