This week we examine the doctrine of successor liability through the 7th Circuit’s decision to expand application of the federal standard to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) cases through the Teed v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions, L.L.C. decision.
In this installment of the Hoosier Litigation Blog by Pavlack Law, LLC, we discuss the Class Action Fairness Act’s amount in controversy requirement in light of the United States Supreme Court decision in Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles.
Indiana Supreme Court Holds: Day Laborers Can Bring Wage Payment Case if Expectation of Future Employment Exists
This week we examine the Indiana Supreme Court decision Walczak v. Labor Works-Fort Wayne LLC, which held that day laborers could bring claims under the Indiana Wage Payment Act unless they do not have a realistic expectation of future employment with the same employer. Had the Court not found as such, the case would have been dismissed for failure to file a submission to the Indiana Department of Labor under the Wage Claims Act.
In this second post for the day, we examine the perils for defense attorneys in allowing an offer of judgment pursuant to Rule 68 to be ambiguous. Through the case Sanchez v. Prudential Pizza, we examine how the ambiguity allowed plaintiff to recover her attorney’s fees and costs.