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HTMLFormer Client May Sue Without Appealing Underlying Matter
Michael D. Brophy, Seth L. Laver, Michael P. Luongo; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014
enerally, a plaintiff has an obligation to mitigate her damages. In the context of a legal malpractice claim, the professional may argue that the plaintiff is obligated to cure the alleged harm by appealing the underlying issue. In the appropriate scenario, the defendant attorney may claim that the...

 

HTMLTexas Lawsuit Commenced Over City Ordinance Ban
Andrew J. Scholz; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on November 6, 2014
The issue of whether a municipality has the power to outright ban hydraulic fracturing has presented itself in the State of Texas. On November 4, 2014, votors passed an ordinance that banned hydraulic fracturing in the City of Denton. The municipality sits atop the Barnett Shale.

 

HTMLLaw Professors Support NCAA’s Appeal in O’Bannon Case
Joseph M. Hanna; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on November 26, 2014
On November 21, fifteen law professors filed an amicus brief with the Ninth Circuit Court in support of the NCAA in its O’Bannon appeal.

 

HTMLThe Dangers of Using Social Media in Hiring
Seth L. Laver, Michael P. Luongo; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on November 21, 2014
Hiring a new employee is a major investment. Not surprisingly, many professionals utilize social media to screen potential candidates prior to making a hiring decision. Social media can help to confirm a candidate’s professional qualifications and provide insight whether the candidate is a...

 

HTMLKevin Turner Releases Statement Before Fairness Hearing Tomorrow, Nov 19
Joseph M. Hanna; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on November 25, 2014
Just before the fairness hearing before the U.S. District Court Judge Anita Brody in Pennsylvania about the NFL Concussion Settlement, Kevin Turner, a former running back for the Philadelphia Eagles, released a statement urging the retired player plaintiffs and families to agree to the settlement...

 

HTMLWhen and How to Report Ethics Violations
Paul S. Devine, Seth L. Laver, Jessica L. Wuebker; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on November 19, 2014
The legal profession is somewhat unique in that it permits self-policing. An attorney has an obligation to report misconduct; however, a threat to report misconduct may itself run afoul of the ethical rules. At issue are at least two competing rules of professional conduct. We all want to make sure...

 

HTMLRestricting Employee Online Activity? Be Careful
Seth L. Laver, Michael P. Luongo, Patrick B. Naylon; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014
Professionals take great pains to develop a positive reputation. Consequently, like all employers, many professionals monitor employee online activity to ensure that it adheres to internal policies and ethical standards. At times, employers may be justified, or even expected, to take action to...

 

HTMLWhat’s in Your Breakfast Sanwich? The Eighth Circuit Weighs in on Accidental Product Contamination Policies and Voluntary Product Recalls
Michael S. Saltzman, Joel J. Terragnoli; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 26, 2014, previously published on November 26, 2014
In Hot Stuff Foods, LLC v. Houston Casualty Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 21727 (8th Cir. Nov. 17, 2014), the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a lower court decision holding that a food company’s voluntary recall was covered under an ‘accidental product...

 

HTMLAccidental Death Benefits are Payable Drowning, Even if Seizure Involved, was Cause of Death
Fallyn B. Cavalieri, Sarah J. Delaney; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 26, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014
In Chanthavong v. Union Security Ins. Co., (11/04/2014), the deceased, Corey Carter, was found in April of 2012, having accidentally drowned in his bathtub. Carter held a group life insurance policy established by his employer through defendant insurer that was subject to the provisions off the...

 

HTMLDrafting History or Purpose Does Not Undermine Plain Language: Illinois Federal Court Enforces Insured-Versus-Insured Exclusion
Kevin P. Lolli, Jonathan L. Schwartz; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 26, 2014, previously published on November 24, 2014
In Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. of America v. Bernhardt, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152416 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 28, 2014), the Northern District of Illinois granted summary judgment in favor of Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America (Travelers), finding it had no duty to defend or indemnify...

 


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