Even though a police officer did not inquire whether the passenger of a car was licensed to drive before impounding the car for inventory purposes after arresting the driver, this was not a constitutional violation, New York’s highest court has ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – Two federal agencies have joined together to beef up investigations and enforcement actions against companies who engage in fraudulent advertising under the Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule and the Federal Trade Commission Act.Read More »
A lawyer was not liable for alleged negligence that purportedly caused clients to settle for $574,000 less than they would otherwise have received, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in reversing an award for the former clients.Read More »
The presumption that a rear driver’s negligence is the sole cause of a rear-end automobile collision can be rebutted by evidence that the front driver was negligent in the operation of his or her vehicle, the Florida Supreme Court has ...Read More »
The Oklahoma Supreme Court failed to follow the substantive law of the Federal Arbitration Act when it declared the noncompetition agreements in two employment contracts null and void, rather than leaving that determination to the arbitrator in the first instance, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court took up the case of Vance v. Ball State University to decide when a harasser is a “supervisor” such that the employer can be held vicariously liable under Title VII.Read More »
Lawsuits over the fungal meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid injections are spreading nationwide as more cases are discovered.
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