On February 25, 2021, Wisconsin enacted a law that gives certain entities broad immunity from civil liability related to COVID-19 unless they acted recklessly or engaged in wanton conduct or intentional misconduct.
The Oregon Supreme Court recently held that an arbitrator's award of attorney fees, approved by a court, cannot be categorically limited where a defendant’s offer of judgment exceeds plaintiff’s ultimate recovery at trial.
We’ve seen a big increase in the use of data subject access requests (DSARs) over the last few years in the UK. Recently-updated guidance, on how to deal with these requests in practice, should provide some reassurance to employers.
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario made a $170,000 damage award to a vulnerable employee who, after being sexually harassed by her direct supervisor, engaged in unwelcome sexual activity, fearing that if she refused she would lose her job.
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal affirmed an award of moral damages to a former employee upon finding that the employer had breached its duty of good faith and fair dealing when it was untruthful and misleading during the termination process.
This podcast covers how the lens through which jurors are evaluating evidence has changed in this COVID era, and what trial attorneys should consider when developing trial themes, during, and after, COVID.