Tag Archives: Duties

No Injunction Against 232 Duties

Yes, I know it has been a while. Trust me, I feel the guilt of not posting. At the Georgetown update last month, someone actually asked me "What happened to the Customs Law Blog?" That hurt. Like most people in … Continue reading

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Business Personal Property Coverage – Duties Of Insured

Like all property insurance policies, the Business Personal Property (BPP) policy imposes a number of duties on the insured.  Insurance attorneys will tell these duties constitute conditions precedent to coverage; that is, the insured must comply with these requirements before … Continue reading

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Deposition of Unum and Paul Revere Representative Provides Valuable Insight on Unum’s Approach to Determining “Material and Substantial” and “Important” Duties

Under many disability policies, claimants must show that they cannot perform the material and substantial, or the important duties of their occupations in order to qualify for long-term disability benefits.  Although these terms are essential to the determination of a … Continue reading

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A Texas Court of Appeals Explains Employees’ Fiduciary Duties in Texas

The Eighth Court of Appeals recently analyzed the question of whether regular non-executive level employees in Texas owe fiduciary duties to their employers and answered that question with a resounding “yes.” While the scope of the rank-and-file employees’ fiduciary duties … Continue reading

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Is the Inability to Perform the Required Duties of the Job Just Cause for a Public Employee’s Discharge? It Depends. (PART I)

In November 2017, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued an opinion concerning an arbitrator’s reinstatement of a state correctional officer (“CO”). The CO was responsible for monitoring inmates who worked on the prison’s loading dock. As far back as 2015, … Continue reading

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