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As Anticipated, Federal Judiciary Brings Clarity to Unconstitutional COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates by Biden Administration, and Saves Thousands of Jobs in the Process
This year, our law firm has provided countless hours of legal advice to employers and employees regarding “mandatory COVID-19 vaccines” in the workplace, many of which were provided pro bono, to both employers and employees. During a recent employment webinar, I projected that federal judges around the country will intervene and rule that the… Read More »
Court Ruling Stays Enforcement of OSHA’s Vaccination Requirement calling it a “sledgehammer” and that the promulgation “grossly exceeds OSHA’s statutory authority” On November 12, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rendered an opinion on a Motion for a Stay, brought by various Petitioners in the action entitled BST Holdings,… Read More »
It appears as though cyber breaches have become more commonplace, as there is no shortage of such events in the news. Just recently, it was reported that the cellphone carrier T-Mobile suffered a massive data breach, wherein hackers stole data of over 40 million people. Similarly, insurance firms Tokio Marine and Ryan Specialty just… Read More »
Product Liability Defense Implications In Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court, Et Al.
Product Liability Defense Implications in Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court, Et Al. In product liability lawsuits, when can specific jurisdiction allow a plaintiff to file a product liability claim in that plaintiff’s home state even when the company does not have any clear contacts within that state? This is a… Read More »
Attorneys and law firms throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey take thousands of client cases, and not all of those cases can turn out favorably for the client. In some cases, an unfavorable result in their case can lead a client to seek damages for legal malpractice. To be sure, a lawyer or a firm… Read More »
How Employers Can Prevent Discrimination Complaints Employers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania will deal with a wide variety of employee issues in the course of running a business, including issues pertaining to alleged discrimination in the workplace. Yet it is essential for employers to know that there may be ways to prevent employment discrimination… Read More »
The Latest Trends in Business Interruption Coverage Litigation as a Result of COVID-19 By Thomas Paschos, Esq. Insurers have scored a number of favorable decisions around the country involving “business interruption” claims. The scorecard is not perfect though, and with over a thousand filings, and decisions on defendants’ Motions to Dismiss coming down daily,… Read More »
By Thomas Paschos, Esq. Even before local and state authorities issued stay at home and suspension of business orders, Colleges and Universities around the country canceled in-person classes and directed students to vacate dormitories. Suddenly the college experience became virtual. Classes resumed over webcasts, seniors logged into their commencement ceremonies, downloaded their diplomas, and… Read More »
The New Shape of Litigation in Business Interruption Claims and Lawsuits as a Result of COVID-19 Pandemic.
Restaurants were some of the first businesses directed by civil authorities to suspend or limit operation, the first businesses to receive a hard denial of “interruption of business” claims, and their framing of recently filed complaints gives the best illustration of the shape of litigation to come from the myriad of businesses not far… Read More »
BNSF Railway Co. v. Loos Earlier this term, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in BNSF Railway Co. v. Loos that damages for lost wages qualified as “compensation” because they were payments for working time lost due to a work-related injury and thus were subject to employment taxes under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (“RRTA”)…. Read More »