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CORONAVIRUS CANCELLATIONS MEAN REVENUE LOSS, POTENTIAL LIABILITY

By Cynthia L. Cooper, ABA Journal | April 2nd, 2020  Litigation lawyer Vanessa L. Miller first took notice of the coronavirus spread in Wuhan, China, in early January. A partner at Foley & Lardner in Detroit, Miller knew that many automotive clients relied on that region for parts manufacturing. “We didn’t know how widespread the [...]

By |2020-04-03T19:07:57+00:00April 3rd, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on CORONAVIRUS CANCELLATIONS MEAN REVENUE LOSS, POTENTIAL LIABILITY

U. OF MIAMI CAN’T DODGE EX-STUDENT’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT

By Nathan Hale, Law360 | March 31st, 2020 Law360 (March 31, 2020,  7:23 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday threw out an ex-graduate student's claims that the University of Miami negligently handled her allegations of sexual harassment by a former professor, but left a path for her to pursue allegations that the [...]

By |2020-04-02T18:10:23+00:00March 31st, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on U. OF MIAMI CAN’T DODGE EX-STUDENT’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT

U. OF MIAMI CALLS EX-STUDENT’S HARASSMENT SUIT ‘FRIVOLOUS’

By Nathan Hale, Law360 | March 26th, 2020 Law360 (March 26, 2020,  9:19 PM EDT) -- The University of Miami asked a federal judge Thursday to sanction a former marketing graduate student and her counsel for filing and maintaining “frivolous” claims that the institution failed to address a former professor's alleged sexual harassment. The sanctions [...]

By |2020-03-31T14:59:58+00:00March 26th, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on U. OF MIAMI CALLS EX-STUDENT’S HARASSMENT SUIT ‘FRIVOLOUS’

POLL WORKERS DIDN’T SHOW UP AT SOME PRIMARY ELECTION PRECINCTS ON TUESDAY BECAUSE OF COVID-19 CONCERNS, LIMITING PEOPLE’S ABILITY TO VOTE

A voter wears a protective mask while exiting a polling station after casting a ballot in Miami, Florida, on March 17, 2020. Jayme Gershen—Bloomberg/Getty Images By Madeline Carlisle, TIME Magazine | March 17th, 2020 When Julie Snyder of Delray Beach, Fla., first tried to cast her vote Tuesday in the Democratic presidential primary, [...]

By |2020-04-02T18:25:24+00:00March 17th, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on POLL WORKERS DIDN’T SHOW UP AT SOME PRIMARY ELECTION PRECINCTS ON TUESDAY BECAUSE OF COVID-19 CONCERNS, LIMITING PEOPLE’S ABILITY TO VOTE

PLAINTIFFS ATTYS BANK ON NEW ADA THEORY FOR CASH AWARDS

By Carolina Bolado, Law360 | March 13, 2020 After years of settling for injunctive relief, some plaintiffs attorneys in Florida think they've found a way to open the door for money damages for their clients, testing a new theory that relies on trespass claims. The Americans with Disabilities Act provides for just injunctive relief and [...]

By |2020-03-18T17:09:46+00:00March 13th, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on PLAINTIFFS ATTYS BANK ON NEW ADA THEORY FOR CASH AWARDS

LAWSUITS FOLLOWING UNSOLICITED MARKETING TEXTS KEEPS PRESSURE ON TCPA COMPLIANCE

Recent Eleventh, Seventh and Second Circuit court rulings have some lawyers on edge regarding the possibility that a single unsolicited marketing text message is enough standing to bring a TCPA violation suit. By Victoria Hudgins, LegalTech News | February 26, 2020 For most, a random text from a company marketing a service or product is annoying. [...]

By |2020-03-18T17:33:56+00:00February 26th, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on LAWSUITS FOLLOWING UNSOLICITED MARKETING TEXTS KEEPS PRESSURE ON TCPA COMPLIANCE

‘I CAN’T TELL SOMEBODY THEY LOOK NICE?’: WEINSTEIN CASE REVEALS ‘NEW NORM’

Daily Business Review | Raychel Lean February 24, 2020 The #MeToo movement has attempted change the fabric of society in a radical way, according to legal ethics expert Jan Jacobowitz, who said it's resulted in a "sort of drastic time period" where the pendulum has swung very far in one direction. The criminal case against [...]

By |2020-02-25T18:56:02+00:00February 25th, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on ‘I CAN’T TELL SOMEBODY THEY LOOK NICE?’: WEINSTEIN CASE REVEALS ‘NEW NORM’

MIAMI BEACH SUED FOR $70M BY CONTRACTOR ON UNFINISHED CONVENTION CENTER

The city has issued a notice of default to Clark Construction Group and claims the city is entitled to damages. By Lidia Dinkova | January 30, 2020 The construction manager for the massive Miami Beach Convention Center redevelopment claims the city owes over $70 million for extra work resulting from the city’s many designs changes. [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:51:34+00:00January 30th, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on MIAMI BEACH SUED FOR $70M BY CONTRACTOR ON UNFINISHED CONVENTION CENTER

BUILDER SAYS MIAMI BEACH OWES $70M FOR CONVENTION CENTER

Law360 | By Carolina Bolado January 30, 2020 The construction company behind the Miami Beach Convention Center expansion claims in a new lawsuit that the city of Miami Beach is refusing to pay more than $70 million incurred because of the city’s design changes and other issues. In a complaint filed Wednesday in state court [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:47:03+00:00January 30th, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on BUILDER SAYS MIAMI BEACH OWES $70M FOR CONVENTION CENTER

MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER CONTRACTOR SUES CITY, ALLEGING $90M IN UNPAID WORK

Clark Construction alleges the city has not paid the firm and more than 30 subcontractors for some of the work it performed TRD MIAMI | By Keith Larsen January 29, 2020 During Art Basel Miami Beach, attendees enjoyed new exhibition space at the Miami Beach Convention Center, thanks to the completion of a half billion-dollar [...]

By |2020-01-30T16:58:34+00:00January 29th, 2020|MEDIA|Comments Off on MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER CONTRACTOR SUES CITY, ALLEGING $90M IN UNPAID WORK