Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
The claimants’ workers’ compensation bar in Pennsylvania scored a significant victory when the state’s high court issued its decision in Protz v. WCAB.
David E. Vtipil
Injured workers in North Carolina would be limited in the amounts of opioids that they could be prescribed under proposed Commission rules.
Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time
When the law goes into effect in July, Colorado will join 32 other states in allowing PTSD claims for first responders without a physical component to the claim.
Karen Gail Treece
While estimates vary, it is believed that the top 5 percent of opioid users likely account for more than half of total opioid use.
Thomas P. Kieselbach
A rundown of important workers' compensation cases in Minnesota over the past year.
Tracy A. Miller
On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum directing the Department to update and modernize the Part 541 regulations.
David B. Kempston
We actively participate with the client. As counselors, we shape, mold, and contour the case—but we don’t create facts.
Glen D. Wieland
The shorter actual testing time may make the FCE less reliable and allow for challenging its validity.
Sharon P. Stiller, Rachel Demarest Gold, & Stephanie Nott
How empire state businesses are preparing to implement the country's most progressive paid-leave program.
Andrew J. Edelberg
As successful as I became these past years, the very harsh and stark reality of my clients’ positions and lives sank in more than ever.
A roundup of recent news of listed lawyers across the country.
New Oregon employment laws.
Kathleen Campbell Walker
Stove-piped legal representation is not advisable (e.g., only focusing on one agency segment or one portion of a filing process).
William W. Hurst
Some Uber drivers earn well below the minimum wage rate per hour.
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
Best Lawyers and Ms. JD Present Attorneys Across America
Megan Erickson Moritz
We finally know details of the Department of Labor’s long-awaited Final Rule updating the executive, administrative, professional, and outside sales exemptions – i.e., the so-called “white collar” exemptions.
Locke Lord is expanding its London office; Bodman attorney elected to The Federalist Society; Comings and goings at Schiff Hardin.
Legault Joly Thiffault (LJT) Avocats / Lawyers
Robert B. Legault discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Advertising Law in Canada with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
Jeff Biederman and Gary Gilbert
These are heady days for music publishers and catalog owners. How much longer can the good times roll?
Catherine M. Brennan and Nora R. Udell
The fintech revolution has spurred a host of legal questions concerning online lending. Developments at both the federal and state level are beginning to provide some answers.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia)
The firm is the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner for Real Estate Law in Russia.
To truly flourish, the smart cities of tomorrow must harness their data—but make sure they are doing so legally, ethically, and securely.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt
The attorneys from Canada's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt look at their achievements over the past year.
Clifford Chance Deutschland
The head of Clifford Chance Deutschland's 2019 German "Law Firm of the Year" winning practice discusses the future of German real estate.
George Skibine and Alan Fedman
A look at the problems and opportunities for Native American tribes amid the uncharted territory of legal sports betting.