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Employment Law Daily
  • July 29, 2014

    By Lisa Milam-Perez, J.D. A county employee who was suspected of abusing FMLA leave and took a lackadaisical approach to complying with her employer’s requests for FMLA paperwork and an independent medical exam was not discharged for taking FMLA leave, the Tenth Circuit held, but for her obstinance in the face of the employer’s requests. “Like [...]

  • July 29, 2014

    By Brandi O. Brown, J.D. Finding a lower court had “overlooked evidence” in holding that an African-American plaintiff lacked sufficient evidence of pretext to support his Title VII race discrimination and retaliation claims, the Second  Circuit vacated two district court orders granting summary judgment to the employer and revived the pro se plaintiff’s claims. The record [...]

Health Law Daily
Health Reform
  • July 23, 2014

    Internal Revenue Code Sec. 36B limits the availability of premium tax credit subsidies only to insurance purchased under state-established Exchanges and not to insurance purchased under Exchanges established by the federal government on behalf of the

  • July 23, 2014

    Over 80,000 additional Texans have enrolled in Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), despite Texas' reluctance to expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-148). This represents a 1

Insurance Law Daily
IP Law Daily
  • July 24, 2014

    Action Ink, a company with no employees and owned solely by Michael Eckstein, abandoned its "Ultimate Fan" trademark for promotional contests by not engaging in any contests for 17 years prior to filing trademark infringement suits, the U.S. Cour

  • July 23, 2014

    American Express Travel Related Services Company and American Express Prepaid Management Corporation (American Express) were not liable for infringing a patent held by prefunded credit card developer PrivaCash, Inc. based on the invalidity of the pat

Products Liability Law Daily
  • July 24, 2014

    Under a requirement in 49 CFR part 574, adopted in 1971, one sidewall of every tire that is newly manufactured or retreaded must be labeled with a tire identification number (TIN). The TIN assists consumers in identifying which tires are subject to r

  • July 23, 2014

    General Motors today announced six additional safety recalls, this time covering 717,949 recent model vehicles in the United States. The action brings the tally of recalls issued by the Detroit-based automaker in 2014 to-date to 60 and, for those kee

Securities Regulation Daily
  • July 24, 2014

    The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed a lower court ruling requiring Wal-Mart to produce to shareholders certain documents concerning alleged bribe payments made to officials in Mexico and how Wal-Mart investigated the allegations. The documents qualif

  • July 23, 2014

    By a 3-2 vote at today's SEC open meeting, the Commission approved money market fund (MMF) reform measures years in the making. Along with disclosure, reporting, and diversification enhancements, the approved amendments address floating net asset

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