Back To The Workplace – What Do West Virginia Employers Need To be Thinking About?

At last, the time has come to return to the workplace! After all of the remote work and reduced staff (and potentially earnings), the time has come to resume the New Normal, so why aren’t you happier to hear that? As an employer or supervisor, you may be feeling the various regulatory and health pressures on top of the usual mandates of productivity and profitability.  We understand those pressures and are here to help.  Below are a few key guidelines and resources that will keep you informed and provide [...]

2020-07-02T14:13:04+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Update on COVID-19

Claims Amongst COVID-19   On or about March 16, 2020, what has been identified as the first COVID-19 lawsuit was filed – a declaratory judgment action filed on behalf of the owners of Oceana Grill in New Orleans as against Lloyd’s of London and Louisiana Governor John Edwards. The suit alleges that the ‘all risk’ insurance policy Oceana purchased from Lloyd’s must cover the restaurant’s mandated reduction in hours of operation and the resulting business loss. Per Oceana (represented by Gauther Murphy & Houghtaling, LLC of New Orleans), the ‘all [...]

2020-06-01T16:37:04+00:00April 6th, 2020|

How Can Our Consulting and General Legal Services Team Help You?

As we all adjust to the changing times around us, we are seeing our worlds and our workplaces a bit differently than even a month ago. We may see risks or opportunities that before now may have escaped us. Whether current events have given you time to reflect and renew, or have caused you to recognize new pressing legal questions, Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC is here to help. In addition to the strong litigation representation and support you have come to expect from our firm, SMS Attorneys can [...]

2020-07-13T14:59:57+00:00March 27th, 2020|