It’s fair to assume Warren Hillman never intended for the proceeds of his federal employee life insurance policy to go to his ex-wife when he died unexpectedly in 2008. But whatever Warren intended doesn’t matter. That’s because the U.S. Supreme ...Read More »
Employment lawyers are hailing a trial victory for a former Virginia Beach lifeguard who claimed gender discrimination by squad leaders, even though her discrimination claim faltered and a jury awarded only $17,500 in damages for retaliation. A lawyer for the ...Read More »
During Prohibition, a land trust made perfect sense. The unusual form of property ownership allows one or more owners to place their property in trust, with a trustee managing day-to-day operations. The twist: The true owners, whose identity remains confidential, ...Read More »
For years, employers have struggled with correctly classifying workers as employees or independent contractors. When the economy went south, the problem became more serious as various state and federal agencies, seeking revenue, brought enforcement actions against companies that misclassified workers. ...
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Health care disputes are ideal for alternative dispute resolution. Given the health care environment and the tremendous pressures being placed on payors (insurers, administrators of self insured plans, and governments) and providers (physicians, hospitals, and other providers of medical services ...Read More »