Article: Texas Judge Rules DACA Program Illegal
A federal judge declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created under the Obama administration as unlawful.
Article: Supreme Court Rejects Johnson & Johnson Appeal of $2 Billion Talc Verdict
On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Johnson & Johnson to vacate a $2 billion verdict.
Article: Riding Bicycles Safely this Summer
Lots of people are excited to get out and about this summer. For many, that means taking to the streets and trails on a bicycle.
Article: Repetitive Motion Injuries at Work
Injuries that develop over time after continuously performing a task for weeks, months, or years are called repetitive motion injuries.
Article: Premises Liability - Personal Injuries in Public Spaces Due to Negligence
Premises liability is a subset of personal injury law that applies to many public and private spaces, including stores and public sidewalks.
Article: Keeping Pedestrians Safe
Pedestrian safety is not solely the responsibility of pedestrians; every driver carries just as much responsibility as any pedestrian.
Article: Federal Independent Contractor Rule Rescinded
A Trump-era rule known as the "Independent Contractor Rule" which limited some workers' rights was rescinded yesterday.
Article: Exempt vs Non-Exempt
There are two types of employees: exempt and non-exempt. This sounds like the setup to a joke, but classification actually has some very important distinctions in how the rules of employment law apply employees.
Article: Covid-Related Employment Law Stories in the News
Two news stories involving the intersection between the COVID-19 pandemic and employment law have been recently reported.
Article: Advance Parole - Permission for Re-entry to the US Without a Visa
Advance parole is an immigration travel document for leaving and re-enter the United States without harming pending immigration applications.