Signature Resolution Welcomes Hon. Mary H. Strobel (Ret.) to Panel of Neutrals

LOS ANGELES, CA—Signature Resolution, a leader in alternative dispute resolution, announced today that Hon. Mary H. Strobel (Ret.) is joining the firm’s prestigious panel of neutrals. With over forty years of legal experience, Judge Strobel will specialize in business, CEQA, complex litigation, Constitutional challenges, contract disputes and interpretation, employment, land use, public agency, and real … Read more

How a Georgia credit union is combating loan fraud

Using its collaboration with the income-verification fintech Argyle, Georgia United Credit Union is combating fraud attempts, false documents and other crimes during the loan-underwriting process. Andrew Woodman is enlisting more advanced technology to protect Georgia United Credit Union from the growing threat of consumer loan fraud, which he says has changed the nature of lending.  … Read more

Decongestant Lawsuits Name Nearly 20 Companies, 'They Know It's a Serious Case.'

Nearly 20 companies have been named in lawsuits over decongestants that a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel found didn’t work at all; some are saying they shouldn’t be sued. Following a meeting on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12, an FDA committee found oral decongestants containing phenylephrine, purchased over the counter for colds and flus, were … Read more

Court Refuses to Dismiss Lawsuit Stemming from Parent’s Speech About COVID Policies

From Hotchkiss v. Cedar Rapids Comm. School Dist., decided Thursday by Judge C.J. Williams (N.D. Iowa), the plaintiff’s allegations (note that they are just allegations): Plaintiff … had a child enrolled at a District elementary school during the 2021-2022 school year. On November 15, 2021, defendant District held a school board meeting. Plaintiff attended the … Read more

Attention Public Adjusters: Urgent Reminder on Upcoming Deadline for National Flood Proofs of Loss

As the clock ticks down, I’ve been receiving a surge of calls and emails from concerned public adjusters regarding the impending deadline for submitting National Flood Proofs of Loss. FEMA extended the deadline for 365 days from the date of Hurricane Ian. It’s crucial not to miss the deadline to deliver, not just mail, the … Read more

Canada: Constructive Dismissal And You: Unexpected Consequences Of Changes To The Employment Relationship – Kane Shannon Weiler

The law surrounding constructive dismissal is full of potential pitfalls, both for employers, who may inadvertently constructively dismiss an employee and expose themselves to significant liability for failing to provide adequate notice, and for employees, who are faced with the difficult decision of asserting that a constructive dismissal occurred, or accepting an unwelcome change to … Read more