Most-Viewed Law News & Updates on JD Supra

Happy new year! For your interest, here’s a look at some of the most-viewed law news and updates on JD Supra for December 2011:

  1. Law Passed Banning Held Held Cell Phone Use by Commercial Drivers – by Tammy Ensslin
  2. Are You Being Sued by Midland Funding, LLC? Why You Should Fight Lawsuits by Debt Buying Companies – by John Skiba
  3. Fashion Model Mangled by Airplane Propeller is Among Hundreds Injured in Aviation – by
  4. Doors Could Open Wider for Skilled Immigrant Labor – by Ronald Shapiro
  5. Arizona Consumers Use FDCPA to Challenge Debt Collectors – by Pew Law Center
  6. Legal Alert: Senate Passes National Defense Authorization Act – Ford & Harrison LLP
  7. Florida Supreme Court Says Bank and Homeowner Can’t Settle Mortgage Foreclosure Case – by Duane Morris LLP
  8. DOT Restricts Mobile Phone Use Effective January 2012 – by Fisher & Phillips LLP
  9. New Employment Laws for 2012: Oregon, Washington, and California – by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  10. Will Kobe Bryant Lose Millions? – by Cooper Gordon LLP
  11. 2012 California Construction Law Update – by Farella Braun + Martel
  12. A Reporting Nightmare – The IRS Finalizes Form 8938, Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets – by Akerman Senterfitt
  13. Fear Factors: Dual Nationals and the IRS – by Sanford Millar
  14. California Governor Signs S.B. 459, Dramatically Increasing Penalties for Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors – by Schnader
  15. A Wave of New Changes to California Employment Laws for 2012 – Allen Matkins
  16. RIM Defeats Sherman Act Section 2 Claims At Pleading Stage – Sheppard Mullin
  17. “Wage Theft Prevention Act” Takes Effect January 1, 2012 – Fisher & Phillips
  18. Compliance Countdown to 2012 for California Employers: New Laws for the New Year – by Duane Morris LLP
  19. Parent Company Of Defunct Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Reaches $17 Million False Claims Act Settlement With Federal And State Governments – by Warner Norcross Judd’s White Collar group
  20. Florida Legislature Pre-Session Report on Healthcare and Casino Gambling – by Akerman Senterfitt
  21. VISIT USA Act Will Give Foreign Investors in Florida Real Estate a US Visa With $500K+ Purchase – by Rosa Eckstein Schechter
  22. Gifting and Marcellus Shale – by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
  23. On Legal Writing: Hemingway, not Faulkner – by Miles Cooper
  24. The Case Against Arbitration: Do the Doubters Have a Point? – Quinn Emanuel
  25. Another 10 Major Misconceptions Plan Sponsors Have About Their Retirement Plans – The Rosenbaum Law Firm

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