Bankruptcy and Restructuring

Surviving a Rough Patch

During the current pandemic, people and companies have choices as to how they will respond. These responses will run the gamut of emotions and practices....

Casualty Litigation

Political Affiliations and Jury Selection: Using Social Media and Voir Dire to Impact Juror Selection and Outcomes

With today’s ever-changing political climate, a juror’s political affiliation is an important factor to consider...

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Commercial Litigation

Creditors Beware: Pitfalls Lurking in the CARES Act and Local Orders

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) provides, among other things, for...

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Casualty Litigation

Using Vicarious Liability to Defeat Employer Negligence Claims

In lawsuits involving commercial trucking accidents, plaintiffs frequently sue the driver’s employer for vicarious liability...

Professional Liability

4th DCA Affirms Mental Healthcare Providers Owe No Legal Duty to Warn Unidentifiable Potential Victims

The Fourth District Court of Appeal issued its opinion in Pollack v. Cruz on May...

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Employment and Labor

SCOTUS Rules LGBTQ Workers are Protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

Federal ruling clarifies the confusion of the circuit courts that workplace discrimination based on sexual...

Class Actions

INSIGHT: TCPA Is Not in Quarantine During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The FCC has exempted certain calls and texts related to the Covid-19 pandemic from TCPA...

Employment and Labor

SCOTUS Has Ruled: Federal Civil Rights Law Protects LGBTQ in the Workplace

Employers have long known that gender stereotyping is not allowed under Title VII of the...

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Bankruptcy and Restructuring

CARES Act Update: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Provides Additional Relief for Small Businesses

Congress passed new legislation to extend and relax the loan forgiveness requirements of the Paycheck...

Casualty Litigation

COVID-19 General Liability Concerns for Restaurants and Bars as Florida Enters Phase 2

On June 3, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida (exclusive of some South Florida...

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