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Recent federal rulings on COBRA notification requirements

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • April 23 2015

There have been several recently-decided cases concerning employer's responsibilities for continued health care coverage requirements under the

Colorado Supreme Court bars “Lone Pine” case management orders

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2015

Here at the Monitor, we keep a close eye on developments relating to the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” One such

Citing plain language of Bankruptcy Code and split with other Circuits, Fifth Circuit overturns pro-snax decision

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

Prior to the enactment of the Bankruptcy Code in 1978, the Fifth Circuit took a stringent approach to the payment of attorney’s fees holding that

Breaking news: Supreme Court decides FTCA is subject to equitable tolling

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

Just this morning, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in two consolidated cases that this blog has been watching, both involving the question of

Bankruptcy Court “right-swipes” debtor’s property interest in its social media accounts

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2015

It's nothing new in 2015 to say that social media has become a valuable part of any company's marketing and public relations strategy. Companies now

Supreme Court denies cert in case dismissing ATS claims against Chiquita

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2015

Last year, my colleague, Melody Akhavan wrote about Chiquita Brands International’s big win in an Alien Tort Statute (ATS) case at the Eleventh

Rent-stabilized leases: exempt or not?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2015

Is a rent-stabilized lease in New York a “local public assistance benefit” that is exempt from property of a debtor’s bankruptcy estate, or is it

The impact of Comcast v. Behrend on food labeling class action litigation

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2015

Over the past few years, an ever-growing number of food labeling class actions have been filed in courts across the United States. The cases

So you’ve been sued under RICO what’s next?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2015

Congress enacted the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) in 1970 as Title IX of the Organized Crime Control Act. U.S. v

You get what you pay for

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2015

A California federal judge recently dismissed Plaintiff’s consumer fraud class action complaint against Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”), alleging injuries