Tag Archives: Upholds

Seventh Circuit Upholds Illinois’ ZEC Program and Leaves the Door Open for State Subsidization of Generation

On September 13, 2018, in Electric Power Supply Association v. Star (Case No. 17-2433 and 17-2445), the Seventh Circuit upheld a district court decision finding that Illinois’ zero emissions credit (ZEC) program (i.e., its nuclear subsidy) was not preempted by … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Supreme Court Upholds Post-Employment Compensation Split in Divorce

When a couple gets divorced, one of the first things the court needs to figure out is which property is marital property and which property is separate property. Typically, any property brought into the household during the marriage will be … Continue reading

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California Court of Appeal Upholds Meal Period Waiver in Collective Bargaining Agreement Continue Reading…

On August 13, 2018, in Ehret v. WinCo Foods, the California Court of Appeal held that a provision in a collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) regarding employees’ meal periods during shifts lasting between five and six hours effectively waived employees’ rights … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Appellate Court Upholds Summary Judgment for Insurer in Dispute Regarding the Requirement that Physicians Perform Medical Examinations in PIP Insurance Claims

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident in Massachusetts, you may be able to seek compensation through the at-fault driver’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) auto insurance policy. In order to receive benefits, there are several procedures and rules … Continue reading

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Court upholds Revocation of CNA Certification for tying nursing home resident’s wheelchair to handrail

A Certified Nurses’ Aide who worked in a New Jersey nursing home has lost her Certification for tying a resident’s wheelchair to the hallway handrail, causing agitation, distress and confinement of the resident. The act was found to constitute abuse & neglect, … Continue reading

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