Many individuals struggling with debt often do not explore the option of seeking financial relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code out of fear of losing a job or discriminatory treatment by an employer.
Archives for May 2018
Federal Courts Are Expanding Title VII Protections to Transgender Status and Sexual Orientation
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination “because of . . . sex.” 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(a) (2012 Since its enactment, the Supreme Court has interpreted Title VII expansively to prohibit not only discrimination based on gender, but also same-sex sexual harassment and discrimination based on gender stereotypes. Nevertheless, the […]
How is the Duty to Defend Determined in Insurance Coverage Cases?
One of the most important considerations in insurance coverage cases is determining whether an insurance company has a duty to defend and a duty to indemnify its insured. But how is this determination of insurance coverage made?
Kristin Dvorsky Tauras Named a Partner at McKenna Storer
McKenna Storer is pleased to announce the naming of attorney Kristin Dvorsky Tauras as its newest partner. Kristin combines a client-oriented focus with highly developed skills as a litigator to achieve an impressive record of success. She will continue to concentrate her practice at McKenna in employment law, professional liability litigation defense and commercial litigation.