Employer Alert: DOL Clarifies Position on the Delay or Extension of FMLA Leave

In response to a specific inquiry, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently indicated that an employer is not permitted to delay the designation of an employee’s Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)-qualifying leave, or allow more than the 12 weeks…

Matt Plain and Greg Vanden-Eykel education decision noted in Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

Barton Gilman attorneys, Matthew R. Plain and Greg Vanden-Eykel, recently obtained a favorable decision on behalf of their client, which was covered as the headline article, “Regional school district must reimburse ‘Met’ tech school,” in the March 11, 2019 issue of…

Barton Gilman attorneys obtain jury defense verdict in medical malpractice and informed consent case

Angela L. Carr and Jenna R. Pingitore recently obtained a jury verdict on behalf of a physician following a 4-day trial in Federal District Court in Boston, Massachusetts. The Plaintiff alleged that the orthopedic surgeon failed to warn her of potential risks related…