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August 07, 2020
First Circuit Extinguishes Fire Chief’s Claim That Ethics Investigation Was a Smokescreen for Age Discrimination
August 05, 2020
Recent Appellate Court Decisions Show That Plaintiffs Suing Federal Government Employers Do Not Have to Work as Hard to Prove Age Discrimination
A pair of recent appellate decisions makes clear that the burden of proof f
July 28, 2020
Attorney Jim Scamby Teaches Law Merit Badge to Boy Scouts from BSA Troop 12
During the week of July 6, 2020, Melick & Porter Partner Jim Scamby taught the Law Merit Badge to Boy Scouts from BSA Troop 12 at the Nobscot Scout Reservation in Sudbury, Massachusetts.
July 22, 2020
First Circuit Finds that Employee’s Request for Accommodation for Her Disability Was “Too Little, Too Late” to Avoid Termination
A recent First Circuit Court of Appeals ruling affirmed a federal court’s ruling that the Americans with Disabilities Act does not protect a disabled employee’s misconduct.
July 16, 2020
Attorneys Bill Keville, Mike Byrne, and Chris George Secure Appeals Court Victory in Premises Liability Lawsuit
Rule 12 motions to dismiss are challenging. The expense is not warranted in most cases, but used wisely a Rule 12 motion can eliminate risk and exposure quickly and decisively. McCusker v.