WASHINGTON – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has filed a lawsuit challenging a new rule by the National Labor Relations Board requiring employers to post notices in the workplace explaining employees’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
Each June when the U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term, the same question is asked in legal circles: who won more – businesses or plaintiffs? But this year, no one could agree.
WASHINGTON – Individuals who provide the Securities and Exchange Commission with credible whistleblower information will receive substantially boosted bounty awards under new rules issued by the agency.
Efforts by the American Association for Justice to reverse a 15-year-old tax policy prohibiting lawyers in contingency-fee cases from deducting litigation costs as business expenses in the year in which they are incurred is drawing fire from members of the medical profession, among others.
A letter to AAJ’s membership about the health care law was quickly assailed by tort reform groups, demonstrating that the debate over medical malpractice reform will live long after lawmakers’ wrangling over the legislation’s language.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has listed Alabama, California, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia as having the worst lawsuit climates in the country, making it tough for businesses to open or expand in those states.
WASHINGTON – As lawmakers prepare to vote on a plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system, the legal reform advocacy arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce called for stronger medical malpractice reform efforts at its annual summit.
Published: October 25, 2009
Tags: Consumer Financial Protection Agency, data security, Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, U.S. Chamber of Commerce., unfair and deceptive trade practices
WASHINGTON – The House Financial Services Committee has approved legislation that would create a new agency to promulgate rules and impose penalties for unfair and deceptive trade practices, fraud and data security breaches.