Why Every Insurance Lawyer Should Care about the American Law Institute’s Restatement, Law of Liability Insurance

Feb 2, 2016 By: John K. DiMugno

The law of liability insurance is complex and plagued by a lack of consensus among the jurisdictions and often within a jurisdiction.

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Enforce Agreement to Permit Class-Wide Arbitration

Jan 29, 2016 By: John K. DiMugno

Last month’s Supreme Court DirectTV ruling holds that a State court’s use of contractual interpretation principles to enforce an agreement to allow class wide arbitration violates the Federal Arbitration Act,

Worker’s poor judgment doesn’t equal ‘disgraceful conduct’

Aug 27, 2015 By: Brian Greenlee

Where the main issue was witness credibility, an arbitrator reduced a firing to a 10-day suspension A male employee of Lancaster, Pa.,

‘Good intentions’ save employee from assault-based firing

Jul 2, 2015 By: Brian Greenlee

Pulling a driver from his vehicle, subduing him and throwing away his keys doesn’t automatically get you fired if your intentions are “good.”

Cop’s half-cocked behavior triggers firing

Jun 30, 2015 By: Brian Greenlee

A police officer was fired for exercising poor judgment in discharging his weapon in a residential area, and his refusal to give his version of the facts.

Employee speech: What tips the balance for constitutional protection?

Jul 12, 2014 By: Sandra Johnson

Balancing the interests of employees on commenting on public concern matters against the employer’s interest in regulating the speech of its employees is rife with legal pitfalls

The debate continues: California courts rule for and against arbitration

May 30, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

Three recent state and federal court California rulings demonstrate that the debate over the enforceability of consumer arbitration agreements is far from over.

Practical Law Feature Article: Challenges to Arbitrators

Apr 30, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

This Practical Law Practice Note highlights the grounds and procedure for challenges under the major international arbitral rules and some key national laws