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Circuit Split Over Standing in Data Breach Litigation Continues
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • October 23 2017

With cyberattacks on the rise, so is data breach litigation initiated by plaintiffs who claim that they have been harmed by the exposure of their


Surgical Errors: Being Informed on Informed Consent
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • October 4 2017

Before surgery, a doctor has a duty to completely inform the patient about the proposed procedure and the risks that are associated with it. “Informed


Risk of Identity Theft from Cyberattack Constitutes Sufficient Injury to Sustain Lawsuit
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • September 28 2017

With cyberattacks seemingly happening with greater frequency, the risk of identity theft for many individuals has grown significantly. However, is the


Two Courts Recognize Causes of Action under State Law When an Employee is Terminated from Employment for Medicinal Use of Marijuana
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • September 26 2017

With many states now authorizing individuals to use marijuana for medicinal purposes, companies are confronting situations where they must decide


Fourth Circuit Analyzes What Constitutes an Equivalent Position for FMLA Purposes
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • September 22 2017

In Waag v. Sotera Def. Sols., Inc., 857 F.3d 179 (4th Cir. 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled an employee who


Court Finds LinkedIn Posts Likely Violated Non-Solicitation Provisions of Employment Agreement
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • September 20 2017

Many court decisions have found that communications on social media did not constitute improper solicitations, but the United States District Court


Family Awarded Settlement in Tragic Medical Misdiagnosis Case
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • September 19 2017

Unfortunately, many cases of medical misdiagnoses are often fought posthumously after a patient succumbs to the disease that a doctor failed to


Court Invalidates Proposed Rule Raising Salary Level of Exempt Employees under FLSA
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • September 18 2017

In Nevada v. United States Department of Labor, 227 F. Supp. 3d 696 (E.D. Tex. 2017), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of


Court Finds Invitation to Connect on LinkedIn Did Not Violate Non-Solicitation Agreement
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • September 16 2017

The use of social media as a networking platform continues to be an evolving area of law as it relates to compliance with non-compete and


Medical Diagnostic Errors: Mistake or Malpractice?
  • Hyatt & Weber PA
  • USA
  • September 13 2017

It is part of human nature to make mistakes; they happen often and to all of us. Unfortunately, sometimes our mistakes can have life-threatening