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Neiman case a harbinger for data breach cases? Not so fast

USA - August 6 2015 Much has been said in the past couple weeks about the decision by Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Remijas v. Neiman Marcus. Some have

The ABCs of COPPA compliance

USA - August 13 2015 In today's environment - when data breaches seem to be in the news nearly every day - the media, regulators and many others are hyper-focused on

Is qualification necessary to franchise across state lines?

USA - July 7 2015 When a franchisor in one state sells a franchise in another state, must the franchisor qualify to do business in the franchisee’s state? Does

Cloud sharing apps scrutinized for ePHI

USA - July 27 2015 In a relatively short time period, the direct costs of document storage have dropped precipitously, and cloud-based document storage has become

Give me a break: what Virginia law says about employee meal and rest breaks

USA - January 30 2013 Most people have heard the phrase "there's no such thing as a free lunch," but the recent rash of cases across the country involving litigation over

The customer can’t always be right

USA - August 18 2015 Imagine this scenario: You've worked hard to build a profitable business and you've done it the right way. You've taken every step to control the

Confronting caretaker abuse & misconduct

USA - August 13 2015 While most caretakers for sick and elderly people are honest, occasionally families and friends are forced to deal with a dishonest caretaker who

The ABCs of COPPA compliance

USA - August 13 2015 In today's environment - when data breaches seem to be in the news nearly every day - the media, regulators and many others are hyper-focused on

Navigating the slippery floor

USA - August 13 2015 Slip and fall claims are not limited to guests and customers. If you are an employee, and your employer is a non-subscriber of workers compensation

What’s the impact of the DC Circuit’s Abbas decision?

USA - August 11 2015 The DC Circuit's Abbas decision, holding that the DC anti-SLAPP statute does not apply in a federal court diversity case, is beginning to have