New York State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, has made waves in recent months by subpoenaing the popular “apartment-sharing” website AirBNB for information on more than 15,000 of the website’s hosts in New York City.
The EEOC sued a Denver beverage distributor under the ADA, claiming that it eliminated a legally blind employee’s job as a driver’s helper, and refused to hire him as a night warehouse loader because it believed that he could not safely perform the functions of loading cases of liquor and kegs of beer into trucks.
For the last year or so, the law has required a sizable chunk of U.S. video programming displayed on the Internet to be closed captioned. One type of programming has, however, been exempt from that requirement: video “clips” don’t need to be captioned, as opposed to “full-length” programming which, for the most part, does.
Christmas may be wrapped up for another year, but many will be continuing the celebrations with family, friends and coworkers as they ring in 2014. While holiday parties are an enjoyable way to spend time with loved ones and acquaintances alike, it is important to remember that there are still laws that must be followed to keep party-goers safe.
Meeting management is big business for governments at every level, and the recent enactment of SB 751 has many public agencies reviewing the policies and tools they use to manage their public meetings.
Happy Holidays everyone! Looking forward to 2014, we thought it might be good to review some issues that could result in claims on construction projects.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Law Requiring Permits for Oil and Gas Drilling in All Zoning Districts
Last week, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down a state law that required municipalities to permit oil and gas drilling in all zoning districts, including those designated exclusively for residential use.
Pursuant to Florida law, everyone who operates a motor vehicle in Florida is required to carry automobile insurance coverage. As part of the process of obtaining or renewing your driver’s license, you are usually required to show “proof of insurance” or to otherwise prove that you have adequate insurance coverage. What most people don’t understand is exactly how important it is to carry this insurance.
Many people have not yet heard or may not understand, but the Internet will expand vastly and quickly beyond the familiar .com, .org, and .edu top level domain names.
Complaints must state some specific claim or allegation based on facts. Courts won’t just take a person’s word for it that they’ve been wronged. Georr M. Birla was given several chances by the courts to amend his claim against the defendants, but never got it right. He appealed pro se from an order of the District Court dismissing his amended complaint.