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D.C. Circuit addresses independent contractor status in a recent NLRB petition for enforcement in a significant labor law decision

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2009

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that Massachusetts drivers who voted for representation by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters were independent contractors who were not covered by the National Labor Relations Act (FedEx Home Delivery v. NLRB, D.C. Cir., No. 07-1391, 42109

New York Federal Court holds that insurance law section 3420(d)(2) does not apply to reservation of rights letter

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

A New York federal court recently held that the timeliness requirement of Section 3420(d)(2) of the New York Insurance Law does not apply to an

Long term care insurance: policy provisions in dispute

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

Long term care ("LTC") insurance has been and will continue to be a focus of attention for the plaintiffs' bar and state and federal regulators. LTC

$280 million securities class action verdict against Apollo Group

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2008

On January 16, 2008, at the end of a two-month trial, a federal jury in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona found that Apollo Group, Inc. (“Apollo”) and two former Apollo executives violated federal securities laws by fraudulently misleading its investors about its recruitment policies

Recent developments in coverage for construction defect claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

Construction defect litigation continues to escalate in jurisdictions around the country. As a result, coverage for defective work and ensuing

Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately

Issues arising from reinsurance of capitives

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2010

Reinsurance of captive insurers may present a variety of issues not usually present in the reinsurance of non-captive entities

Protecting your brand from counterfeiters

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

The press has announced that Alibaba is here - and rights holders should beware. However, the China-based web giant has been a prominent presence for

The Illinois Supreme Court rules that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s statutory damages are not punitive

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2013

In an opinion adjudicating the insurability of claims brought under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), the Illinois Supreme

Massachusetts High Court rules that Federal Arbitration Act applies to contracts involving interstate commerce

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2013

In a decision that has implications for reinsurance, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last week decided that the Federal Arbitration Act