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The Robocalls and Class Actions Continue as FCC’s Omnibus TCPA Ruling Fails to Slow Surge of Lawsuits
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2016

In the face of ongoing uncertainty regarding permissible uses of modern telephone equipment under the TCPA, lawsuits and important precedents continue


Court Leaves Window OpenJust a CrackFor Class Certification
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2016

A Wisconsin District Court, in Mary Haley, et al. V. Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc., No. 14-cv-99-BBC, recently denied a motion to certify a


Rejection of FERC’s geographic proximity test may mean more competition for private builders
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

Developers subject to the Federal Power Act (FPA) should carefully consider the implications of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of


CalOSHA’s IIPP standard covers outdoor and indoor heat hazards
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

Contractors employing workers that perform work outside have long known the importance of addressing outdoor heat hazards in their Injury and Illness


Judicial admission renders licensure uncontroverted
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2015

Recently, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District, in Womack v. Lovell, et al., Case No. G409587 (June 5, 2015), reversed a


Cal. Supreme Court denies cert in Pacific Caisson & Shoring, Inc. v. Bernards Bros. Inc.
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2015

In late August 2015, the California Supreme Court denied Pacific Caisson & Shoring, Inc.'s (Pacific Caisson) petition for review of the Second


California court: dispute over contract price did not entitle public entity to withhold funds due to contractor
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2015

Recently, a California Court of Appeals, in East West Bank v. Rio School District, concluded that "a dispute over the contract price does not entitle


Stop calling me: can consumers waive the right to revoke consent under the TCPA?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2015

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act permits companies to make telephone solicitations using autodialers and pre-recorded messages once they have a


NLRB addresses employees' rights to use employers' email system for non-business purposes
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in a 3-2 decision, in Purple Communications, Inc. and Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO


NJ announces Complex Business Litigation Program will include certain construction disputes
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2014

Chief Justice Stuart Rabner recently announced that, following the New Jersey Supreme Court's November 13, 2014 order authorizing the Program, the