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Making litigation cheaper – part four

Forget it or fight

If you have not managed to settle your claim then your choices are either to:

  1. Forget it and write the claim off…
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Dispute Resolution

SawStop Dismissal Explained: Opinion Crosscutting SawStop’s Antitrust Lawsuit Released

Judge Claude M. Hilton of the Eastern District of Virginia recently issued a Memorandum Opinion following up on his June 27, 2014 order (on which we previously wrote  498 more words


EEOC Expands Reach of Pregnancy Discrimination Act

On July 14, 2014 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued its first “enforcement guidance” on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) since 1983.  One of the more significant aspects of the Guidance is the EEOC’s view of an employer’s duty to accommodate pregnant workers under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 191 more words

HR Tips

No Deliberate Indifference Where Non-emergency Complaints Made Outside Institutional Policy

In Smith v. Randle, 2014 WL 3558448 (N.D.Ill.), the plaintiff inmate alleged that numerous correctional officers, correctional facility administrators, and correctional facility medical staff were deliberately indifferent when they ignored his repeated requests for medical care over the course of two years.   683 more words


Common Core in Louisiana: Two Days, Two Lawsuits

In May 2009, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and then-State Superintendent Paul Pastorek signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to commit Louisiana to be “state led” and participate in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Initiative, a show that the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) … 825 more words

Common Core

Apple faces off against 20,000 employees in class action lawsuit over labor code violations

A group of corporate and retail employees has received class action status for a lawsuit against Apple in which the plaintiffs argue that the company violated the California labor code by not offering “timely meal breaks, timely rest breaks, and timely final paychecks,” per… 151 more words

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Terry Ott: Personal Observations in the Wake of Suit

Terry Ott files a follow-up regarding the law suit in Canada and Arland Bruce.  This is his commentary on the coverage of the issue; all information, illustrations, pictures and links are his. 2,459 more words

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