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Required Clearance for Electrical Lines Over Buildings – both vertical and horizontal – under the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)

A downed electrical line coming into contact with a building or person can result in electrical shock or fire. In order to protect buildings and the occupants inside them from injury or death, the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) created … Continue reading

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Eleventh Circuit Rules that Express Threat of Litigation Not Required to Implicate FDCPA

On April 5, 2019, in Holzman v. Malcom S. Gerald & Assocs., Inc., 2019 WL 1495642, the Eleventh Circuit held that an express threat of litigation is not required to state a claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act … Continue reading

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Required Clearance for Electrical Lines Over Roads under National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)

Electrical lines over roads can cause serious injury if a person, truck, or extension ladder come into contact with the charged line. Because of the risk of injury posed by overhead electrical lines, the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) publishes … Continue reading

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Action Required: Privacy Shield Participants Must Update Privacy Policies for Brexit

With the deadline for a no-deal Brexit looming—the UK’s exit date from the European Union is now slated for April 12—companies certified to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield should update their Privacy Shield privacy policies if they have not done so … Continue reading

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Just cause for termination, but City failed to establish discipline was taken within 180 days as required. Employee reinstated

In a case that has received considerable publicity, Arbitrator Don Williams has ordered the reinstatement of a San Antonio police officer the City had dismissed for allegedly leaving a "feces sandwich" in an area where officers were attempting to move … Continue reading

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