One of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (“Act”) major selling points, the subsidies that certain individuals within 400% of the federal poverty level can receive if they purchase health insurance on state or federal exchanges, has recently been called into question.
This Article discusses the ADA and when an Employer has to engage in the interactive process of accommodating its employees. It discussed which individuals are covered under the ADA to require the Employer to provide an accommodation.
After a series of blunders by the World Health Organization (WHO) in failing to contain the December 2013 Ebola outbreak in Guinea, West Africa, and the fumbling by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which is learning on the fly ten months into the deadliest Ebola outbreak with its rapid response “Go” squad, now America’s top doctor has the solution.
Writing a persuasive brief is one of the most important things an attorney can do to prepare for mediation of a business dispute. A good brief provides the opposing side with information they need to consider. Perhaps even more important though is an excellent brief that can help the mediator assist with successful resolution.
While the most successful way to impress your arbitrator is with the merits of your case, there are smaller, but important, ways to create a favorable impression of yourself and your client’s case. Below is one arbitrator’s guide to creating an arbitral environment favorable to you and your client. These tips are presented with the important caveat that they represent only one person’s list, based on 30 years of judging and arbitration.