I had an interesting question asked last week about filing a lien for lawn service, either commercial or residential. When I explained it couldn’t be done, the questioner replied that he knew of other lawn services that had filed liens to get paid.
A recent decision out of the Florida Second District Court of Appeal underscores the importance of requests for surveillance tapes – a piece of evidence that could prove invaluable in a criminal attack case.
In a recent decision, the National Labor Relations Board once again illustrated its willingness to regulate non-union workplaces. In Karl Knauz Motors, Inc. and Robert Becker the question presented was whether a “courtesy” policy violated the rights of collective action under Section 7 of the NLRA enjoyed by workers, whether union and non-union. The policy […]
For years the courts have struggled with the meaning of “appropriate equitable relief” in ERISA cases. Last year the U.S. Supreme Court handed down Cigna Corp. v. Amara, a case with far-reaching implications on the “equitable relief” front.
On Monday attorney Gloria Allred filed suit in a New York federal court alleging that Starwood Hotel’s negligence lead to a sexual assault on a hotel guest in Helsinki, Finland. Her client, a former investment banker, claimed she was sexually assaulted after a hotel desk clerk gave a copy of her room key to a […]
The scope of ERISA’s fiduciary duties was recently analyzed by the Eleventh Circuit in Cotton v. Massachusetts Mutual.