Employers Must Take Steps to Protect Their Trade Secrets

/cdklawyers.com// 01/07/2012 No employer wants to litigate a case involving the theft of its trade secrets, but employees can and do walk away from companies with confidential information. To avoid these situations, an employer must take steps to protect its valuable information. Doing so may prevent an employee from stealing confidential information; if not, it […]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Examines Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Subrogation Rights

/cdklawyers.com// 12/09/2011 Following a collision that rendered him paraplegic, an employee was paid workers’ compensation benefits. He and his wife sued several third parties for causing the wreck. His employer intervened to protect its subrogation rights for the workers’ compensation benefits it had paid to the employee. Following a vacated jury verdict, the parties settled. […]

Discrimination Attorney Discusses Religious Discrimination and the Holiday Season

/cdklawyers.com// 11/24/2011 Upon entering the holiday season, many employers and employees express confusion over an employer’s obligation to accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs. Keith Clouse, a Dallas discrimination law attorney, offers insight.   Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits an employer with at least 15 employees from discriminating against an employee […]