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Workers Can Sue Employer for Failing to Protect Personal Data

In a ruling that should make employers everywhere sit up and take notice, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided that workers could bring a negligence claim (in other words, a lawsuit alleging that they were hurt by their employer’s unreasonable carelessness) against their employer over a data breach that compromised their personal information. The case…

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Workplace Conflict: Trick or Treat?

Conflict is ubiquitous – it permeates all aspects of our lives. We all have needs, desires, and aspirations that are not always consistent with those of our colleagues, yet we live in a finite world with finite resources. Moreover, we are each unique, and have perceptions of the world that are filtered through our personal…

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Creating Workplace Safety in an Active Shooter Era

This article originally appeared in Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Opinions Special Reports, October 1, 2019. We live in an active shooter era. Society increasingly sees mass shootings as commonplace. The workplace is far from immune from this broader trend. Since 2006, there have been 11 workplace mass killings—defined as four or more people killed— resulting…

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Sandy Robertson Obtains a Summary Judgment Ruling in Client’s Favor

Sandy Robertson recently obtained a summary judgment ruling in their client’s favor where their client unknowingly purchased real property at a sheriff’s sale that never should have been executed upon and sold. After being embroiled in litigation for over a year, the court not only found in the client’s favor, but also awarded the client $33,838.57…

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