Monday, November 9, 2009
Although settlement terms are not usually disclosed, according to Dallas employment lawyer Keith Clouse, many lawsuits brought to enforce covenants not to compete settle shortly after being filed.
Monday, November 9, 2009
Dallas employment lawyer, Keith Clouse explains the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld summary judgment for an employer in a hostile work environment and retaliation case.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Just as with a written contract, a party can sue to collect damages for the other party's breach of an oral agreement.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld summary judgment for an employer in a same-sex sexual harassment and retaliation matter.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
While cell phones increase employee accessibility, studies consistently show that driving while texting or talking on a cell phone leads to increased accidents.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Unfortunately, not all employment relationships end well; some end up at the courthouse. Dallas employment lawyer Keith Clouse explains what happens next.
Monday, October 19, 2009
An employer may wish to withhold funds from an employee's paycheck to cover expenses associated with equipment damaged or cash shortages.
Monday, October 19, 2009
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that an insurance company abused its discretion in denying an insured disability benefits.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
A company doing business with the federal government may be subject to certain requirements regarding equal employment opportunities.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
The Americans with Disabilities Act expands with amendments made effective earlier this year.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
An executive who plans to resign for good reason should consult with legal counsel prior to taking action.
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
An employer must remember to periodically dust off its employee handbook and to review it with a critical eye.