Tag Archives: Lands

California Administrative Assistant Fired While on Medical Leave Lands $723K Judgment

There are various ways that an employer can be in violation of the workplace anti-discrimination provisions of the Fair Employment and Housing Act. With regard to employees with disabilities, the employer can become liable by failing to provide the employee … Continue reading

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Wag, the Dog-Walking Service, Lands $300 Million From SoftBank Vision Fund

Wag, the start-up behind an app that lets you book a dog walker, is the latest company to get the backing of the deep-pocketed investor Masayoshi Son. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Law 360: Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Lands Ex-Hinshaw & Culbertson Litigation Atty

CHICAGO (January 16, 2018) – Salvi Schostok & Pritchard PC has nabbed a 19-year veteran of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP as a litigation partner in Chicago, focusing on medical malpractice, product liability and trials work, the firm announced on Monday. Click … Continue reading

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Public Lands Watch: HR 4239

Tom Schumann drafted this blog post. Provisions tucked in a House oil and gas development bill would repeal one of the oldest conservation laws and scale back another. The provisions show House Republicans working to make rollbacks by the Trump … Continue reading

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New Cert Petition from 9th Circuit – Submerged Lands Act – Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. James Goldstene

Among the cases in my queue awaiting my analysis is Pacific Merchant Shipping Association v. Goldstene, which can be downloaded here. It relates to the Submerged Lands Act and whether it preempts state regulation of marine fuels. Not a simple … Continue reading

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