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Golf course settles discrimination retaliation suit with EEOC

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2012

Golf International, Inc., a golf course and restaurant in Fountain Hills, Arizona, has agreed to pay $25,000 to settle an employment discrimination suit field by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC

Award of attorney fees is improper where litigation sought renewal of grazing permits rather than the grant or renewal of a license

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2010

In Western Watersheds v. Interior Board of Land Appeals, 2010 DJDAR 15784 (9th Cir. 2010), the Ninth Circuit decided a case involving the interplay between the renewal of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) grazing permits and the fee shifting provisions of the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”

Supreme Court defines scope of "power press" exception to work comp exclusive remedy rule

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2012

In its August 20, 2012 decision in LeFiell Manufacturing Company v. Superior Court, the California Supreme Court held that an injured employee’s spouse is not allowed to pursue a claim for loss of consortium in the employee’s civil lawsuit brought under the “power press” exception to the workers’ compensation exclusive remedy rule

New York Department of Financial Services launches industry-wide audit of health insurance rates

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2012

The New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) will audit the accuracy of the data used by insurers and health maintenance organizations to request health insurance rate increases

Five-day extension for mailing applies to deadline to file timely cost bill

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2013

In Nevis Homes LLC v. CW Roofing Inc., 2013 DJDAR 6187(2013) the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District decided a procedural

EEOC sues Toys “R” Us on behalf of deaf job applicant

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") has sued retailer Toys "R" Us for failing to provide an interpreter to assist a Deaf job

EEOC to proceed with class action disability discrimination case against UPS

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2013

In a ruling that could negatively impact employers, an Illinois federal judge has allowed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") to

Counsel's mistaken decision constituted good cause to extend the deadline for filing of a fee petition

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2012

In Lewow v. Surfside III Condominium Owners’ Assn. Inc., 2012 DJDAR 1445 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District decided a novel case dealing with the interplay between a fee award entered under California’s “common interest development” statute and the Federal Bankruptcy Code

Untimely SLAPP motion does not support a fee award

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2011

In Chitsazzadeh v. Kramer & Kaslow, 2011 DJDAR 14689 (2011), the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District decided an interesting case under Code of Civil Procedure Section 425.16, a special motion to strike under the California anti-SLAPP statute

Court ruling taxing appellate costs is subject to an immediate appeal

  • Barger & Wolen LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

In Krikorian Premiere Theatres LLC v. Westminster Central LLC, 2011 DJDAR 4363 (2011), the California Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed a $22 million judgment against Westminster Central LLC and in favor of Krikorian Premiere Theaters LLC