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Discrimination and the NLRB in the Workplace

February 2002

(Labor & Employment Newsletter - 2002) Allowing employees to travel the information superhighway on company time can prove to be unsafe for the employer, but placing restrictions on employees may prove to be equally unsafe for the employer. View Article The above publication is saved in PDF format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this document..

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Can Individual Claimants Run to the Regulatory Agency to Recover Policy Benefits Instead of to Court?

January 2002

This paper focuses on jurisdictions in which the insurance codes appear to authorize insurance commissioners to order payment of policy benefits to an individual insured as a result of a determination that the insurer has violated the Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act. View Article The above publication is saved in PDF format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this document.

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Indoor Air Quality: Is It An Issue For Architects?

September 2001

The purpose of this paper is to describe the nature and scope of indoor air quality issues facing architects in sick building cases. While no ironclad device is likely to emerge to suit every project, this paper will also suggest some strategies architects might use to reduce their potential exposure to claims arising from such cases.

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New Maryland Legislation

September 2000

In the most recent legislative session, there were three bills approved by the Maryland Legislature that make important changes in the Maryland Workers' Compensation Act. Benefits for Permanent Partial Disability - Repeal of Sunset Provisions House Bill 182 / Senate Bill 117 repeals the termination date for specified changes to the workers' compensation benefit structure for permanent partial disability that exempt the loss of the…

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