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Pain-killer: Oklahoma Limits Public Nuisance Liability

January 18, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Paul V. Esposito

Some adages can use refinement. There’s the one about the only certainties in life being death and taxes. Right with them is pain, which for most people comes sooner than the other two.

Federal And State Appellate Tribunals Continue To Rule For Insurers On COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

January 18, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Melinda S. Kollross

In Volume 3 of our 2021 CM Report, I reported on a growing body of federal appellate precedent holding that first-party property policies do not cover COVID-19 business interruption losses.

California Appellate Court Rules COVID-19 Death Suit May Proceed Against Widow’s Employer

January 18, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

California Appellate Court Rules COVID-19 Death Suit May Proceed Against Widow’s Employer

by Melinda S. Kollross

A California appellate court recently ruled that plaintiff’s employer must face a lawsuit alleging that plaintiff contracted COVID-19 at work and infected her husband,

The Seventh Circuit Warns That Appellate Practice Is A Minefield With Traps For The Unwary

January 18, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Melinda S. Kollross

The Seventh Circuit’s decision in Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. v. American Board of Medical Specialties, 15 4th 831 (7th Cir. 2021), is not remarkable for its ruling on the merits of the dispute.

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