Tag Archives: Duty

“Common Law Duty to Protect Employee Data Undercuts Contractual Liability Exclusion”

Sexy title, I know.  On November 21, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Dittman v. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center that employers have a duty to use reasonable care to protect employee data.  This ruling dramatically expands the viability of negligence … Continue reading

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Court Determines Landowner Does Not Have a Legal Duty to Trim Trees Near Intersection in Recent Car Accident Case

Recently, a state appellate court issued an opinion in a personal injury case involving an accident victim’s claim that the defendant landowner’s failure to trim the trees on their property was the cause of the plaintiff’s injuries. Ultimately, the court … Continue reading

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Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Non-Delegable Duty in Florida Personal Injury Cases

We have pending on appeal before the Third District Court of Appeal the question whether a homeowner’s association is liable under the non-delegable duty doctrine for the negligence of a third party. The association undertook the reconstruction of a boat … Continue reading

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Staffing issues, contracting out bargaining unit work, and a duty to bargain

Each of these topics is the subject of recent  court action.In MultiCare Health Systems v. Washington State Nurses Association, the Ninth Circuit reversed a District Court order vacating certain remedies ordered in an award of Arbitrator Douglas P. Hammond. The Union's grievance claimed that … Continue reading

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Remedies for Breach of Fiduciary Duty by a California Real Estate Syndicator or Other Real Estate Professional

Author: Staff Investing in California real estate often requires assistance from real estate professionals, who have specialized education and experience in particular aspects of the real estate business. The term “professional” often means that a person has obtained a license or … Continue reading

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