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.
Lawyers from the Canadian firm discus their employment law practice and the changes coming to the Canadain legal market.
It’s not just a matter of experience—often you need to look deeper than what's on the resume.
Jamie Gorelick and Ari Holtzblatt
Charges of anti-right bias notwithstanding, online platforms are on solid ground when they defend their policies and procedures as neutral and protected by the First Amendment.
Krista K. McIntyre
Success in any legal space requires total commitment to your clients. Here’s a meaningful mnemonic to help you get it done.
Peter Denton, Anthony LaRocca, Sarah Nural, and Linda Stein
A broad-gauge look at the latest trends in U.S. railroad law.
Kim F. Ebert
Impeccable skills are no longer enough: Why lawyers must increasingly take into account clients’ expectations about representation’s true worth.
Jon Henderson, Andrew Kinworthy, Kevin McDonell, and Bobby Guy
How will M&A shape the American health industry going forward? By adhering to the Amazon model.
Tariffs on construction materials are capricious, unpredictable, and often spectacularly ill-timed. How can the industry prepare?
Kerrin Slattery and Dale Van Demark
More health care companies than ever see the value of robust partnerships in a constantly changing industry.