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HTMLPremises Liability 101: Business Owner Liability for Crimes on Their Property
Paul Dominick, Ed Hughes; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
October 6, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014
The legal theory of premises liability holds property owners responsible for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. The law in this area is highly developed and can differ from state to state. Premises liability claims are wide ranging - from slip-and-fall accidents to intentional...

 

HTMLTitle VII at 50: What's New?
Cherie Blackburn; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 9, 2014, previously published on September 3, 2014
This summer marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, legislation first introduced by President John F. Kennedy in response to the growing civil rights movement. For employers, the most important component of the act is Title VII, which prohibits employment discrimination on the...

 

HTMLAn Update of Flow Control Jurisprudence since United Haulers
Tommy Lavender; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 2, 2014, previously published on August 29, 2014
Since United Haulers Association v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, 550 U.S. 330, 344 (2007), most courts have upheld local flow control ordinances as constitutional under that holding. Plaintiffs in the cases since United Haulers have asserted a multitude of arguments in an...

 

HTML“P3” is Way More than a New Buzzword
Jeff Reichard; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 20, 2014, previously published on August 19, 2014
August 23rd marks the one-year anniversary of House Bill 857 (“HB 857”) becoming law in North Carolina. Through the enactment of HB 857, the Tar Heel state opened its doors to what is commonly referred to across the country as “P3,” which is shorthand for public-private...

 

HTMLActions May Speak Louder than Words: Can Franchise Agreements Protect Franchisors from Liability as Joint Employers?
David Dubberly, Ted P. Pearce; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has created a buzz within the franchise community by announcing that McDonald's may be responsible as a "joint employer" for alleged unfair labor practices of some of its franchisees. Employees of franchisees have filed more than 180 unfair labor...

 

HTMLEntrepreneurial Growth and Recruitment Strategy: An Economic Development Formula for Success
Ernest C. Pearson; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
Historically, most local economic development efforts, or regional efforts among a group of counties, have focused on business recruitment. These efforts have generally been focused on large business recruitment projects. This has often been referred to as the “buffalo hunt.” In...

 

HTMLWheaton College Order Changes Landscape of Contraceptive Mandate for Religious Nonprofit Organizations
Jim Rourke; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014
Last Thursday, while many of us were preparing for the long weekend ahead, the U.S. Supreme Court was hard at work, issuing an order that may have far-reaching implications for religious nonprofit organizations.

 

HTMLHigh Court Rules Autopsy Reports Exempt from the SC Freedom of Information Act
Bob Coble; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
The Court ruled that an autopsy report is exempt from the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") disclosure requirements. This is the second opinion in the last month by the Court that restricts the reach of the FOIA.

 

HTMLFourth Circuit Determines Whistleblower Termination Not Retaliatory Discharge Under Sarbanes-Oxley
Molly Hughes Cherry; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014
The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled recently that an employee’s termination after reporting his company’s potential connection to export violations and insider trading did not amount to a retaliatory discharge under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Feldman v. Law Enforcement...

 

HTMLSouth Carolina Supreme Court Rules in FOIA Case
Bob Coble; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 11, 2014, previously published on July 1, 2014
The South Carolina Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in Lambries v Saluda County Council.

 


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