By Mary Anne Ackourey
In Kasten vs. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., the United States Supreme Court has prohibited employer retaliation against employees who make oral complaints of violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA sets employment rules concerning minimum wages, maximum hours, and overtime pay and includes an anti-retaliation provision that protects employees who file complaints related to the Act.
By Phil Savrin and Leanne Prybylski
In a decision issued March 7, 2011, the Supreme Court of Georgia ruled that the term “occurrence” as used in commercial general liability (CGL) policies is satisfied where the loss is unintended even if the insured acted intentionally.
By Marc Bardack
As Spring arrives and the warm weather signals the start of another boating season, Georgia boat owners should bear in mind the need to be very careful about who they let operate their boats, due to Georgia’s vicarious liability statute for boat owners.
By Bobby Baker
The legislative crossover day (Day 30) has come and gone with some interesting results regarding what bills are still alive and those that aren’t. With less than 10 days left on the legislative calendar, Sine Die is scheduled for April 14, and there is a lot left to be done.