May 31, 2018

Pro-Plaintiff SCOTUS Decision Stops Clock for State Claims Pending in Federal Court

On January 22, 2018, in a pro-plaintiff decision reversing the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court held that statutes of limitations for state claims are suspended while those claims are pending in federal court. In Artis v. District of Columbia, the…

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March 28, 2018

#TimesUp Should Not Time Out: Taking a Stand to End Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation

Recent movements, such as #TimesUp and #MeToo, have called for an end to sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace spawning from a bevy of allegations against Hollywood moguls and others.  The claimants have helped put into the public eye the…

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March 22, 2018

Important Issues to Be Aware of When Riding with Uber and Lyft

Both Uber and Lyft currently provide $1 million in primary liability coverage for any damage a driver may cause to others (e.g., a pedestrian struck in a crosswalk), as well as $1 million in underinsured motorist coverage for passengers in the Uber…

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February 9, 2018

Rise of the On-Demand Economy & Its Impact on Workers and Consumers

The on-demand economy has infiltrated our everyday lives, spanning across industries and changing the way we do nearly everything, from hailing transportation and ordering food, to in-home beauty services. The business model for these on-demand companies, like Uber and Lyft, has prompted…

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February 5, 2018

The Growing Issues of Jury Internet Access

Internet access is everywhere so the likelihood that jurors will refrain from looking up case facts, evidence, and even the attorneys involved while serving on a trial is slim to none. In fact, in two recent mediations, the mediator Googled something on…

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