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Squire Patton Boggs | USA | 9 May 2017

California Supreme Court Clarifies State “Day of Rest” Law

On May 8, 2017, the California Supreme Court issued an important ruling interpreting California’s long-standing “day of rest” law. At issue was


Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 20 Oct 2016

Jury Gets to Decide: Are Prolonged Walking, Standing Essential Functions of Employee’s Job?

A New York federal court has decided to take another look at whether prolonged walking or standing are essential functions of an employee's job. On


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 7 Sep 2016

Week in Review: The Uphill Battle of a Rule 23(f) Appeal and More Spokeo

This week we take a look at a Ninth Circuit decision giving short shrift to a Rule 23(f) appeal and revisit two repeat players on Class Action


Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 6 Sep 2016

You Can’t Eat Your Cake And Have Your PAGA Too

When an allegedly aggrieved employee attempts both to seek compensatory relief as an individual and to impose penalties as a proxy for the California


McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 29 Aug 2016

Week in Review: Appellate Court Upholds Damages-Based Challenge to Predominance and More

This week's recap examines a recent appellate ruling that provides a nice roadmap for arguing a plaintiff's theory of damages cannot satisfy Rule


Morgan Lewis | USA | 11 Jul 2016

Sixth Circuit Reaffirms That ERISA Preemption Doctrine Is Inapplicable to Michigan Tax

This has been a big year for ERISA preemption cases. Section 514 of ERISA boldly states that unless one of the statutory exceptions applynone of


Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | USA | 20 Apr 2015

Federal Circuit affirms lack of standing where issue on appeal waived

The district court did not err in finding that the plaintiff lacked standing to bring the suit. The district court found that under the plain


Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP | USA | 24 Aug 2012

D.C. Circuit nixes challenges to E15 waiver; plaintiffs lacked standing

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed for lack of standing challenges by three trade associations to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waiver that allows the sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) for use in motor vehicles manufactured after 2001.


Squire Patton Boggs | Spain | 25 Jun 2012

Right of first refusal in urban property lease

The right of first refusal in urban leases raises several problems, having been considered recently by the High Court by means of two different Judgments.


Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 7 Nov 2011


In Caples v. U.S. Foodservice, Inc., No. 11-30120, 2011 WL 4605375 (5th Cir. Oct. 6, 2011), the Fifth Circuit held that a deceased life insurance plan participant’s ex-wife lacked standing to sue for benefits because she was neither a surviving spouse nor a designated beneficiary under the most recent life insurance plan.

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