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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge


Employers must provide a form MA 1099-HC to Massachusetts residents
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2007

Last year, Massachusetts enacted the Massachusetts Health Care Access and Affordability Act (the “Act”) to require that Massachusetts residents age 18-and-over obtain health insurance


Guest Post - Tis Better to Try and Fail, Then to Have Never Tried At All: Internal Corporate Policies Do Not Create a Heightened Legal Duty
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2016

What follows is a guest post by Cara DeCataldo, a Reed Smith associate, who gamely stepped up to the plate to research one of a number of blogging


A Reminder To Be Careful With Ex-Employees And Confidential Information
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

A lot of companies rely on retired and otherwise former employees for information in litigation - including product liability litigation


Employees’ compensation claim for being rostered on-call on a statutory holiday or on a rest day
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 18 2010

Doctors have been dedicated to serving the Hong Kong community well, particularly at times when there were a great shortage of doctors


Disciplinary action and suspension for misconduct: guidance from UK Court of Appeal
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2012

The Court of Appeal decision in Crawford and another v Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust 2012 EWCA Civ 138 provides guidance as to the procedural standards required in misconduct cases in which dismissal is likely to impact on the employee's ability to pursue hisher chosen career


Breach of contractual disciplinary procedure may lead to significant loss of earnings claims
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2010

The Court of Appeal has ruled that an employee subject to a contractual disciplinary procedure, who was dismissed for misconduct in breach of that procedure may, in principle, recover damages for loss of future employment prospects


Employees can’t sue hospital for negligence, breach of contract, after personal data breach
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

In a favorable decision for defendants in data breach litigation, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County held that the economic


Maryland’s Fair Share Heath Care Fund Act found to be invalid
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2007

Several states have recently passed or proposed "fair share health care legislation," essentially mandating that certain employers in their state either provide minimum levels of benefits and pay a minimum cost for the coverage, or pay the difference to the state


Ban on mandatory OT for nurses effective this year
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2009

On October 9, 2008, Governor Ed Rendell provided a victory for nurses' unions by signing the Prohibition on Excessive Overtime in Health Care Act