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Civil practice – Default

Though a judge was warranted in defaulting a defendant for persistent noncompliance with court-ordered deadlines, the judge erred by fashioning an award that exceeded the relief sought in the plaintiffs’ complaint. Hooper-Haas, et al. v. Ziegler Holdings, LLC (Lawyers Weekly ...

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News briefs

OSHA renews its alliance to prevent falls at worksites The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has renewed its alliance with a nonprofit public service organization to enhance workplace safety, giving particular emphasis to the prevention of falls at construction sites. ...

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News Briefs

Rule modifies bias complaint process A final rule modifying the complaint process for federal employees claiming discrimination has been issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The new rule allows an EEOC complaint challenging a proposal or a preliminary step ...

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Securities – Fraud

Where a securities fraud complaint against a manufacturer of medical devices was dismissed, the dismissal order must be affirmed, as the statements forming the basis for the complaint were either not false or misleading or were made without the necessary ...

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