Although employees with serious health conditions are entitled to take leave under the Family and Medical Act (FMLA), employees are learning more and more ways to abuse this leave – especially when it comes to intermittent leave.
What can employers do to help curb this FMLA abuse?The fir... Read More
The Indiana Court of Appeals recently ruled in Hi-Tec Props., LLC v. Murphy that a rental agreement clause, which immunized the landlord from damages caused by mold, was contrary to public policy, inconsistent with common-law principles of tort law, and void altogether. The Court concluded...Read More
The Sierra Club recently lost a case against a utility company in which it alleged that particulate matter emanating from a Texas coal-fired power plant violated federal environmental laws. In Sierra Club v. Energy Future Holdings Corp., No. W-12-CV-108 (W.D. Tex. March 28, 2014), the Unite...Read More
A recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision has made it a little tougher for a former land owner to escape liability under Indiana’s Environmental Legal Actions statute (ELA). On September 19, 2014, the Court of Appeals reversed a prior trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a prior lan...Read More