The American Law Institute adopted a draft of the Restatement of Employment Law at its annual meeting in May, amid opposition from some employment experts. Some experts oppose the Restatement because they contend that certain employment law matters are still ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: June 2009
Virginia’s Eastern District Bankruptcy Court should convert its temporary judgeship to a permanent slot, according to testimony this week before a House subcommittee. The Eastern District would have six permanent bankruptcy judgeships if Congress approves conversion of a temporary judgeship ...
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A business insurance carrier must defend an employer after a workplace shooting leads to a negligence action by the employee’s estate. The “Employer Liability” exclusion – which usually protects a business carrier from paying for employee workplace injuries – did ...Read More »
Debate at the Virginia State Bar meeting Thursday on a proposed diversity initiative could be lively if written comments sent to the VSB are any indication. More than 60 letters were submitted, with opponents outnumbering proponents by about 3-2. While ...Read More »
A West Virginia conservation group that won a remand order from the federal Interior Board of Land Appeals directing the OSM, the federal agency that regulates surface mining, to perform certain regulatory duties, is eligible for an award of attorney’s ...Read More »
An employer wins summary judgment against an employee who was fired for violating company policy by failing to secure a company laptop with confidential information, that was stolen from a vehicle in a hotel parking lot, a Harrisonburg U.S. District ...Read More »