I was semi-watching a local TV news broadcast Wednesday morning until one item got my full attention: The Liberty Justice Center (“LJC”) has filed suit against the West Ada School District to prevent a local teachers union from holding any more “sick-out” actions.
Employers That Require Employees to Wear Masks Need to be Aware of OSHA’s Applicable Requirements.
Intentional Tort Suits – Coming Soon? In my 9/10/20 post Don’t Get Complacent About COVID Lawsuit Immunity Laws, I spelled out some of the limits on those laws. I also … Continue reading COVID Intentional Tort Class Action Suits
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.
What Are COVID Lawsuit Immunity Laws?
The Idaho legislature recently passed, and the governor signed into law, a bill intended to shield businesses from lawsuits by people claiming they got COVID after visiting their establishment.
The time I worked at SEMATECH (a semiconductor industry R&D consortium in Austin) was one my career highlights. I got to work with some of the brightest people in the chip world.
I learned a lot of valuable lessons there, including (i) everything in life involves trade-offs; and (ii) the importance of Managing by Data.
Working from Home and an Economic Downturn Are Creating a Perfect Storm for Increased Theft of Trade Secrets.
The American Academy of Pediatrics Strongly Advocates In-Person Schools to be Opened.
In my opinion, the human costs of the nationwide lockdown have exceeded the benefits. Unemployment, harm to children, and suicides all need to be factored into any decisions to continue any lockdowns.
Ecommerce is Up. So is Class Action Litigation.
I recently took a continuing legal education program from the global law firm of Morgan, Lewis. https://www.morganlewis.com/
Dusty Boilerplate no Longer.
The Force Majeure (“FM”) clause has long been regarded as one of those boring old boilerplate clauses that rarely get much attention during contract negotiations. I speak from personal experience!
The Intermountain Fair Housing Council, located in Boise, is a nonprofit organization that (among other things) provides education and training on complying with the federal Fair Housing Act. https://ifhcidaho.org/