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Jury Persuasion CLE

Jurors are often overwhelmed with the amount and complexity of  information presented to them at trial. Based on our experience having worked on hundreds of jury cases throughout the United States, this CLE will offer our insights into jury psychology and the key issues that determine how jurors make verdict determinations. The presentation also w...

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Class Action Settlement Reminds Restaurant Industry of the Notice Requirements for Paying Tipped Workers

The minimum wage requirements under the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA), as well as many state laws including Pennsylvania, allow tipped workers to be paid a lower hourly rate than non-tipped workers. However, those laws require companies to comply with a strict set of requirements in order to take advantage of that lower rate. Failure to do so ca...

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Arbitration Waivers

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday decided Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 16-285 (May 21, 2018), upholding employment contract provisions that require employees to arbitrate their disputes with the company individually rather than on a class-wide basis. This resolves a split among the circuit courts of appeals, creating certainty and uniformity for ...

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From Legal Hold to Document Review: Tips for Success - Key eDiscovery Strategies to Maximize Efficiency

Title:                   From Legal Hold to Document Review: Tips for Success - Key eDiscovery Strategies to Maximize Efficiency Come join our partners at Compliance Discovery Solutions for a lunch & learn session, Wednesday, May 23, at Noon, to discuss industry-leading methodologies for working with clients and their data on...

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Can My Alimony Arrangement Be Changed?

There is no doubt that divorce litigation can be a stressful process.  While there will be factors and forces outside of your control, there are things you can control and steps you can take to reduce your stress level.  Below are five examples of steps you can take to reduce the stress of litigation: Continue Reading

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How Do I Prove Cohabitation to Suspend My Alimony Obligation?

As you may have heard, it just got a bit easier in New Jersey to prove cohabitation, i.e. that your former spouse is in a serious relationship with their new partner!  Specifically, now, you no longer need to prove that your former spouse is living with their new love interest on a full-time basis.  This is huge! So, what evidence do you need t...

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Obermayer Attorneys Named to PA Super Lawyers List

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list. Obermayer 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Business Litigation Thomas A. Leonard Civil Litigation Defense Gary M. Samms Class Action William J. Leonard Estate Planning &...

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Vacationing with the Kids: Are You (Really) Ready for Summer?

With summer time right around the corner, many divorced and separated parents have questions about what summer parenting time (does the school year parenting time schedule change or stay the same?), vacations with the children (who gets to take the children on vacation and when?), and summer camp for the children (who enrolls and pays for summe...

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New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Bill Passes – How will it Affect Your Organization?

On May 3, 2018, New Jersey became the tenth state to require employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave.  The new legislation, which will go into effect on October 29, 2018, preempts existing paid sick leave laws in 13 New Jersey municipalities, and introduces a statewide minimum amount of paid sick leave in the private sector.  ...

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Domino’s Pizza Delivery Drivers File Lawsuits Against Three Colorado Franchises

Three wage and hour lawsuits were filed recently by food delivery drivers as class and collective actions against three Colorado-based Domino’s Pizza franchise groups.  The lawsuits, which were “delivered” to federal court on April 20thand 21st, seek unpaid minimum wages and overtime based on an allegedly improper expense reimbursement f...

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