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OSHA Updates its Enforcement Procedures Directive for Exposure to Workplace Violence
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

OSHA has recently updated and published its enforcement procedures for occupational exposure to workplace violence. The procedures

Covered Up: SC District Court Denies Exclusion for Alleged Nightclub Assault and Battery
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

In a recent United States District Court decision, the court denied the insurer’s motion for summary judgment as to its duty to defend and indemnify

Brutal Physical Assault And Racial Slurs $325,000 Settlement
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

Physical attack? Racial slurs such as the N-word? Another horrendous case of workplace racial harassment. Many times in the last decade I have

New guidance from UK appeal court on long-term sickness dismissals
  • Ius Laboris
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2017

The UK’s Court of Appeal has given some useful new guidance on the vexed question of when an employer can safely dismiss an employee who is on

Preventing and responding to abuse: an ongoing compliance obligation and mission for the disability sector
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • March 28 2017

I attended the NDS Victoria Conference and listened to Miranda Brunyniks, Deputy Disability Service Commissioner, speak about her Office’s experience

Vicarious liability: employer was not liable for MD's assault on an employee
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

An MD assaulted an employee at a drinking session after the Christmas party, and the employer was found by the High Court not to be vicariously liable

Federal Court in Arkansas Holds Weapon Must be Used to Intimidate or Cause Injury to Another to Satisfy Assault andor Battery Exclusion
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2016

A federal court in Arkansas held where a liability policy's assault andor battery exclusion defines "assault andor battery" as "use" of a firearm

IN Indiana, Insurer Calls Out Policyholder Bad Faith and Prevails
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • October 4 2016

In a recent opinion, Carpenter v. Lovell’s Lounge and Grill, LLC, et al., --- N.E.3d ---, No.33A01-1602-CT-265, 2016 WL 4701673 (Ind. Ct. App., Sept

VIDEO: Workplace Violence in the Health Care Setting - Is Your Organization Prepared?
  • Ober Kaler
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

Workplace violence is more common than you may think - is your health care facility prepared? Recently, The Occupational Safety and Health

Workplace Safety - 3 Strategies to Stay Ahead of Conflict
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

In light of the recent news of tragic shootings and workplace violence around the country, employers are left wondering how they can protect their