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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


Ownergeneral contractor with right to control work and worksite may be exposed to claims by subcontractors' workers' for safety-related issues
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2014

Recently, the Nebraska Supreme Court, in Gaytan v. Wal-Mart, et al., 289 Neb. 49 (2014), concluded that there were genuine issues of material fact


Independent contractor versus employee debate continues
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2014

Recently, a California federal district court, in Taylor v. Shippers Transport Express, Inc., found that a class of current and former truck drivers


PA amends Mechanic's Liens Law
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2014

On July 9, 2014, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Senate Bill 145 (aka "Act 117"), amending Pennsylvania'sMechanics' Lien Law of


DC Circuit clarifies standard of review when agencies argue "good cause" for bypassing APA notice and comment requirement
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

In an Federal Communications Commission (CMC) matter, Sorenson Communications, Inc. v. FCC, the DC Circuit vacated an interim rule promulgated by the


Texas Supreme Court: economic loss rule bars GC's claim against architect
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

In LANSTV, a Joint Venture of Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc. v. Martin K. Eby Construction Company, Inc., the Texas Supreme Court considered


Court confirms duty to defend under policy with products-completed operations coverage and professional services exclusion
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, a California Court of Appeal found substantial evidence that State Farm General Insurance Co. (State Farm) had a duty to


Court affirms city's discretion to waive bid defect, clarifying the meaning of inconsequential deviation
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2014

Recently a California Court of Appeal affirmed a superior court's judgment and order confirming that the City of San Leandro (City) had not abused its