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August is approaching and some of you may be preparing to send children off to college or back to college. If your child is age 18 or older, you can take some simple steps to improve your access to your child’s medical information and financial...

The Department of Justice announced on June 27, 2019 that David Brock Lovelace, the owner of DBL Management LLC, was found guilty by a federal jury in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida of conspiracy to pay healthcare...

Edwards v. 4JLJ, LLC, No. 2:15-CV-299 (S.D. Tex. Jan. 11, 2019) - In this case seeking unpaid overtime wages, the court previously imposed sanctions against the defendants for their discovery abuses. This order denied their motion to reconsider...

Late Friday, the Federal Trade Commission hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine for the social media company’s range of privacy violations over the past few years....
By: Robins Kaplan LLP

While the Town of Halfmoon (“Town”) in Saratoga County, New York,  may be far from any given reader, the issues in Micklas v. Town of Halfmoon Planning Board, 170 A.D.3d 1483 (3d Dep’t 2019), are close to the heart: whether a golf course may brew...

On July 12, 2019, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (“AB”) 1054, which introduces major changes to the way California addresses wildfires in an emergency effort to financially stabilize the State’s electric utilities following catastrophic losses...

JW Way Fundamental #14: Work Smart - "Be organized and plan work for maximium efficiency. Have tools necessary before starting your work. Be thoughtful about your schedule and have a game plan for calls, taks, the workday. Establish priorities and...

1. Product Safety - 1.1 Legal Framework - The main laws and regulations governing product safety in the United States include: The Consumer Product Safety Act of 1972, 15 U.S.C. § 2051 et seq, created the Consumer Protection Safety Commission...

On July 8, 2019, in Merck & Co., Inc. v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, the US District Court for the District of Columbia invalidated a final rule pursuant to which pharmaceutical manufacturers would have to disclose the list...

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