In a personal injury action, whether a Plaintiff has pre-existing injuries and whether a Plaintiff alleges the need for future surgical intervention is relevant to the issue of medical damages in Nevada.
You receive a doctor’s note stating that one of your employees is receiving medical treatment, cannot work, and is expected to be unable to work for several months. Do you have to hold the employee’s job open for him?
It’s that time of the year again. Lights are being put up on rooftops, stores crowd with shoppers buying presents, and holiday planning for family gatherings begin. The holiday season is usually an occasion of festive and happy times.
IN THIS ISSUE: EMPLOYMENT: Employer Drives Away From Liability for Employee’s Use of Employer’s Car, INSURANCE: Another Important SIR Decision
The recent California case of American Safety Indemnity Co. v. Admiral Insurance Co. (2013) 220 Cal. App. 4th 1, confirms that policy language must be unambiguous when an insurer seeks to limit its obligations under an insurance policy.
A California Appellate Court recently ruled in Baker v. Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. that an employer could not be found vicariously liable for injuries its employee sustained while driving a company car on personal business.
IN THIS ISSUE: CONSTRUCTION: Court of Appeals Interprets SB 800 Time Limitations as Inapplicable Where Actual Damage is Alleged to Have Occurred. FAMILY LAW: Why Social Media Should Be Avoided During a Divorce
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media websites have become an integral part of how people interact with one another in today’s culture.
Court of Appeals Interprets SB 800 Time Limitations as Inapplicable Where Actual Damage is Alleged to Have Occurred
California’s Right to Repair Act, set forth at California Civil Code Sections 895-945.5, and commonly referred to as “SB 800,” allows homeowners to recover the cost to repair certain specified construction defects even though no actual damages have yet occurred because of the defects.
IN THIS ISSUE: PERSONAL INJURY: Event Data Recorders and Automobile Accident Litigation, INSURANCE: An Unpaid Self-Insured Retention