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New IRS guidance on tax treatment of attorney’s fees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

The IRS recently released a memorandum advising taxpayers on the proper tax characterization of attorney's fee payments in connection with a


Injuries from suicide attempt may be compensable under workers' compensation statute
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

Two years after William Kealoha was injured when he fell 25 to 50 feet from a barge to a dry dock while working as a ship laborer, he shot himself in


California Employment Law Notes - January 2017
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

Jennifer Augustus filed this putative class action on behalf of all ABM security guards, alleging that ABM consistently failed to provide


September 2016 California Employment Law Notes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

We invite you to review our newly-posted September 2016 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant


Physician's wrongful termination and discrimination claims were properly dismissed
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

John Nesson sued the hospital where he had been employed as a radiologist after the medical executive committee terminated his contract


Section 1981 claim is subject to four-year statute of limitations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2011

In 2008, Russell H. Johnson, III, an African-American, sued Lucent and the administrator of his disability insurance benefits for retaliation in violation of Title VII, violation of 42 U.S.C. 1981 and intentional infliction of emotional distress in retaliation for his filing suit against Lucent in 2005 for stopping payment of his disability benefits


Judgment in favor of commissioned sales representative is upheld
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

Peter Reilly sued Inquest under the Independent Wholesale Representatives Contractual Relations Act of 1990, Civil Code 1738.10, et seq


Employer was not required to pay for attorney selected by employee
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2013

As a result of drinking too much water in an ill-conceived radio contest, a woman died. Her family sued the company that owned the radio station


Employee’s wrongful termination and defamation claims were properly dismissed
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2013

John McGrory alleged his employment was terminated because he is male and because he participated in his employer’s internal investigation. He also


Sexual assault victim’s motion to strike supervisor’s defamation claim was properly granted
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2013

Lisa Aber sued her employer and two co-employees (Michael Comstock, Aber’s supervisor, and James Cioppa) for sexual harassment and sexual battery