Cases --- January 13th through 19th, 2019


New Prime, Inc., v. Oliveira (U.S., January 15, 2019) (affirming decision that the Federal Arbitration Act excepts from coverage disputes involving "contracts of employment" and that the term "contracts of employment" covers, not just employer-employee relationships, but contracts with independent contractors, as well)

Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and Disease

Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company v. Woolman (10th Cir., January 14, 2019) (affirming determination that Liberty Mutual didn't breach a duty to him by failing to procure black-lung disease insurance for Woolman's company, Clemens Coal)

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