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Supreme Court to decide whether employers are required to provide accommodations to pregnant employees

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

On December 3, 2014, the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument in Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., a case that will determine whether

Massachusetts Appeals Court orders that 93A claim against carrier be severed, reverses trial court

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

In Santacroce v. Sametz, a plaintiff brought suit against both the alleged tortfeasor for negligence, and the tortfeasor's insurer for bad faith in

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

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

District of Massachusetts finds coverage under a professional liability policy in underlying case centered on unfair competition

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

On October 28, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts denied an insurer's motion for summary judgment in a coverage

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

United States Solicitor General: the convention is not preempted by the McCarran-Ferguson Act

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2010

As our readers know, we have been following the developments in Louisiana Safety Association of Timbermen Self Insured Fund v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, et al., No. 09 945, a case under consideration for certiorari by the U.S. Supreme Court that concerns whether Article II of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, as implemented by Chapter 2 of the Federal Arbitration Act (the “FAA”), is an “Act of Congress” subject to the anti preemption provision of the McCarran Ferguson Act, 15 U.S.C. 1011, et seq

“Perfectly clear” successor doctrine clarified

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2009

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently held in S&F Market St. Healthcare LLC v. NLRB that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) misapplied the “perfectly clear” successor doctrine wherein a successor employer is bound by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement only when it is “perfectly clear” that the new employer intends to retain all of its predecessor’s bargaining unit employees without changing the terms and conditions of their employment

Connecticut Supreme Court determines that the make whole doctrine does not apply to insurance policy deductibles

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2013

The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a much anticipated subrogation decision, recently held that an insurer has priority over a policyholder in the

Preparing for contingent business interruption claims in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

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

The sheer amount of physical damage caused by what was left of Hurricane Sandy when it made landfall in New Jersey on October 29, 2012, is difficult