SCOTUS Decision Could Lead To More Age Discrimination Lawsuits

Two tiny words are going to have a huge impact on small public-sector employment litigation and perhaps private sector employers across the country. The Supreme Court of The United States (SCOTUS) recently decided the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) applies much more broadly than previously applied based on the words “also means.” The court’s ruling will likely lead to an increase in age discrimination lawsuits.

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Posted in no categories | Friday, February 15, 2019

NHL Goes To Bat Over Intellectual Property Dispute

Whether you are a fan of professional hockey or not, you’ve likely heard of or watched the Stanley Cup. As one of the most iconic trophies handed out, the National Hockey League (NHL) fiercely protects the Stanley Cup from manufacturers seeking to benefit off of its image. This includes the recent filing of a lawsuit against a company selling a “Stanley Stein 25 oz. Hockey Beer Cup Mug.”

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Posted in no categories | Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Lease Dispute Takes Aim At The Legality Of Deductions

Leases between mineral interest owners and oil and gas exploration companies should be symbiotic. Mineral interest owners obtain payments for the oil or natural gas sitting under their land while oil and gas companies turn a profit collecting, refining, and selling a finished product. However, one of the biggest areas of contention in lease disputes is the amount of deductions made on behalf of the oil and gas company. One West Virginia couple is seeking to determine the legality of deductions in a lawsuit filed against EQT Corp.

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Posted in no categories | Monday, January 28, 2019

Detroit Woman Seeks To Hold Third-Party Contractors Liable in Lyft and Uber Lawsuit

Ridesharing companies like Lyft and Uber have become prolific around the world for providing low cost, accessible transportation. As helpful as these services are to customers, they are also causing a rise in legal disputes, many of which are not as easy to solve as they appear. One common legal question continues to arise in rideshare litigation, however, and that is when the companies can be held responsible for the actions of their drivers.

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Posted in no categories | Wednesday, January 23, 2019