Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: ruling

Ruling sparks debate over lawyers as whistleblowers

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling not only expanded whistleblower protections available under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, but also seemed to go out of its way to make clear that lawyers themselves are entitled to such protections. The 6-3 majority opinion ...

Read More »

Ruling could affect retrospective insurance billing

A recent New York Court of Appeals ruling could impact how insurance companies bill for retrospective insurance claims. In Hahn Automotive Warehouse Inc. v. American Zurich Insurance Co. (2012 NY Slip Op 02344), a divided court ruled the insurance company ...

Read More »

Judge blocks graphic images on cigarette packs

RICHMOND, Va. — A judge has blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing U.S. tobacco companies to put large graphic images on their cigarette packages later this year to show the dangers of smoking. U.S. District Judge Richard ...

Read More »

Out-of-state attorney law struck down

Earlier this month, New York’s 150 year-old law requiring out-of-state attorneys to have a physical presence in the state to practice law was declared unconstitutional by Northern District of New York Judge Lawrence E. Kahn in the case of Schoenefeld v. State of New York.

Read More »