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Biden Limits Arbitration Agreements for Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Claims

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, which is informally known as the “#MeToo bill.” This Act… Read more…

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate – What Employers Need to Know

UPDATE: Many States, businesses, and other organizations challenged OSHA’s vaccine mandate in United States Courts of Appeals. In one such case, a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of… Read more…

Insurance Law & Coverage

The November 2021 issue of the Nevada Lawyer magazine, which was curated by King Durham partner Chad D. Olsen, focuses on insurance law and coverage. The magazine includes articles about… Read more…

Nevada Supreme Court Addresses Construction-Defect Statute of Repose

In Somersett Owners Ass’n v. Somersett Dev. Co., Ltd., 137 Nev. Adv. Op. 35 (2021), the Nevada Supreme Court addressed the statute of repose for construction-defect cases and, more specifically,… Read more…

Nevada Supreme Court: Insurer May Recover Defense Costs from its Policyholder

In a 4-3 split decision, the Nevada Supreme Court sided with insurance companies in Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Access Medical, LLC, et al., 137 Nev. Adv. Op. 10 (March 11,… Read more…

Nevada Noncompete Agreements May Become a Thing of the Past

Nevada law regarding noncompete agreements has been in flux over the past five years. This trend may continue if proposed legislation to do away with noncompete agreements in all but… Read more…

Social Justice

The January 2021 issue of the Nevada Lawyer magazine, which was curated by King Durham partner Chad D. Olsen, highlights significant social justice topics, such as Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s… Read more…

Politics in the Workplace

The politically charged 2020 general election is around the corner. According to a Pew Research Center survey, “Americans are now substantially more likely to see very strong conflicts between Democrats… Read more…

Employer Liability Risks Relating to COVID-19

Earlier this year, legal commentators predicted a “huge explosion” in employment-related lawsuits relating to COVID-19. In fact, an article in the Wall Street Journal reported that “Plaintiff lawyers are massing… Read more…

U.S. Supreme Court: Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Transgender Status

In a landmark 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court held in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia that an employer who terminates an individual simply for being homosexual or transgender… Read more…