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Buckle upunwinding Phoebe Putney’s acquisition of Palmyra down in Georgia may end up being back on the table

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 21 2014

Almost one year ago, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) agreed to settle its antitrust challenge of Phoebe Putney Health System's (Phoebe Putney

Arizona district court rejects joint employer arguments in independent contractor case alleging misclassification of truck drivers

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 21 2014

A month ago we discussed the Ninth Circuit's decision in Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corp., Case No. 12-56589 (9th Cir. June 16, 2014), in which the

The latest on the use of retained asset accounts to pay life insurance benefits

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

In Merrimon v. Unum Life Insurance Co. of America, 2014 WL 2960024 (1st Cir. July 2, 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit became

Government contracts quarterly update - July 2014

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 17 2014

On July 15, the Department of Defense (“DOD”) released a proposed rule, 79 Fed. Reg. 41172, that will allow contractors that are subject to the

Seventh Circuit holds federal agencies can be sued for public nuisance, but affirms dismissal of claim

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

On July 14, 2014, the Seventh Circuit decided Michigan et al. V. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al. (Wood, C.J., writing for a unanimous Panel

Background check lawsuits: if it’s not one thing, it’s another

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 15 2014

As we previously have written, employer use of criminal records and background checks with respect to applicants and employees has been the subject

California District Court rejects shotgun attacks on arbitration agreements

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Alright, we all know in the wake of Italian Colors, Concepcion, and now many other cases that the presumption of arbitrability isn’t just a doctrine

Sixth Circuit affirms certification and summary judgment for TCPA class, despite state law class action prohibition

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

On July 9, 2014, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that a consumer TCPA class action could proceed against Lake City Industrial

The Ninth Circuit puts up road block to motor carrier arguing that California break laws are preempted by the FAAA Act, but leaves some wiggle room

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 11 2014

On Wednesday, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rendered a decision that, on its face, involved a technical preemption issue, but one

Hobby Lobby: likely first of many cases pitting religion against ACA

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 30, 2014, ruled 5-4 that a closely held, for-profit corporation can qualify for an exemption from the U.S. Department