In the News Today - September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015

Investors Business Daily highlights “the importance of a friendly business climate and how an honest legal climate buoys it.” Three-fourths of the lawyers polled (in ILR’s 2015 Lawsuit Climate Survey) said that “a state's litigation environment is ‘likely to affect important business decisions such as where to locate or do business.’” (Investors Business Daily)

In addition to the coverage above, the 2015 Lawsuit Climate survey results were highlighted by the Charlotte Business Journal, New Jersey 101.5 FM, WRAL TechWire, and HealthNews Florida.

Uber Technologies Inc. has filed to appeal a federal judge’s certification of a class-action lawsuit by three drivers who claim they are employees, not contractors, and deserve employee benefits. Uber stated that the judge’s ruling is “manifestly erroneous.” (Wall Street Journal)