For attorneys attempting to collect non-commercial debts for their clients, familiarity with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is essential. The unwary attorney serving as a “debt collector” may expose him/herself to liability for failing to strictly comply with ...Read More »
For good reason, given the volume of litigation generated by them, restrictive covenants in employment agreements attempting to limit or prevent solicitation of customers have received extensive coverage in employment law articles and blogs. Regardless of what an employment ...Read More »
“When you’re thrust into litigation, you obviously have to make sure you’re prepared to deal with that.” —Roger Goodell The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently issued decisions in the “Deflategate” matter, which involved spoliation ...Read More »
What is the Rochester Human Rights Law? Rochester’s Human Rights Law, Chapter 63 of the Municipal Code of the City of Rochester (the “RHR Law”), was enacted in 2001. It prohibits discrimination based on “age, race, creed, color, national origin, ...Read More »
Readers of a certain vintage may recall this TV commercial from back in the day: An auto mechanic who has clearly seen it all gives advice from under the hood about the need to replace your oil filter on a ...Read More »
DETROIT, MI – Plaintiffs’ attorneys suing government officials and entities over water contamination in Flint say they can prevail against immunity defenses. “I think it’s a hurdle that will be overcome — it should be overcome,” said Brian J. McKeen, ...Read More »
For the past three decades, the National Labor Relations Board has enforced a certain definition of “joint employer” when it came to determining obligations under the National Labor Relations Act (the Act). This definition resulted in finding an employment relationship between ...
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