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Employers face new era of ADA compliance issues (access required)

A recent opinion from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and state laws like New Jersey’s new pregnancy accommodation statute highlight the new era of compliance issues facing employers dealing with worker medical situations. Accommodating issues of temporary disabilities ...

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Plaintiff had considerable spinal problems prior to auto accident – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

On June 23, 2011, the plaintiff and the defendant were both driving northbound on I-85 in Petersburg. Traffic slowed down substantially, and the plaintiff claimed she came to a stop. The defendant, who was driving behind the plaintiff, was not ...

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Auto company recovers for non-payment of insurance claims – $22,079,207 Settlement (access required)

Ford Motor Company sued the National Indemnity Company (NICO) in November 2012 alleging that NICO, through an affiliate, Resolute Management Inc., took control over and stopped the payment of $20 million in “non-batch” product liability claims owed to Ford by ...

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Greenhouse gas regulations could go up in smoke at Supreme Court (access required)

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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is urging the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that the Environmental Protection Agency’s statutory mandate to regulate motor vehicle greenhouse gas emissions triggers a requirement that the agency also regulate emissions from ...

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