Burgess Speaks at National USLAW Event

Elizabeth “Betsy” Burgess (Tallahassee, FL) was a featured speaker at the 2019 USLAW Network Retail and Hospitality Law Exchange in New Orleans, LA.  In a presentation titled “Big Brother as Referee: Don’t Strike Out with Fair Play,” Betsy and attorney Robyn F. McGrath of Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C. (Philadelphia, PA) discussed the rising tide of “fair workweek” legislation.  These laws, which primarily affect restaurant and retail industries, are designed to prevent employers from giving workers unpredictable or irregular work schedules.  This type of legislation is being passed in an increasing number of states and municipalities.

(L to R) Betsy and Robyn before presenting

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Martin Awarded Defense Lawyer of the Year

Shareholder Sean W. Martin (Chattanooga, TN) has been named the 2019 Defense Lawyer of the Year!  Announced at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association (TDLA), the award is given to the TDLA member who has made significant contributions to advancing the civil defense practice in Tennessee.  […]

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Bates Obtains Defense Win

  Birmingham attorney Carrie Bates obtained a judgment for the defense following a trial in a recent trucking case.  The plaintiff claimed a driver for the defendant-company struck her vehicle and then continued driving, leaving the scene.  The plaintiff further alleged a witness identified the vehicle down the road as […]

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