Employers: Do You Understand Your Duties to Our Veterans?

A recent post by my friend Eric B. Meyer on his The Employer Handbook prompted me to make sure I understood an employer’s duties to our military veterans.

Do you Sell Tech to the Government? You Need to Know Your False Claims Act Risks!

According to this https://www.morganlewis.com/pubs/uptick-in-fca-investigations-and-litigation-targeting-tech-services 11/2/2020 White Collar Lawflash from the Morgan Lewis law firm,

“The False Claims Act (FCA) imposes liability on any person for making false claims or false statements in connection with a claim. 31 USC § 3729(a)(1)(A), (B). A “claim” is any request or demand for money made directly or indirectly to the government. FCA liability requires proof of materiality, meaning that the government would not have paid a claim had it known of the alleged falsehood.

COVID Lockdown Order in PA Ruled Unconstitutional

A Federal judge in Western Pennsylvania has ruled that the governor’s open-ended lockdown order violates the 1st Amendment and the Due Process and Equal Protection provisions of 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Is COVID-19 Putting Your Trade Secrets at Risk?

Working from Home and an Economic Downturn Are Creating a Perfect Storm for Increased Theft of Trade Secrets.

Use Your Contract to Deal with Recurring Problems

Some industries have problems that happen again and again. Construction has a handful of things that go wrong so often that the U.S. Government created some if-then clauses that go into virtually every government-funded construction contract.

Is Your Written Contract Enforceable? Maybe Not!

I am fond of saying “always get it in writing!”

What is “it?” Anything on which you intend to rely, including some thing as simple as a coffee date. An exchange of emails or text messages dramatically improves the likelihood that you and the other person will show up at the right place, on the right date and time.