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.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
Charles R. Lipcon
However, despite the emphasis on a family-friendly environment, one major issue has historically dominated the discussion of cruise ship safety: the presence (or lack thereof) of lifeguards on cruise ships.
Steven G. Wigrizer
Around 70 percent of people currently turning 65 will require long-term care in their lifetime, and they will receive care for an average of three years.
The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act) has been amended by the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (the Amending Act). The Amending Act introduces a mandatory data breach notification regime where an “eligible data breach” occurs. The amendments will commence on February 23, 2018, unless they are proclaimed to commence earlier.
Until the law enters into force in 2018, stock companies will continue to be unable to voluntarily delist from the stock market and are compelled to find other ways to do so.
Sean T. McGee
Union-side counsel provides information about the safety of Uber.
Jason W. Konvicka
Cooking with oil or grease can result in delicious meals, but there are a number of risks involved.
Frank L. Branson
Hardworking Americans in the oil patch live and toil in a perilous environment, performing some of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. today.
Sean M. Cleary
According to IIHS data, 35.000 Americans were killed in 2015 in car accidents, of which 2.939 occurred in Florida.
Andrew R. Young
The top three causes of truck crashes are rear end collisions, lane departures, and rollover accidents.
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
William W. Hurst
Not only has Pokemon Go sparked a cultural phenomenon bordering on obsession, it has also produced some absolutely astounding effects.
LaBarron N. Boone
As vacationers take to the roads this summer, they may not realize the dangers those driving the big rigs next to them face.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
New technologies open up new ways for children to be exploited online. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act offers a solution.
Hunton Andrews Kurth
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Julie Desrosiers and Michael Shortt
The nine judges of the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the so-called “promise doctrine” was not part of Canadian patent law, and laid out a new approach to the utility requirement which substantially lowers the bar to proving usefulness of patented inventions.
Roberto Guerrero V. and Tomás Kubick
A significant change in law and practice.
Sarah E. Coyne
The privacy and security regulations under HIPAA have evolved into a long and winding regulatory road with more hurdles to come, as some of the rules are not yet promulgated.
Hugh F. Murray III
Another Challenge to NCAA’s Financial Structure
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
Bryan O. Blevins, Jr.
A Potential Danger Worse Than Cigarettes
Who is responsible for gig economy car accidents?
Tina M. Bengs
Issues Raised by Non-FMLA Reduced Schedules and Leaves of Absence
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
Alejandro Vergara Blanco
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Mariano Roca López
Despite its apparent triviality, individuals’ tax residence can in practice have significant consequences for their pockets.