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.
Alan S. Pierce
With apologies to the Bard: When it comes to potential COVID-19 exposure on the job, and the attendant workers’-compensation claims, to pay or not to pay? That is the question.
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Developments on the ongoing efforts to ensure internet companies are policing illegal content, such as child pornography, hosted on their servers.
Andrew E. Curto and Danielle E. Tricolla
Why some of the industry changes the pandemic has wrought—the advent of remote courthouse appearances chief among them—deserve to outlast the return to normal life.
Adrian L. Bastianelli III, Paulo Flores, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Robert S. Peckar
Mediation via Zoom is just one of the legal-industry oddities the pandemic has wrought. Here’s a cheat sheet for how to make it work for you—and some thoughts on whether it’s here to stay.
Christopher W. Martin
Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.
Robert A. Clifford and Bradley M. Cosgrove
Jury Research in High Profile Cases
With the pandemic still ongoing with no end in sight, one lawyer writes about how she stays sane working from home.
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T. Luke Abel
The Beason family had a strong case, and the jury responded by awarding them a sizable payout. But, the court invoked a tort-reform statute that capped the family's winnings, much to the surprise of the jury.
How Workers' Compensation Is Setting Up a Legal Battle
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The claimants’ workers’ compensation bar in Pennsylvania scored a significant victory when the state’s high court issued its decision in Protz v. WCAB.
Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thomas P. Kieselbach
A rundown of important workers' compensation cases in Minnesota over the past year.
Glen D. Wieland
The shorter actual testing time may make the FCE less reliable and allow for challenging its validity.
David B. Kempston
We actively participate with the client. As counselors, we shape, mold, and contour the case—but we don’t create facts.