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8th Circuit Affirms Denial of Coverage for Complication Resulting From Bariatric Surgery, a 'Non-Covered Expense' "Because Shafer's plan specifically excludes coverage of treatment for complications of weight-reduction surgery, neither Iowa law nor the ACA require that his treatment be covered," Judge Raymond W. Gruender wrote on behalf of the court. | 22 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In Insurance Premium Row, Washington Court Finds Online Pet Services Network 'Rover' Isn't Employer of Providers on Its Site "We acknowledge that this case involves a 'grey area' between a person who clearly is a worker and a person who clearly is not. However, we conclude under the specific facts of this case that the pet service providers were not working under an independent | 22 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
No 'Valid Reorganization Purpose': Judge Dismisses 3M Unit's Earplug Bankruptcy In a swift blow to 3M, U.S. Chief Bankruptcy Judge Jeffrey Graham, in Indianapolis, dismissed the Chapter 11 case of its subsidiary Aearo Technologies on Friday. "These cases were and are a litigation management tactic and not a rehabilitative effort," Gr | 23 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US Attorney's Office in California Launches $40M Suit Against Public Utility Over Historically Destructive 2017 Wildfire This complaint was first surfaced by Radar. | Jun 9, 2023 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Playing Sexually Derogatory Music at Work Can Constitute Sex Discrimination, 9th Circuit Rules "Although we have not before addressed the specific issue of music-as-harassment, this court and our sister circuits have recognized Title VII redress for other auditory offenses in the workplace and for derogatory conduct to which all employees are expos | Jun 9, 2023 9:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal Judge Rules New 'Earned Sick Time Law' Preempted, Citing 'Significant' Service Disruptions in Airline Industry The Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law would give crucial airline employees, such as ground crews and flight attendants, excessive reasons to be absent, which would result in large service disruptions, a federal judge ruled.& | Jun 9, 2023 9:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
State Appeals Court: Commercial Tenant's Email to Landlord Constituted 'Effective Notice' to Prevent Automatic Lease Renewal Despite a provision in a commercial lease that prohibited electronic notice, the Massachusetts Appeals Court sided with a tenant in holding that an email to its landlord constituted effective notice to opt out of an automatic five-year lease extension. | Jun 9, 2023 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'New Wave of Litigation' Expected on Proposed Title IX Changes, Now Delayed Until October "The proposed new regulations will revoke or erode a wide array of procedural protections that have safeguarded both complainants and respondents over the last few years," said Patricia Hamill, a member and co-chair of the Title IX and campus discipline p | Jun 9, 2023 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Insurance Coverage Suit by Nashville Bar That Was Site of 2020 Bombing Removed to Federal Court This case was first surfaced by Radar. | Jun 9, 2023 8:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Law Firm Merger 'Does Not Give Them Immunity' From Former Employees' Claims Under NJLAD "Because of the LAD's remedial purpose, Beneduci's claim that the decision not to transition her employment from Graham Curtin to McElroy was based on discriminatory factors may constitute a viable cause of action," stated Chief Judge, Thomas W. Sumners J | Jun 9, 2023 8:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend