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Admitting evidence of prior disciplinary action taken against the charged party

Admitting evidence of prior disciplinary action taken against the charged partyOATH Index No. 2310/17Although the New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Administrative Law Judge Joycelyn McGeachy-Kuls ruled that evidence of prior discipline is not admissible to prove … Continue reading

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Judge Sleet Denies SurgiQuest’s JMOL Motion After Finding Evidence Was Sufficient to Support Jury’s Verdict of False Advertising and Unfair Competition

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Gregory M. Sleet in SurgiQuest v. Lexion Medical, LLC., Civil Action No. 14-382-GMS (D.Del. May 16, 2018), the Court denied Plaintiff/Counterclaim-Defendant SurgiQuest’s renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law (“JMOL Motion”) … Continue reading

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Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data

NBER [access req’d]: Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data. Henry S. Farber, Daniel Herbst, Ilyana Kuziemko, Suresh Naidu. NBER Working Paper No. 24587 Issued in May 2018, “It is well-documented that, since at least … Continue reading

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Motions to “Suppress” Evidence – What are they and how to they work?

Judges cannot allow juries to hear evidence that was obtained illegally or in violation of the 4th Amendment to the Constitution. A defense lawyer can file a “Motion to Suppress” evidence that he or she believes fits these categories. A … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents Reverses Decision Awarding Benefits to Employee Injured in Slip and Fall Accident, Based on Lack of Sufficient Evidence

When you are injured at work, you can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Massachusetts law requires certain employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance, which means that an insurance company will typically be the entity that handles your claim. … Continue reading

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