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Unemployment benefit claim notices: The snail mail you can’t afford to ignore

Most employers routinely receive notices that former employees have applied for unemployment benefits. If the claimant left the company under circumstances that would entitle her to such benefits, many employers simply set aside the notice with no further thought. Recent legislation, however, could make ignoring these notices a costly mistake. As part of the Obama […]

WFAA: Women Sue Over Product They Say ‘Melted’ Hair

Fourteen women – including two from North Texas and one from Houston – are suing Unilever, the maker of a product they claim caused permanent damage to their hair. “It transforms frizzy, unmanageable hair into hair that’s sleeker and easier to style,” said the commercial for the Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion 30-Day Smoothing Kit, which […]

Amy Davis speaks at Army and Air Force Exchange about Building a More Inclusive Workplace, June 25, 2013

I was pleased and honored to be invited to speak at the first meeting of The Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s ALLY group which will provide support to help maintain equitable work environments for all. Here is an article about it from The Dallas Voice – Amy. From Dallas Voice Staff Reports: The Army […]

Davis Now Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law

CD is proud to announce that partner Amy E. Davis received Board Certification in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This designation marks Davis as an attorney dedicated to excellence in labor and employment law. In Texas, Board Certification indicates that an attorney with significant relevant experience in a select […]

CD Scores Win for Henrie Capital

CD client Henrie Capital Partners, Ltd., prevailed in its suit against Hygeia Paragon Holdings, Inc., for breach of its commercial lease. Hygeia abandoned office space leased from HCP with several months of rent still owed. Although Hygeia raised several defenses, including counterclaims for constructive eviction, breach of implied warranty of suitability, and breach of covenant […]

Unilever Lawsuit News Coverage

CD’s recent suit filed on behalf of women whose hair was damaged by a hair straightening product is receiving wide coverage from news outlets across the U.S. Here’s a sampling: Lawyers and Unilever Faces Class Action Lawsuit over Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion 30-Day Smoothing Kit Cosmetics Unilever in court for misleading claims on […]