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Last night, nationally renowned TV news magazine show “60 Minutes” featured former MSU doctor Larry Nassar’s involvement with USA Gymnastics.  Nassar made a name for himself “treating” high level athletes, including Olympians.  USA Gymnastics claims to have contacted the FBI [...]…
02.20 / 14:53
legalexaminer.com
Three days between the receipt of a settlement check and the endorsement of that check determined whether a personal injury victim could sue the insurance company in the case of Donna Kovac, v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, No. 16CA0167, Court of…
02.20 / 14:53
legalexaminer.com
WASHINGTON – Leila Asadi has had to put her doctoral dissertation on hold while courts consider legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on travel from seven majority-Muslim countries. The post While courts weigh travel ban, international students watch and wait appeared first on Cronkite News - Arizona…
02.20 / 14:42
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On Thursday, February 16, Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) re-introduced the Secondary Payer Advancement, Rationalization, and Clarification Act (SPARC Act…
02.20 / 14:12
workerscompensation.com
As part of the 2017 Worldwide Rally For Cecil, animal rights activists rallied in NYC to remember the majestic lion killed in Zimbabwe and to educate the public about the cruelty and impact of hunting and the lies perpetuated by hunters to justify killing animals for…
02.20 / 14:04
theirturn.net
In Binning v. Gursahaney, No. 10586-VCMR, 2016 BL 145556 (Del. Ch. May 6, 2016), the Delaware Chancery Court granted ADT’s CEO Naren Gursahaney, other board members, and investment management firm Corvex Management LP’s (collectively the “Defendants”) motions to dismiss ADT stockholder, Jeran Binning’s (“Plaintiff”) Verified First Amended Stockholder Derivative Complaint (“FAC”). The court held the FAC was not alleged under Court of Chancery Rule 23.1 that pre-suit demand was futile. Accord…
02.20 / 13:58
theracetothebottom.org
Recently, AIG reported posted a $5.6 billion charge to strengthen reserves in their Property/Casualty book of claims (WC, D&O, Medical Malpractice, Commercial Auto, etc.).…
02.20 / 13:03
workerscompensation.com
1) A Game of Chess with the IL Workers’ Compensation System (NEWS) There are two sides to a story unless… there are not?! The present fis…
02.20 / 13:03
workerscompensation.com
In a 2-1 decision, the National Labor Relations Board elected to deny the employer’s request for review of the Regional Director’s Decision and Direction of Election in Chi LakeWood Health, 365 NLRB No. 10 (Dec. 28, 2016), a case where the employer asserted that its patient care coordinators (PCCs) are supervisors under the National Labor Relations… Continue …
02.20 / 12:11
laborrelationstoday.com
U.S. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are proposing a 20 percent tax on imported goods. They promise a border tax will return manufacturing jobs to America, but some remain unconvinced. 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth takes a closer…
02.20 / 10:46
triplepundit.com
Sidebar title 1: Sidebar text 1: Sidebar title 2: Sidebar text 2: Author: Author Pretext: Article Author: A U.S. Catholic interviewGerald Schlabach first started thinking about peace and violence in the mid-1980s. He and his wife worked for the Mennonite Central Committee in Nicaragua during a time of ongoing civil revolution. A member of the Mennonite church at the time, he was tasked with figuring out how the historically pacifist church should respond…
02.20 / 09:30
uscatholic.org
Two provisions of Dodd-Frank that I have blogged about extensively are under facing challenges seeking to repeal and/or significantly weaken them. First up on the chopping block is Section 1504 and the implementing rule (the resource extractive industries rule) that requires companies to publically disclose payments made to foreign governments for oil, gas and mining resources. (the rule and its tortured history are discussed here and here).    Section 1504 of Dodd-Frank was specifically de…
02.20 / 09:29
theracetothebottom.org
A speed camera in Perth, Australia did nothing to stop a car thief from causing an accident last Tuesday. According to WA Today, the 37-year-old man behind the wheel of a Holden Commodore was on the run from police when he hit another vehicle before careening into the speed camera at the intersection of Riseley Street and Marmion Street in Booragoon. In Victoria, vigilantes set fire to the speed camera on Loders Road in Moorooduc on Wednesday, 3AW Radio reported.In Bourogne, France,…
02.20 / 05:18
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In Sharkey v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., 2016 BL 296030 (2d Cir. Sept. 12, 2016), the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the District Court for the Southern District of New York’s grant of the motion for summary judgment by J.P. Morgan Chase (“Defendant”) and remanded the case for further proceedings. Jennifer Sharkey (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint alleging that she was discharged in retaliation for protected whistleblowing activity in violation of Section 806 of Sarbanes-Oxley. P…
02.20 / 01:01
theracetothebottom.org
The problem for party lawmakers is that the hard-to-placate Democratic base has assumed a stop-Trump-at-all-costs…
02.19 / 20:55
politicaldog101.com
Columbus, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) - BWC is owed more than $66,000 in restitution from claimants and employers who were convicted and sentenced in January on…
02.19 / 20:41
workerscompensation.com
Seventy-five years ago, FDR made one of the most disastrous decisions in American history. Seventy-five years ago, in one of the darkest moments in American history, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066. Immediately, the federal government began forcing 110,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into concentration camps for fear they posed a threat to national security. For many years, we have recognized the infamous date of the order, February 19, 1942, with a “Day of R…
02.19 / 17:00
aclu.org
Navigating issues of compensability in workers’ compensation has become a complicated task for members of the claims management team and interested stakeholders.  This is hi…
02.19 / 15:24
workerscompensation.com
1) OK Mother Steals More than $36,000 from Daughter's Trust Account (FRIDAY)Garvin County, OK resident and mother Sheryl Lynne Clark is on the run after …
02.19 / 12:19
workerscompensation.com