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  • COVID-19: Alternative Court Procedures and State Mandates – A Comparative Law Review

    May 22, 2020

    Wilson Elser is compiling information from state and federal courts across the country to provide an overview of alternative court procedures during this unprecedented time of closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Updated! Medical Malpractice & COVID-19: A Comparative Law Survey

    May 19, 2020

    This comparative law survey provides a comparison by state, including the District of Columbia, of any regulations enacted to protect health care workers from liability, modify licensing requirements for health care providers and facilities, and/or extend the statute of limitations as states grapple with the social health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is accurate as of May 18, 2020.

  • International Response to COVID-19 in the Workplace

    A Legalign Global White Paper

    May 2020

    The publication provides a summary of the national responses of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, along with some of the issues they raise for employers.
  • Employment Law Issues Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic – Questions and Answers

    April 27, 2020

    Our Q&A document reviews laws and local guidance, discusses workplace safety and other issues that may arise when workers return from furlough & addresses “frequently asked questions” from the employer perspective.
  • COVID-19: New York Appellate Courts Interim Operations Summary as of April 16, 2020

    April 17, 2020

    Wilson Elser compiled information from the appellate courts in New York to provide an overview of alternative court procedures during this unprecedented time of closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive order 202.8 (which extended statutory and regulatory service and filing deadlines and statutes of limitations until April 18, 2020) has been extended again in executive order 202.14 through May 7, 2020
  • Employment Law Issues in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic – Questions and Answers

    April 17, 2020

    The document answers questions posed by employers who are navigating an uncertain business environment and advises on new state and federal regulations.

  • Employment Issues Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparative Law Review

    April 6, 2020

    Wilson Elser has compiled information on the state laws in all 50 states and the District of Columbia with respect to certain key issues that employers must or may need to address in terminating or reducing their workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Cannabis in the Workplace: A Comparative Law Review of Employee Rights and Employer Obligations

    February 2020

    Wilson Elser’s Cannabis Law and Employment & Labor practices have joined forces to produce the first comprehensive, state-by-state review of current laws and resulting trends across the nation
  • California Consumer Privacy Act: Are You Ready?

    January 3, 2020

    Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) recognizes and enforces California consumers’ right to privacy and control over their personal information.
  • Check the boxes to help ensure compliance with HIPAA security and privacy rules!

    December 16, 2019

    As the year draws to a close, it’s an especially good time to review your businesses’ cybersecurity policies and procedures as they relate to electronic protected health information under HIPAA regulations.
  • Tenant Eviction Act: New California Rent and Eviction Control Protections

    December 13, 2019

    Effective January 1, 2020, the California Tenant Protection Act (AB 1482), which affects  an estimated 2.4 million rental units in the state, will extend rent control and eviction control protections to certain qualifying rental units statewide.
  • 2019 Medical Provider Expressions of Sympathy Comparative Law Review

    July 2019

    An invaluable resource regarding so-called “apology laws,” the 2019 Medical Provider Expressions of Sympathy Comparative Law Review presents an overview of statutes addressing the admissibility of medical providers’ statements or expressions of sympathy, as well as supplemental information for consideration in states and territories without laws or statutes regarding such expressions.
  • 2019 Artisan/Construction Defect Law Review

    June 2019

    The 2019 Artisan/Construction Defect Law Review addresses certain issues in this class of business by reviewing applicable statutes where they exist in addition to common law developments in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • 2019 Liquor Liability Review

    February 28, 2019

    The 2019 Liquor Liability Review addresses the various issues present in this class of business through a review of Dram Shop statutes, where they exist, and common law developments in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • 2018 ESI Case Law Update

    June 2018

    Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2018 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). It is a rare case that does not involve the preservation, review and production of ESI.  Your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.

  • Wilson Elser’s 2018 Punitive Damages Review

    January 2018

    The limitations on punitive damages vary by state and are in constant flux. Recognizing the need for our clients to stay current on these ever-evolving laws of punitive damages

  • A Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities 2017

    September 2017

    The Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities report guides litigants through their responsibilities to preserve evidence and provides valuable information on implementing a defensible legal hold process.

  • 2017 ESI Case Law Update

    August 2017

  • 2017 Artisan/Construction Defect Law Review

    July 2017

    The 2017 Artisan/Construction Defect Law Review addresses certain issues in this class of business by reviewing applicable statutes where they exist in addition to common law developments in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  • 2016 ESI Case Law Update

    August 2016

    Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2016 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). It is a rare case that does not involve the preservation, review and production of ESI.  Your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.