Tag Archives: Federal

Getting PAID – A New Path for Employers to Address Federal Wage and Hour Violations

It is a dilemma that many employers have faced. You discover that your company violated federal law on minimum wage or overtime payments. You want to fix the problem, but you do not know how to do so without prompting … Continue reading

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Federal and State Courts Deny Daubert and Kemp Motions; Set Stage for Abilify Trials

There is good news for those suffering from injuries caused by Abilify. It comes in the form of an order denying summary judgment against the several hundred plaintiffs. The news comes from Robins Kaplan LLP®. Before I let them explain … Continue reading

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Will Pruitt join Sessions In Expanding the Federal Government’s Attack on California?

It’s no secret that the Trump Administration has it out for California.  Attorney General Jeff Sessions just sued the state for its refusal to aid Immigration and Customs Enforcement in detaining undocumented immigrants.  Donald Trump just claimed that highly popular … Continue reading

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Changes for Individuals in New Federal Tax Law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted in December 2017, is the most significant change to the U.S. Tax Code since 1986 and dramatically alters the tax landscape for individuals. A number of changes take effect this year, while other … Continue reading

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Should Property Owners Pursue Takings Claims in State or Federal Court?

When state and local governments impose unreasonable conditions or exactions on private property, owners pursuing a regulatory takings claim often face a maze of procedural obstacles just to have their case heard. I once described these procedural obstacles as resembling … Continue reading

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