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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


Agencies Publish Strict New Reporting Guidelines for Government Contractors
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2016

On August 25, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) and Federal Acquisition Regulatory (“FAR”) Council published “Guidance for


Taking a Bite Out of Crimeand Maybe the Employer? OSHA Fines Company Following Criminal Assault on Employee
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently reminded us that every employer needs a violence in the workplace policy or risk


Seventh Circuit Says No Asylum for Bisexual Man; Posner Dissents
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

Last week, the Seventh Circuit declined to review the asylum application of a bisexual individual who applied for fear of persecution. Ray Fuller, 51


German DPA Plans to Challenge Privacy Shield
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • August 16 2016

The Privacy Shield is now live, having gone into effect on August 1. Perhaps emboldened by the Article 29 Working Party's late July announcement that


Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Reinstates NFL’s Punishment of Adrian Peterson
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

The NFL’s 2014 punishment of Adrian Peterson has been a rollercoaster ride. After a district court vacated the punishment, the Eighth Circuit Court