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North Carolina Worker Misclassification Law Takes Effect December 31
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all North Carolina employers) recently held that an HR director's retaliation claim


Do You Need Cyber Insurance or Will Your CGL Policy Be Enough?
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

In Travelers Indemnity Co. of America v. Portal Healthcare Solutions, LLC, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses the recent trend of insurance


Is "Plausibility" a Rorschach Test? The Fourth Circuit's Divided Opinion on Twombly's Motion to Dismiss Standard
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

A recent Fourth Circuit cases demonstrates the inherently subjective nature of the "plausibility" standard used to evaluate a motion to dismiss under


Corporate duties of bank directors in North Carolina (part 1)
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2016

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Rippy, 799 F.3d 301 (4th Cir. 2015), also known as FDIC v. Willetts, is a closely-watched case arising from


Once again, the Supreme Court upsets precedent in Fourth and Eleventh Circuit.
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

As we reported in our March 11, 2014 article, the Eleventh and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals definitively rejected the "continuing breach" theory


How must South Carolina employers deal with same sex marriages?
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2014

On October 6, 2014, the United States Supreme Court declined to review a decision by the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit which had declared


District court in Fourth Circuit rejects extension of Amara-like remedies to benefit cases.
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

The Honorable Martin Reidinger, sitting in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, declined Plaintiff's


District courts in 11th and 4th Circuits re-affirm varity rule in face of Amara-like claims
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

After Varity Corp. v. Howe, 516 U.S. 489, 116 S. Ct. 1065 (1996), a well-established rule developed throughout the Circuits: When a claimant has an


Fourth Circuit gives Mayweather a knock-out on flawed damages evidence
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2013

Undefeated welterweight boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has added to his string of victories, with his most recent win coming from the Fourth Circuit


Fourth Circuit certifies business conspiracy question to Virginia Supreme Court
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

Virginia Lawyers Weekly reports that the Fourth Circuit is asking the Virginia Supreme Court to answer two questions about the interpretation of