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  • Sick and Safe Leave: NYS Releases FAQs and NYC Issues Notice October 29, 2020
    New York State has issued guidance in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) regarding the State’s Paid Sick Leave Law (“PSLL”), which became effective on September 30, 2020. As we previously reported, the PSLL requires all private employers in New York State to provide an amount of sick leave that is dependent on the […]
  • Employers’ Litigation Strategies Must Evolve In The New Year As California Laws Change October 29, 2020
    How employers will need to defend California employment lawsuits, Labor Commissioner actions and even arbitrations must evolve come the New Year due to changes in the law that become effective January 1, 2021. In this post, I identify and explain five important developments that businesses and their employment defense counsel need to be aware of […]

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  • Strictly Speaking, the Plaintiff’s Fault Matters in Products Liability Actions in Georgia October 29, 2020
    Many states, finding that the purpose of the strict liability doctrine is to protect otherwise defenseless victims from defective products, hold that principles of comparative negligence do not apply to strict liability actions. Georgia is not one of those states. In Johns v. Suzuki Motor of Am., S19G1478, 2020 Ga. LEXIS 760, the Supreme Court […]
  • Examples of Pain and Suffering in Florida Personal Injury Lawsuits October 29, 2020
    The Legal Information Institute at Cornell has defined “pain and suffering” as “[t]he physical or emotional distress resulting from an injury.” In a personal injury lawsuit, the amount of money for pain and suffering is awarded separately from typical damages, such as loss of income and medical expenses......By: Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley