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Courts May Not Override Contracts On Delegation of Arbitrability

In a unanimous decision yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that courts can no longer usurp a clear contractual delegation of arbitrability. The Case – Henry Schein, Inc., et al. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc. Schein involved a dispute over whether the arbitration clause in an equipment distribution contract applied to a conflict concerning federal [..]

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Nonsuit Achieved For Weitz Morgan Litigation Office Client

Weitz Morgan recently successfully and quickly (pre-discovery) extricated a client from a civil case by nonsuit. In a commercial depute over the purchase of a professional practice, the firm was able to convince the plaintiffs that its client was in no way responsible for the alleged wrongdoing and as such should be dropped from the [..]

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OFCCP Issues Directive On Affirmative Action Program Compliance

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently issued a directive focused on ensuring covered federal contractors are complying with their obligation to develop, implement, and update written affirmative action programs (AAP). OFCCP Directive 2018-07 Entities with a qualifying federal conract must develop an AAP within 120 days of commencement [..]

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Government Contracts Updates

GSA has launched The Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) Pilot Program to provide a streamlined approach for acquiring innovative commercial products and services using the new commercial solutions opening procedure. The OFCCP recently released a description of “What Contractors Can Expect” about the commitment contractors can expect from OFCCP when seeking compliance assistance and in compliance [..]

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Ruling At Fifth Circuit For Weitz Morgan Client

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a favorable ruling for the firm’s client affirming that the bankruptcy court did not err in finding the elements of fraud were met or in rendering a non-dischargeable judgment and that the district court did not err in affirming the bankruptcy court. The firm’s client [..]

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Firm Secures Arbitration Award For Clients

Weitz Morgan Receives Favorable Arbitration Award and Attorneys’ Fees For Client In a recent arbitration where Weitz Morgan represented individuals against PlainsCapital Bank, the arbitrator rendered a decision that two promissory notes transferred from a failed bank to PlainsCapital were void. The case was decided on competing motions for summary judgment, and the arbitrator granted Weitz Morgan’s [..]

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Firm Secures Summary Dismissal For Client

Weitz Morgan Successfully Defends Client Against $125K Claim With Summary Dismissal In recent summary dismissal decision, the 153d District Court in Tarrant County, Texas agreed with Weitz Morgan that Plaintiff’s claims should be barred by the statute of limitations and the case dismissed. Plaintiff argued that it was entitled to equitable tolling of the limitations [..]

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