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  1. Appellate Watch: Eleventh Circuit Asked to Interpret Contractual Liability Exclusion In D&O PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | JD Supra

    Because insurers generally draft their own policies, it is a common rule of construction that ambiguous terms will be construed against the insurers. However, in Bond Safeguard Ins.

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  2. Recent H-2B Program Changes Require Careful Planning by EmployersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    The H-2B program provides visas for temporary, non-agricultural positions to foreign nationals in the United States. Traditionally, employers have used the H-2B program to fill positions whose temporariness can be demonstrated either because the employer has an "intermittent," "seasonal," "one-time occurrence," or "peakload" need.

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  3. West Virginia part of lawsuit challenging federal water ruleRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  4. Even Planned Surgery May Be "Unforeseeable" Under the FMLARead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | JD Supra

    Employees seeking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act are supposed to give 30 days' notice if the need for leave is "foreseeable," but what does "foreseeable" mean? Based on a recent 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision, even elective surgery which could be planned far in advance, if "relatively urgent," would not be foreseeable and thus not require 30 days' advance notice of the need for leave. In White v.

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  5. Madison County Sheriff's Department settles excessive force claim in privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Joanna Atnip, who claimed she was flung to her back porch and arrested after not allowing her adult daughter in the house, has settled a civil lawsuit against Sheriff Blake Dorning and two of his deputies. Chief Deputy David Jernigan said on Monday that the insurance company handled the settlement.

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  6. Supreme Court: Gay Marriage Bans Like Florida's Are UnconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Today the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States released their decision on Obergefell v.

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  7. Eleventh Circuit Case Delivers Big Win for Contractors Seeking Insurance CoverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has issued an important opinion that is good for contractors making claims on general liability policies, and not so good for the insurers issuing those policies. Specifically, the Eleventh Circuit reversed the District Court's decision in favor of the insurer, and directed that judgment be entered in favor of the contractor establishing that the insurer was obligated to satisfy a $350,000 judgment entered against the contractor and in favor of the property owner in a separate lawsuit.

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  8. Protection of Identities Not Identical Under Lanham Act 43Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | JD Supra

    In Tartell v. South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's finding that the plaintiff's personal name had acquired distinctiveness as a trademark and that the defendant infringed his protectible trademark interest in it.

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  9. All About That Base: Claim Against Fat Loss Supplement Maker Fails For Lack of AscertainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | JD Supra

    Adam Karhu bought a dietary supplement called VPX Meltdown Fat Incinerator in reliance on advertising by Vital Pharmaceuticals, Inc. that Meltdown would result in fat loss. Concerned that Meltdown did not in fact result in loss of girth "in all the right places,"1 if at all, Karhu filed a class action suit in the Southern District of Florida alleging that Meltdown's advertising was false.

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  10. Eleventh Circuit Upholds Wire Fraud Conviction of Defendant Who Did...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | JD Supra

    On June 9, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a Florida district court's refusal to acquit Linda Deavers, an Indianapolis real estate broker, of four counts of wire fraud. In doing so, the Eleventh Circuit found that Ms.

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  11. Eleventh Circuit: Enforcement of a Security Interest Is Not Debt CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | JD Supra

    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently reaffirmed that enforcement of a security interest alone is not debt collection regulated by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act . In Dunavant v.

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  12. Justice Thomas to 11th Circuit: Stop Lien StrippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Daily Business Review

    The U.S. Supreme Court rejects a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on second-mortgage lien stripping in Chapter 7 bankruptcies.

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  13. SEC Enforcement Defendants Descend on Georgia for Judicial Relief...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | JD Supra

    It is often hot in Georgia this time of year. In one particular Georgia federal court, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been feeling some of that heat on an issue of significant interest to subjects of SEC administrative enforcement proceedings.

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  14. Appeals Court Rules Against Groups That Wa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    The case concerns the orca Lolita that has lived at the Seaquarium since 1970. Last year, a Miami federal judge dismissed the groups' lawsuit alleging that the tank holding Lolita violates USDA standards under the Animal Welfare Act.

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  15. Insurer not obligated to pay for CEOa s embezzlement, renewal liesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Business Insurance

    Scottsdale Insurance Indemnity Co. is not obligated to indemnify a building maintenance company for the more than $2 million embezzled by its CEO and chief financial officer because of false answers she had provided on the firm's insurance renewal application, says an appeals court, in upholding a lower court ruling.

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  16. Appeals Court Sides With Seaquarium In Lolita FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | CBS Local

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    Jun 22, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A review of the Eleventh Circuit's opinion on the application of FDIC's "golden parachute" rule, and an analysis on the dismissal of wrongful foreclosure and lender liability claims pursuant to the Rooker-Feldman doctrine. In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we consider two recent opinions from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

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  18. Failed drug-test requirement costs Florida taxpayers $1.5 million in legal feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Florida taxpayers are on the hook for more than $1.5 million in legal fees - including nearly $1 million to civil-rights lawyers -because of Gov. Rick Scott's failed push to force welfare applicants and tens of thousands of state workers to submit to suspicionless drug tests. The state agreed earlier this month to pay $600,000 to the Florida Justice Institute and the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, which represented a single father who sued the Department of Children and Families over a 2011 welfare drug-testing law.

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  19. Taxpayer tab in drug test lawsuits tops $1.5MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida taxpayers are on the hook for more than $1.5 million in legal fees --- including nearly $1 million to civil-rights lawyers --- because of Gov. Rick Scott's failed push to force welfare applicants and tens of thousands of state workers to submit to drug tests. The state agreed earlier this month to pay $600,000 to the Florida Justice Institute and the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, which represented a single father who sued the Department of Children and Families over a 2011 welfare drug-testing law.

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  20. Split Eleventh Circuit panel discusses reasonableness review at great lengthRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    More than a full decade after the Supreme Court's Booker decision, federal circuit courts and judges continue to struggle with their post- Booker responsibility to review sentences for reasonableness. That struggle is on full display today in the lengthy Eleventh Circuit panel ruling in US v.

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