Annapolis (410) 266-0626
Toll Free (866) 590-8719
Serving Annapolis, Baltimore, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Surrounding Areas

Blog Posts in September, 2017

Risk of Identity Theft from Cyberattack Constitutes Sufficient Injury to Sustain Lawsuit

With cyberattacks seemingly happening with greater frequency, the risk of identity theft for many individuals has grown significantly. However, is the risk of identity theft (as opposed to actually ...
Continue reading "Risk of Identity Theft from Cyberattack Constitutes Sufficient Injury to Sustain Lawsuit" »

Two Courts Recognize Causes of Action under State Law When an Employee is Terminated from Employment for Medicinal Use of Marijuana

With many states now authorizing individuals to use marijuana for medicinal purposes, companies are confronting situations where they must decide whether to continue employing individuals who have ...
Continue reading "Two Courts Recognize Causes of Action under State Law When an Employee is Terminated from Employment for Medicinal Use of Marijuana" »

Fourth Circuit Analyzes What Constitutes an Equivalent Position for FMLA Purposes

In Waag v. Sotera Def. Sols., Inc. , 857 F.3d 179 (4th Cir. 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled an employee who takes leave under the Family Medical Leave Act ...
Continue reading "Fourth Circuit Analyzes What Constitutes an Equivalent Position for FMLA Purposes" »

Court Finds LinkedIn Posts Likely Violated Non-Solicitation Provisions of Employment Agreement

Many court decisions have found that communications on social media did not constitute improper solicitations, but the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota recently found in ...
Continue reading "Court Finds LinkedIn Posts Likely Violated Non-Solicitation Provisions of Employment Agreement" »

Family Awarded Settlement in Tragic Medical Misdiagnosis Case

Unfortunately, many cases of medical misdiagnoses are often fought posthumously after a patient succumbs to the disease that a doctor failed to diagnose. Such a case was brought to us after a ...
Continue reading "Family Awarded Settlement in Tragic Medical Misdiagnosis Case" »

Court Invalidates Proposed Rule Raising Salary Level of Exempt Employees under FLSA

In Nevada v. United States Department of Labor, 227 F. Supp. 3d 696 (E.D. Tex. 2017), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled the final rule issued by the United ...
Continue reading "Court Invalidates Proposed Rule Raising Salary Level of Exempt Employees under FLSA" »

Court Finds Invitation to Connect on LinkedIn Did Not Violate Non-Solicitation Agreement

The use of social media as a networking platform continues to be an evolving area of law as it relates to compliance with non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. In Bankers Life and Casualty ...
Continue reading "Court Finds Invitation to Connect on LinkedIn Did Not Violate Non-Solicitation Agreement" »

Medical Diagnostic Errors: Mistake or Malpractice?

It is part of human nature to make mistakes; they happen often and to all of us. Unfortunately, sometimes our mistakes can have life-threatening effects on another person. When a doctor makes a ...
Continue reading "Medical Diagnostic Errors: Mistake or Malpractice?" »

Hyatt & Weber Sponsors Developer Panel

Hyatt & Weber was pleased to support the BWI Business Partnership's signature breakfast on September 6th with our multi-media co-sponsor, Bignell Watkins Hasser. It was a full house at the BWI ...
Continue reading "Hyatt & Weber Sponsors Developer Panel" »

When is a Facebook Friend a "Friend" Versus an "Acquaintance"?

In Law Offices of Herssein and Herssein, P.A. v. United Services Automobile Association, No. 3D17-1421, 2017 WL 3611661 (Fla, Dist. Ct. App. Aug. 23, 2017), the Third District Court of Appeal for the ...
Continue reading "When is a Facebook Friend a "Friend" Versus an "Acquaintance"?" »

How May We Help You?

Email us today to talk to a member of our team.

Send My Info

Why Choose Hyatt & Weber?

  • Full-Service Law Firm
  • Over 35 Years of Experience
  • No Case is Too Small or Too Large
  • Experience in a Wide Variety of Practice Areas
  • Commitment to Work Closely with Every Client
  • We Deliver Sound Counsel & Creative Solutions