USLAW NETWORK Short Takes

About USLAW Short Takes

USLAW NETWORK Short Takes is a legal alert initiative that delivers timely jurisdiction-specific legal news in short video clips. These quick video alerts offer relevant state-by-state legal alerts and significant federal changes of importance across an array of practice areas in just a few minutes. USLAW NETWORK Short Takes is an initiative created by the Future USLAW Leaders group and powered by the expansive NETWORK of attorneys and member firms.

USLAW NETWORK Short Takes include local insight, updates on case law and changes in regulations from jurisdictions across the United States and around the world, providing legal decision-makers with easy-to-consume brief and timely legal alerts. 

As they happen, USLAW will share USLAW NETWORK Short Takes on this page and on practice group-specific pages and across USLAW NETWORK’s social channels.

Legal Alert | Legislative Update: Medical Malpractice Caps Expected to Return in Florida

Legal Alert | Legislative Update: Medical Malpractice Caps Expected to Return in Florida

Posted February 8, 2024

ABOUT THIS ALERT Tune in as Oscar Cabanas of Wicker Smith in Miami shares news from the Florida Legislature that focuses on medical malpractice caps. FEATURING Oscar J. Cabanas of Wicker Smith (South Florida) USLAW serves the state of Florida with the member firms of Carr Allison (North Florida), Wicker… Continue Reading

Legal Alert | California Passes New Landmark Carbon Emission Reporting Laws

Legal Alert | California Passes New Landmark Carbon Emission Reporting Laws

Posted November 3, 2023

ABOUT THIS ALERT Tune in to learn from Jonathan Storper of Hanson Bridgett LLP in San Francisco as he shares why public and private companies doing business in California will be required to report on two climate-related issues starting in 2026. FEATURING Jonathan S. Storper of Hanson Bridgett LLP USLAW serves… Continue Reading

Legal Alert | South Carolina Tort Update: Negligent Hiring of Independent Contractors

Legal Alert | South Carolina Tort Update: Negligent Hiring of Independent Contractors

Posted August 10, 2023

ABOUT THIS ALERT The South Carolina Supreme Court recently recognized a cause of action for the negligent hiring of an independent contractor. However, it did not go so far as to make principals vicariously liable for the torts of independent contractors. Tune in to this 2-minute alert to learn more.… Continue Reading

Legal Alert: Litigation Update from Florida in the Post-Tort Reform Era

Legal Alert: Litigation Update from Florida in the Post-Tort Reform Era

Posted July 18, 2023

ABOUT THIS ALERT On Friday, March 24, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed sweeping tort reform measures into law. Just before that deadline, more than 80,000 cases were filed to “beat the statute.” Kyle Weaver from Carr Allison in Tallahassee, Florida, shares an update about how procedural and substantive changes… Continue Reading

Legal Alert – Virginia: Motions to Exclude Life Care Plan Experts in Trial Defense

Legal Alert – Virginia: Motions to Exclude Life Care Plan Experts in Trial Defense

Posted May 18, 2023

ABOUT THIS ALERT This alert focuses on Norman v Leonards Express, a case that deals with the exclusion of a life care plan and life care planner as presented by the defense. Karlo will explain why this matters and share important considerations when using expert witnesses in the future. FEATURING… Continue Reading

Legal Alert | Florida Politics Update: Tort Reform

Legal Alert | Florida Politics Update: Tort Reform

Posted March 28, 2023

ABOUT THIS ALERT On Friday, March 24, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a comprehensive tort reform bill into law with important changes which should level the playing field for civil defendants in Florida. FEATURING Kyle Weaver of Carr Allison (Northwest Florida) | kweaver@carrallison.com | (850) 222-2107 Continue Reading

Legal Alert: Important planning steps and timeline for FY24 H-1B Visa Cap registration process

Legal Alert: Important planning steps and timeline for FY24 H-1B Visa Cap registration process

Posted February 10, 2023

ABOUT THIS ALERT: Are you an employer hoping to hire an enterprising young foreign student or bring on a foreign professional from abroad? There are a few important dates of which you should be aware. Listen in as Amy Erlbacher-Anderson shares details, timelines and a few key steps employers can… Continue Reading

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