On September 27 the FCC adopted new rules that apply to the deployment of small cells on utility poles, light poles, buildings and other infrastructure. The order largely preempts state and local authority and today’s blog will focus on the preemption issue. 861 more words
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Companies are lobbying state legislators to bar local governments from regulating their business. And it’s working.
HIPAA Does Not Bar Missouri Common Law Claim For Wrongful Termination In Violation Of Public Policy--Or Other State Common Law Claims
Both federal district courts in Missouri allow state common law claims based upon HIPAA violations.
In Kusgen v. Lake Regional Health System, No. 2:11-CV-4255-FJG (W.D.Mo. June 11, 2012) (Doc 20), Judge Gaitan of the Western District of Missouri dealt with defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s Missouri common law claim for wrongful termination for violation of public policy based upon… 713 more words
The challenge to Alabama’s preemption law lives to fight another day, according to an Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision last week. In 2016, the plaintiffs made various race-based challenges to the 190 more words
by Carla Rautenberg and Deborah Van Kleef
5G wireless technology is coming. Municipalities throughout the country have been suing state governments to try to retain some local control over the placement of small cell antennas and associated equipment. 615 more words