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Westlaw Topical Highlights: Insurance, September 2, 2016

Sep 2, 2016 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Insurance provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Insurance law.

‘Negligent’ aircraft mechanic’s termination doesn’t fly with arbitrator

Sep 2, 2016 By: Brian Greenlee

An airframe and power plant mechanic with 37 years’ service was discharged for negligence and misuse or unauthorized operation of a government vehicle during a widespread power outage at an air force base.

ESPN cannot escape NFL player’s privacy suit

Sep 2, 2016 By: Dan Ostrach

An ESPN reporter’s tweet of an NFL player’s medical chart may not be entitled to First Amendment protection if the records were unlawfully obtained or the disclosure exceeded the limits of common decency, a Florida federal court has said.

Employee Handbook and Policies (Part III—Practical Preparation Tips)

Sep 2, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

This is the last of three posts this week on how business counselors can assist their clients in preparing employee handbooks and policies.

Investment opportunity in ostrich breeding was a “security”

Sep 2, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Investment opportunity in ostrich breeding was a “security.”

Employee Handbook and Policies (Part II—Consent and Format)

Sep 1, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

This is the second of three posts this week on how business counselors can assist their clients in preparing employee handbooks and policies.

Ostrich buyer failed to establish lost profits on egg production with reasonable certainty

Sep 1, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Ostrich buyer failed to establish lost profits on egg production with reasonable certainty.

Potential liability ramifications of self-driving cars

Aug 31, 2016 By: Wayne Cohen

Until recently, the self-driving car was a dream reserved for science fiction. But as technology progresses and this dream becomes a reality,

Army Corps used bad data to approve Florida dredging project, suit says

Aug 31, 2016 By: Gregg Gethard

Environmental groups allege the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a dredging project for Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

EU Orders Apple to Pay $14.5 Billion in Taxes to Ireland

Aug 31, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Competition law authorities for the European Union recently ordered Apple to pay approximately $14.5 billion to the government of Ireland for unpaid income tax.

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