Even if the Republican-controlled Congress has no appetite for beefing up of law, employment lawyers predict FMLA inquiries will keep rolling in.
A passenger who underwent a cervical fusion after a rear-ender and ended up paralyzed was awarded $3.99 million.
A grocery store wasn't to blame for a woman's fall, a jury found. Gloria Robinson claimed the store was liable for a puddle of liquid leaking from a rack of defrosting meat. Defense counsel produced a witness who testified to seeing one of Robinson's companions lower her to the floor before she claimed to have fallen.
Brandon Hedblom has joined Stibbs & Co. in Spring as an associate. His primary practice area is commercial litigation.
R. Heath Cheek has become a partner in Bell Nunnally & Martin in Dallas. He is in the firm's litigation, labor, employment and benefits, creditors' rights and intellectual property practice areas.
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