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Appeals Court in Dallas Affirms Trial Court’s Denial of City’s Plea to Jurisdiction in Discrimination Lawsuit

One of the most common issues in a Dallas employment discrimination lawsuit is whether the reasons for the defendant employer’s adverse employment action (such as termination, demotion, or failure to promote) were legitimate or pretextual. In deciding whether the employer … Continue reading

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Benefits Review Board Affirms Denial of LHWCA Death Benefits

In a recent case, Hale v. BAE Systems, BRB No. 17-0523 (October 10, 2018), the Benefits Review Board (BRB) affirmed the denial of death benefits under Section 33(g) of the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA). Hale v. BAE … Continue reading

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Buyer, Keeper, Forever? Second Circuit Affirms Decision that Music Files Purchased Online Cannot Be Resold Online

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals returned a favorable ruling for major record companies in a copyright infringement case on December 12, 2018.  The ruling came down in Capitol Records, LLC v. ReDigi Inc., a lawsuit involving an online platform … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Affirms Akorn Decision

The Delaware Supreme Court, in Akorn, Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi AG, et al., Del. Supr., No. 535, 2018 (Dec. 7, 2018), affirmed in a 4-page order, two days after oral argument, the Court of Chancery’s 253-page decision which was highlighted on these pages, and … Continue reading

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BRB Affirms Award Widow’s DBA Death Benefits

The Benefits Review Board (“BRB”) recently entered a Decision and Order in Dill v. Service Employees International (BRB No. 18-0014, October 11, 2018), affirming the Administrative Law Judge’s (ALJ) award of death benefits under the Defense Base Act (DBA) as an … Continue reading

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