The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a church’s claim that denial of a setback variance substantially burdened its religious exercise under the Religious Land Use & Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).
4th DCA: Are You Required — As a Matter of Law — to Always Add a Donor’s Personal Representative to an Inter Vivos Gift Case?
When most lawyers think “inheritance” litigation, they assume you’re talking about some kind of will contest.
The number one class action lawsuit for several years running is FLSA claims for overtime pay.
To establish standing to enforce a promissory note, a lender must prove that it is the rightful holder of the negotiable instrument.
Opening Briefs Filed in Fourth Circuit Case On Use of Statistical Sampling to Prove FCA Liability – Could Have Far-Reaching Implications for FCA Defendants
As we previously reported in October 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is considering an interlocutory appeal regarding the use of statistical sampling to prove liability under the False Claims Act (FCA).
Can an employer have different physical fitness standards for men and women without running afoul of Title VII?
SCOTUS to Resolve Circuit Split Regarding Whether “Service Advisors” Are Exempt from Overtime and Consider Deference Owed to USDOL
On Friday, the United States Supreme Court agreed to resolve the current split among the Circuit Courts regarding whether “service advisors” are exempt from overtime under the 213(b)(10) exemption, an exemption applicable to any “salesman, partsman, or mechanic” who is primarily engaged in “selling or servicing automobiles.”
About a month ago, we reported on a Delaware trial court decision reducing a $75 million punitive award to $7.5 million in a transvaginal mesh case.
Fourth Circuit Holds Two Lawsuits Involve Interrelated Wrongful Acts Constituting Single “Claim” Where Allegations Establish “Common Nexus of Fact”
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has affirmed a trial court’s determination that an adversary proceeding brought by a bankruptcy trustee and subsequent suit by the trustee to recover on the judgment rendered in the first proceeding involved “interrelated wrongful acts” because they involved a “common nexus of fact” linked by common facts, a common transaction, and several common circumstances.
What’s That? What’s That? Fourth Circuit Upholds FCC Collocation Regulations Against 10th Amendment Challenge
No reason to be paranoid, but chances are the (electronic) voices you hear, and the words you are reading, come from a device (Android, iPhone or other) that relies on broadband technology.