California Compensation Cases Staff
QME Reports Not Inadmissible During Suspension, Probation of QME License by Medical Unit: Cal. Comp. Cases November Advanced Postings (10/31/2014)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the November 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All...

Randy J. Maniloff
Broker May Be on the Hook for Insured’s Failure to Provide Timely Notice Of a $5M Claim

When an insured is denied coverage for a claim it is not unusual for someone to suggest that the fault lies with the insured’s broker for its failure to have obtained it. [On one hand, broker liability cases are not true coverage cases. On the...

Philip Miles
Pennsylvania Bar Association Formal Opinion: Ethical Obligations for Attorneys Using Social Media

The PBA Ethics Committee issued a formal opinion on Ethical Obligations for Attorneys Using Social Media (HT: Dan Siegel on Legal Intelligencer ). The opinion is jam-packed with 18 pages of social media goodness on 10 main issues. Spoiler Alert! The committee...

Ballard Spahr LLP
D.C. Court of Appeals, Nevada Supreme Court Extinguish Lender's Mortgage Lien Following Association Lien Foreclosures

By Roger D. Winston and Joseph E. Lubinski A recent decision by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], brings into renewed focus the tension between condominium/homeowner associations...

Donna Ballman
States With Pro-Employee Laws: Noncompete Agreement Hardship on Employee as Defense

Or, States That Don't Suck For Employees Part VIII Living in Florida, one of the worst states in America for employees on noncompete agreements, I'm used to having to deal with a statute that says the courts cannot consider any economic hardship...

Robin Shea
UPDATED: EEOC Seeks Court Order to Halt Honeywell’s Biometric Testing

Thanks to Kate Bischoff of The Employment Law Navigator for bringing this to our attention. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a petition yesterday in federal court in Minnesota to stop Honeywell International, Inc., from requiring that...