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The Eleventh Circuit holds that the National Bank Act preempts state-law whistleblower claims by terminated national bank officers
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit just recently held that an officer of a nationally-chartered bank regulated by the


Plaintiffs filing suit for design defects or inadequate warnings may carry burden of proof on reasonable foreseeability
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

On May 4, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals made clear a plaintiff's burden in bringing a design defect or inadequate warnings claim under the Ohio


The Supreme Court rescues Obamacare one more time
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The United States Supreme Court today issued an opinion in King v. Burwell that upholds the Obama administration’s interpretation of language in the


Protection of ERISA’s statute of limitations is narrowed by the Supreme Court
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

The United States Supreme Court yesterday issued a unanimous opinion in Tibble et al. V. Edison International et al. Vacating a Ninth Circuit Court


Same sex marriage rule set to go in effect today halted by court
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2015

We reported in February on a Department of Labor (DOL) rule permitting same sex partners who are legally married to take FMLA leave to care for their


The focus of the ADA turns to websites in the digital age: is your site compliant?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in places of public accommodation


Sixth Circuit in EEOC v. Ford: sometimes showing up really is an essential function of the job
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2015

Almost a year ago, we wrote that a panel of the Sixth Circuit in EEOC v. Ford Motor Company, bucking the trend elsewhere, had held that an employer


Employer’s DNA test of employees in defecation investigation results in $2 million verdict for violating GINA while real “poopetrator” remains on the loose
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

If a recent federal court case is any sign of the times, employers should think twice before engaging in their own forensic crime scene style


Who is “participant” in a nonqualified plan? Second Circuit case highlights importance of defined terms
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

One issue that sometimes arises when drafting a nonqualified plan document (or qualified plan for that matter) is how to define a "participant" in


Tax considerations in settlement agreements regarding cancellation of debt
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2015

Although not every settlement agreement has to be reviewed by a tax lawyer if you are representing a creditor or a debtor and the subject matter of