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Transgender Discrimination Claims

December 9, 2016 | Eric Moody
Transgender discrimination has increasingly become a topic of concern for employers and insurance professionals who handle these claims.1 At the state level, some legislative bodies have even further confounded the issues surrounding equal protection for[...]

Protecting Organizations from Allegations of Employee Sexual Misconduct

February 8, 2013
It seems as if every time we turn on the news there is a new allegation of sexual abuse and assaults committed in the context of an employment relationship: teachers, day care workers, Boy Scout[...]

Florida Legislature Restores Caps On Attorney’s Fees In Workers’ Compensation Cases (October Litigation Quarterly 2009)

October 1, 2009
 On May 29, 2009, Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed into law House Bill 930.  The law was in direct response to the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling in Murray v. Mariner Health, 994 So. 2d 1051[...]

The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act And Its Impact On Employer Liability (June Litigation Quarterly 2009)

June 1, 2009 | Joshua Goldstein
In January, 2009 President Obama signed into law the “Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.”  The Act, in effect, overturns the widely publicized Supreme Court decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.[...]