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WSHB Welcomes New Partner Julie A. Weerth to the Firm's New York Office

Temp Agency Absolved of Liability in Hotly Contested Action

Alternative Fee Agreements and Construction Issues: Oil and Water or Perfect Pairing!?

WSHB's Graham Miller Helps Demystify Construction Claims in the Pacific Northwest

WSHB Partner Janice Michaels Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 List

One Bad Apple: Navigating through Sexual Battery and other Intentional Torts

Leading Construction Litigator Cynthia Tari Joins WSHB's Dallas Office

WSHB’s Philadelphia Partner Secures Summary Judgment in Catastrophic Premises Liability Matter

WSHB Welcomes New Partner Andrew Kessler

New Bill In New York Proposed for Signature by Governor Andrew Cuomo is Set To Make Employers "SWEAT"

Renowned Litigator Jason Williams Joins WSHB's Nevada Office

Litigator Richard Young Joins WSHB's Nevada Office

Published Appellate Opinion Upholding Summary Judgment in Favor of Commercial Tenant Against $3.5M Subrogation Suit

17 WSHB Lawyers Honored as 2019's Rising Stars

Arizona Supreme Court Allows Court of Appeals Decision Expanding Defendants' Ability to Enforce Settlements to Stand

WSHB’s Jason Klein Breaks Down the Good, the Sad and the Funny Sides of Claims

Litigating Sexual Battery and Other Intentional Torts: Navigating the One Bad Apple in Medical Negligence

WSHB Partner Michelle Arbitrio to Moderate Panel on Insurance and Risk Management in the Age of Mass Shootings

WSHB Cannabis Attorney Finalist for "Lawyer of the Year"

Girl on Fire: The Price of Pursuing the Truth in the #MeToo World

Pragmatic Issues on Settlement Versus Trial for Legal Malpractice Cases

WSHB Partner Jade Tran Named to Lawyers of Color's "Nation's Best" List

WSHB Senior Associate Selected for 2020 Diversity Leadership & Mentoring Program

A Withering Assault

The Natural Progression of Natural Disasters

Nevada’s Governor Signs Chapter 40 Reform Bill

WA Condo Law Changes Hope to Curtail Frivolous Defect Lawsuits and Stimulate Production

WSHB Co-Founder Stephen Henning Steps Into the Spotlight at this Year's West Coast Casualty Seminar

Professional Liability Expert Weighs In On Protecting Your Practice From Opioid Doc Arrest Fallout

Penalties, Punitives, and Granny Cams: The Escalating Lure of Elder Abuse Litigation

Are Structured Settlements Still Relevant

Game Changing Trends Affecting Construction

He's Not My Guy: The Joint-Employer Doctrine

WSHB Case Update: DOL Proposes Increase to Minimum Salary Threshold

WSHB and DWF Announce Exclusive Association

Navigating the Minefields in New York Labor Law

Publications

The Pain Game

December 28, 2015

Most physicians believe that their prescribing practices will not be investigated. However, a recent article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine highlights consideration of the evolving landscape of pain management with opioid analgesics by practitioners both treating and following patients complaining of chronic non-cancer pain. Taken in conjunction with the recently revised Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) Model Policy, physicians who treat patients with analgesic opioids may be more vulnerable than ever to medical malpractice litigation and licensing board actions....

December 22, 2015

In today's day and age of internet retail shopping, companies and consumers alike rely heavily on search engines and keyword advertising to aid a consumer's search in finding products to purchase. However, on July 6, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that Amazon may have created a likelihood of confusion to customers who were searching for Multi Time Machine Inc.'s manufactured military-style "MTM Special Ops" watches. With this holding, the United States Court of Appeals may have expanded trademark owners' rights in the search engine context....

December 11, 2015

The single enterprise theory is used to hold multiple legal personalities liable as a single entity, thereby disregarding the statutory protection from extracorporate liability. In California, the doctrine is called the "single enterprise theory," but it is known in other states in somewhat similar terminology. Whatever the name, the theory increasingly is being alleged in plaintiffs' complaints, particularly against real estate developers. ...

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