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HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Upholds Privacy Rights for Los Angeles Hotel Operators
Michael C. Douglass; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015
In a win for privacy advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a City of Los Angeles municipal ordinance permitting warrantless police searches of hotel registries is unconstitutional. The subject ordinance (Los Angeles Municipal Code section 41.49 3(a)) required hotel operators to hand over...

 

HTMLDealing with Product Liability Down Under
Thomas M. DeMicco, Bettina Sorbello; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on June 19, 2015
Up to now, we have written about many different topics on this site that focus on how product liability issues are litigated in the United States. Through a collaborative effort with our friends at the Australia-based law firm DibbsBarker, we offer the first in a series of blog posts and articles...

 

HTMLWelcome to the Digital Age, Officer
Michael C. Douglass; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015
California SB 178 Seeks to Apply Warrant Requirement to Electronic Devices and Online Data

 

HTMLCritical Regulations and Libel Suit Raise Adverse Publicity Coverage Issues
Joseph F. Bermudez; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015
Brand is everything! The ability and opportunities to extend a brand’s reach are vast, with the smallest companies able to brand globally. Equally important is protecting an established brand. Competitors and consumers can criticize, attack, protest, boycott, complain about and even...

 

HTMLTwitter Terrorism: Criminals Choose the Hack Attack
Ian A. Stewart, Scott Sweeney; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
In what appears to be yet another brazen demonstration of capability following an earlier hijack of government social media sites, a group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) recently hacked into the U.S. Army’s main news and public information website, positing its own message...

 

HTMLProposed California Legislation Would Mandate Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Disclosures Statewide
Kristin N. Ivanco, Nicolas P. Martin; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015
California Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) has introduced and sponsored Assembly Bill No. 597, the Asbestos Tort Claim Trust Transparency Act, which if passed would require asbestos plaintiffs to disclose all asbestos bankruptcy trust claim documents in asbestos tort actions. These...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Appeals Court Adopts Two-Prong Continuity and Profit Motive Test to Determine Whether Business Pursuits Exclusion Applies Under Homeowners' Policy
William T. Bogaert, Kara Thorvaldsen; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 7, 2015
The Massachusetts Appeals Court has provided some much needed guidance on the “business pursuits exclusion” in a recent coverage dispute between a homeowners’ insurer and a commercial liability insurer. In Preferred Mutual Ins. Co. v. Vermont Mut. Ins. Co., Mass. App. Ct. No....

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Upholds Disparate-Impact Claims in Fair Housing Act Cases
Robert A. Spolzino; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2015, previously published on July 2, 2015
On June 25, 2015, in Texas Dep't of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project , the U.S. Supreme Court held that a plaintiff may establish a prima facie case under the Fair Housing Act (FHA) on the basis of statistical evidence that a governmental policy causes a disparate...

 

HTMLEleventh Circuit Denies Coverage for Wrongful Acts of Directors and Officers That Arose Out of Their Wrongful Acts as Trustees, an Uninsured Capacity
Thomas M. Spitaletto, James K. Thurston; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015
On Monday, June 22, 2015, the Eleventh Circuit, in The Langdale Company v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, No. 14-12723 (11th Cir. 2015), ruled for the insurer on a “capacity” exclusion in a director and officer policy that precluded coverage for loss in...

 

HTMLSupreme Court’s Marriage Decision Should Prompt Employers’ Review of All Employment Policies
Angela M. Duerden, Dean A. Rocco; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015
“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. ... Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek...

 


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