A federal appeals court has awarded more than $32,000 in fees to a law firm that represented a former coal miner in his successful bid to be compensated for the black-lung disease he had contracted during his 17 years on ...Read More »
BALTIMORE, MD — Some law students spend their summers working at law firms. Others work in-house for a company’s legal department. One intern in Baltimore got to do both. The eight-week internship was a combined effort by McGuireWoods LLP’s Baltimore ...Read More »
Last month, spurred by increased attention that the topic has received in recent weeks, the White House issued a press release providing various legislative and executive recommendations to address the issue of patent trolls. Patent trolls — also referred to ...Read More »
Some industries are more geared for mobile applications than others. Construction, for example, benefits greatly from the flexibility that apps provide, but professions like accounting or human resources don’t have much need to be mobile. Real estate falls into the ...Read More »
More employees are tapping into their 401(k) accounts to pay for medical bills, mortgages and credit card debt. Yet, as Americans’ retirement lives lengthen, they are becoming no less expensive, causing industry experts to worry about a potential new class ...
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An employer is not vicariously liable for a racially hostile work environment created by a co-worker who had no power to hire, fire or discipline the victim of the alleged harassment, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 24. Under ...Read More »
Lawyers who wanted to use drivers’ personal information to solicit new clients for consumer lawsuits could not rely on an exception to a federal privacy law, the U.S. Supreme Court said June 17. The “litigation exception” in the Driver’s Privacy ...Read More »