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To Err Is Human, but the Tipsy Coachman Rule Can Get the Trial Judge Home

To Err Is Human, but the Tipsy Coachman Rule Can Get the Trial Judge Home

September 13, 2018

Florida intermediate appellate courts are error-correcting courts. We all know that. So when does a Florida appellate court not correct error?

Is Cryptocurrency Money? Depends on Your State

Is Cryptocurrency Money? Depends on Your State

August 29, 2018

Is cryptocurrency money? In America, the question is largely decided by the regulators charged with overseeing their state's money transmitter rules.

Emergency Doctors Sue Anthem in Federal Court for Restrictive Emergency Room Policy

Emergency Doctors Sue Anthem in Federal Court for Restrictive Emergency Room Policy

August 27, 2018

On July 17, 2018, American College of Emergency Physicians and the Medical Association of Georgia filed a lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia on behalf of emergency physicians to force the health insurer to rescind its current policies that allow it to deny coverage of emergency room care when certain diagnoses are resolutely indicated.

23 Attorneys General Challenge FCC Ruling on Net Neutrality

23 Attorneys General Challenge FCC Ruling on Net Neutrality

August 26, 2018

On June 11, the FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Declaratory Ruling, Report and Order, and Order, 33 FCC Rcd. 311 (2018) (the “Order”) took effect.

Clients and Lawyers Have Choices

Clients and Lawyers Have Choices

August 10, 2018

Clients and lawyers are moving to firms that are “large enough” to handle sophisticated, challenging engagements but lean enough to provide superior client service and greater value.

Food for Thought: Fast-Track to Trans Fat Removal Not Required for “Fast Bites”

Food for Thought: Fast-Track to Trans Fat Removal Not Required for “Fast Bites”

August 10, 2018

The Ninth Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, affirmed the lower court’s decision dismissing the lawsuit against a manufacturer of frozen foods because the allegations did not establish that the manufacturer acted unlawfully, unfairly or fraudulent.

Application of Section 199A to Domestic Taxpayers Engaged in U.S. and Foreign Business Operations

Application of Section 199A to Domestic Taxpayers Engaged in U.S. and Foreign Business Operations

July 31, 2018

The new Section 199A deduction has the potential to provide owners of tax flow-through businesses operating in the U.S. and abroad with a significant benefit.

California Passes Stringent Privacy Law Akin to GDPR

California Passes Stringent Privacy Law Akin to GDPR

July 9, 2018

California passed a sweeping new privacy law similar to the EU’s GDPR. This article, which is relevant to all businesses that handle the personal information of California consumers, discusses rights and obligations under the new law, its scope, and the consequences of noncompliance.

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