Tag Archives: Impacts

The Economy Impacts Broker Relationships

The economic crisis is changing how medium sized commercial insureds view the purchase of insurance, and this change is having an impact on their broker relationships. Not surprisingly, value, a euphemism for price, is becoming more important and broker relationships … Continue reading

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Arguing Impacts By Proxy: Fourth District Holds CEQA Does Not Require EIR Absent Evidence That Subdivision Approval Actually Violated Applicable Land Use Regulations Adopted to Mitigate Environmental Impacts

In an opinion filed August 10, and later ordered published on September 7, 2018, the Fourth District Court of Appeal (Div. 2) affirmed a judgment denying Friends of Riverside’s Hills’ (FRH) writ petition challenging a residential development permit and related … Continue reading

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How Income Shares Impacts Child Support

Last year, Illinois adopted the income shares model to calculate child support. With this model, the way child is calculated in Illinois has significantly changed. If you are going through a divorce and wondering how the income share model will … Continue reading

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The D.C. Circuit Holds that Hydroelectric Facilities May Not Ignore Historic Impacts In Relicensing

Earlier this month, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision that is a must-read for anyone who will be needing at some point to relicense an existing hydroelectric facility.  The short version is the status quo may no … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Ruling That ALJs Are Unconstitutional Impacts LHWCA and DBA Claims

A decision today by the United States Supreme Court impacts administrative law judges serving in the Department of Labor who adjudicate claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission On … Continue reading

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