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The Westphal shocker: how did a Florida court decide that a 19-year-old limit on workers’ compensation benefits is unconstitutional? Is substantive due process back?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • May 4 2013

In Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg, No. 1D12-3563 (Fla. Ct. App. Feb. 28, 2013), a Florida appellate court recently ruled that a 2-year limit on

Third Circuit affirms district court’s holding that arbitrator did not act with evident partiality

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2013

The Third Circuit affirmed a district court decision denying a motion to vacate an arbitration award issued in favor of Pittsburgh Glass Works and

As gunfire thins the ranks of the employed, employee exclusions hold the line against coverage

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2013

As this blog has previously reported, accidents with guns are not likely to become less common any time soon. With home- and business-owners striving

In workers compensation dispute, Third Circuit grants independence to Virgin Islands and declares its own fallibility

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • US Virgin Islands, USA
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  • February 21 2013

The U.S. Virgin Islands had no appellate court of its own before Congress, in a 1984 amendment to the Revised Organic Act of 1954, 48 U.S.C. §

Eighth Circuit applies broad interpretation of Concepcion to uphold class-waiver arbitration clause in employment dispute

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2013

The Eighth Circuit recently reversed a district court's refusal to compel arbitration in an employment dispute under the Fair Labor Standards Act

California appellate decision takes a broad view of Concepcion, highlighting the current divide within California

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 24 2012

Last week we reported on a decision by one California appellate court holding that U.S. Supreme Court precedent did not overrule the California

Federal court denies motion to vacate arbitration award and sanctions party seeking vacatur

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2012

Employer Southwestern Electric Cooperative entered into an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 702 regarding the number of union members’ sick days

When do employees or former employees violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act? The circuits are split

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2012

The federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (the CFAA) provides criminal and civil liability for individuals who obtain information, commit a fraud, or cause damage, where they have done so by accessing a computer or information on a computer without authorization, or have done so by exceeding his or her authorized access to a computer or such information

California Court of Appeal applies Concepcion and compels individual arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2012

Plaintiff filed a class action complaint alleging wage and hour violations

Fee-shifting provision in arbitration clause unenforceable when certain federal statutory rights are at issue

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2012

In an employment dispute, a Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation which broadly interpreted the arbitration provision in an employment agreement in favor of arbitration