This is our general litigation issues blog. To go to our insurance coverage blog, click here.
Mon Feb 6, 2017
Do employees have a right to express political views in the office?
American politics: Where friendships and workplace productivity go to die. Can an employer safely prohibit political speech in the office?Read More
Tue Jan 10, 2017
How proper documentation can defeat a whistleblower suit
Documents have an impeccable memory. Proper documentation often wins lawsuits. Lousy documentation often loses them. Here’s a real-life example from a recent whistleblower case.Read More
Fri Dec 9, 2016
When key executives turn the company into a personal piggy bank
Keeping problem employees around for too long is asking for trouble. Just ask a major furniture company that recently got burned.Read More
Wed Sep 28, 2016
Cybersecurity: What does the Supreme Court’s Spokeo decision mean for your business?
A lot has been written about the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Spokeo case, regarding whether and when a plaintiff can sue your company for the unauthorized disclosure of incorrect personal...Read More
Sat Sep 3, 2016
Shortening the statute of limitations for discrimination cases?
Can management shorten the time within which claims must be brought under anti-discrimination statutes? According to the New Jersey Supreme Court, the answer is no, because of public policy.Read More
Tue Jun 14, 2016
Successfully enforcing non-competition agreements
With the economy still struggling, we’ve been receiving a lot of inquiries from companies seeking to enforce non-compete agreements against former employees. Such agreements can help protect...Read More
Fri May 20, 2016
The serious risk of employer liability for breaches of employee data
Willie Sutton, the famous bank robber, supposedly said that he robbed banks because “that’s where the money is.” But if Willie were alive today, he’d probably consider bank robberies to be...Read More
Tue Apr 26, 2016
Why your employment manual is a disaster: The trial lawyer’s perspective
We’re often asked to review employment manuals for our clients. (What an exciting life!!!) And because we’re primarily a litigation and insurance coverage shop, we’re acutely aware of...Read More