What a Mess!

/ 07.Aug, 2012

The Chicago law firm of Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona, is suing their former clients Ken and Wendy Brown for breach of contract, fraud, breach . . .

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Healthcare Reforms Going Into Effect

/ 02.Aug, 2012

Under the affordable care act, a number of notable healthcare reforms went into effect yesterday.  Notably, a number of women’s preventative services are now required . . .

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Valuing Securities Fraud Lawsuits

/ 31.Jul, 2012

A new study has attempted to create a viable model to determine settlement amounts for securities fraud lawsuits.  As an article on the study in . . .

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Supreme Court holds that the First Amendment Prohibits Unions From Forcing Non-members to Pay Agency Fees Subsidizing Political Speech

/ 30.Jul, 2012

On June 20, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court held that public sector unions must allow non-members an opportunity to opt out of special assessments and . . .

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Pennsylvania Dentists Now Required to Have Liability Insurance

/ 26.Jul, 2012

Dental malpractice cases are not uncommon.  A new law in Pennsylvania, Act 65 of 2012 (S.B. 388) requires all dentists to carry professional liability insurance.  The . . .

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Who will pay Sandusky’s legal costs?

/ 24.Jul, 2012

A second law suit has been filed by an insurance company attempting to get a ruling that they do not have to pay Jerry Sandusky’s . . .

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NLRB Launches New Protected Activity Website

/ 23.Jul, 2012

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently launched a website to raise employee awareness of protected activity. Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act . . .

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Another List of Good Habits

/ 20.Jul, 2012

Here is a nice excerpt from the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct to add to our list of lists on legal malpractice avoidance.  This . . .

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“Every Fiber” Is Not a Substantial Causing Factor in Asbestos-related Diseases

/ 18.Jul, 2012

In the case of Betz v. Pneumo Abex LLC,  the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs cannot rely on the theory that every fiber of inhaled . . .

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Hospitals Without Insurance

/ 17.Jul, 2012

The New York Times has published an interesting article on troubled hospitals in New York which are not maintaining medical malpractice insurance.  The article (and . . .

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