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2019 Super Lawyers Recognizes 8 SFE Attorneys!
Award & Recognition
Smith Freed Eberhard is proud to announce that 8 of our attorneys were selected to the 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Each year, Super Lawyers selects attorneys through a multi-phase selection process based on peer nominations, evaluations and…
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Monday December 30, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
Utilizing Probability Analysis in Claims Evaluation: A Systematic Approach
Webinar
Smith Freed Eberhard Partner Josh Hayward as he discusses utilizing decision trees and probability analysis to evaluate claims. In this one hour presentation will discuss the methods and advantages to utilizing decision trees to evaluate claims, including: What decision trees…
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Thursday May 4, 2017 By: Josh Hayward
Employment Update: FLSA Overtime Rule Blocked Until May 2017
Legal Alert
Employment Update: FLSA Overtime Rule Blocked Until May 2017 From the desk of John M. Kreutzer: Days before it was to take effect, a federal district court judge in Texas blocked the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing its new overtime…
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Wednesday February 22, 2017 By: William Taaffe
Employment Update: Watch Your Back – EEOC Updates Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation
Legal Alert
  Employment Update: Watch Your Back - EEOC Updates Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation From the desk of John M. Kreutzer: For the first time since 1998, the EEOC has issued enforcement guidance on what it considers workplace retaliation. The new Enforcement…
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Wednesday September 28, 2016 By: William Taaffe
Employment Update: Marijuana Still Schedule 1
Legal Alert
  Employment Update: Marijuana Still Schedule 1 From the desk of John M. Kreutzer: On August 11, 2016, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) denied two petitions to reschedule marijuana to remove it from Schedule I - entirely illegal - of…
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Thursday September 22, 2016 By: William Taaffe
Employment Update: Put ‘em Up – US DOL Mandatory Posters
Legal Alert
  Employment Update: Put ‘em Up - US DOL Mandatory Posters From the desk of John M. Kreutzer: On August 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued a mandate requiring that all employers display the…
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Monday September 12, 2016 By: William Taaffe
Discovery in the Information Age – Using Technology and Data to More Effectively Defend and Settle Your Claims
Webinar
Smith Freed Eberhard Partner Bill Taaffe demonstrates how you can use technology and data to more effectively defend and settle your claims. Bill discusses: How to leverage social media to uncover and undermine claimsWhy email is a double-edged swordThe truth…
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Thursday July 21, 2016 By: William Taaffe
Employment Update: Exempt or Non-Exempt – That is the Question: The Updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and How They Affect Employers
Legal Alert
  From the Desk of John Kreutzer: The US Department of Labor recently updated the regulations governing the exemption of executive, administrative, and professional employees from the minimum wage and overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).…
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Thursday July 7, 2016 By: William Taaffe
The Art of Arbitration: Strategically Structuring Your Case in Washington
Webinar
Smith Freed & Eberhard Partner, Kyle Riley, will take attendees through the mandatory arbitration process and provide insight as to how to strategically structure your case in Washington. Mandatory Arbitration (MAR) can be a complex aspect in any litigation strategy.…
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Wednesday August 12, 2015 By: Kyle Riley
Oregon Case Update: Federal Court Upholds Low Bar Regarding Admissibility of Expert Testimony
Legal Alert
From the desk of Jeff Eberhard: Establishing a cause and effect relationship for a medical diagnosis can be extremely difficult, many times resulting in the use of expert testimony that fails to identify the sole cause of a medical condition.…
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Wednesday May 7, 2014 By: Jeff Eberhard
Oregon Case Update: Federal Court Upholds Low Bar Regarding Admissibility of Expert Testimony
Legal Alert
From the desk of Jeff Eberhard:  Establishing a cause and effect relationship for a medical diagnosis can be extremely difficult, many times resulting in the use of expert testimony that fails to identify the sole cause of a medical condition. …
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Wednesday May 7, 2014 By: Jeff Eberhard
Washington Case Update: Federal District Court: WA IFCA Damages Include Unpaid Policy Benefits
Legal Alert
From the Desk of Kyle Riley: In this case, the United States District Court for the District of Washington held that a plaintiff seeking damages under the Washington Insurance Fair Conduct Act may recover policy benefits as actual damages. Claims…
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Wednesday May 1, 2013 By: Kyle Riley
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