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.
Thomas P. Kieselbach
A rundown of important workers' compensation cases in Minnesota over the past year.
Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time
Elizabeth L. White
How courts are interpreting Title VII to protect LGBT workers.
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.
Andrew B. Greenfield
Upon termination, these professionals had no time to finalize their affairs, were unable to remain in the country lawfully in order to seek alternate employment or a new visa status, and immediately became deportable from the United States.
Nick D. Fogel
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.
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.
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.
Brittany K. Lazzaro
How Supply-Chain Transparency—Legal, Regulatory, and via Increasing Consumer Scrutiny—Is Forcing Companies to Take a Hard Look at Forced Labor Worldwide.
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.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Timothy C. Kamin
The NLRB will now permit a single bargaining unit to include employees who are solely employed by an employer along with other employees who are jointly employed by that employer and a staffing provider, all without the consent of either employer.
A roundup of recent news of listed lawyers across the country.
Trump Administration’s Termination of DACA, TPS, and H-4 EAD Immigration Programs Could Leave Employers in a Lurch
Ann Massey Badmus
Several immigration programs that have authorized over a million immigrant workers are expected to end in 2018 and 2019.
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.
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