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Rahm Emanuel, who was President Obama’s White House Chief of Staff, once said, “Never let a crisis go to waste.” Although impolitic on its face, the statement has a deeper meaning, which is, “There is great opportunity for good even in a crisis.” As you sit quarantined and harassing your …

Georgia legislators have introduced a bill, HB 1121, that provides for a new, state-level cause of action for sexual harassment against individual co-workers or supervisors and allows for the recovery of lost wages, benefits, compensatory damages, reasonable attorney’s fees, court costs and “other related expenses.” The bill has passed the Tort …

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, many employers may be finding themselves in novel situations with regard to laying off employees, requests for leave, and requests for accommodations, among many other topics. We have compiled some of the guidance from various government entities and some overall considerations for employers …

$5,000 for an injection? $100,000 for a surgery center “facility” fee? $250,000 for a one-level fusion? Where does it end? In too many cases, claimants seek to “blackboard” inflated medical bills far outside the “reasonable and customary” standard to justify ever higher verdicts. But what is the “reasonable and customary” value …