Jaburg Wilk

News/Publications

  • Real Estate Professionals Using Smart Technology Seminar

    Laura Rogal joins a panel of experts discussing how real estate professionals can use smart technology. They will be addressing the use of technology to advertise while remaining compliant with Fair Housing rules and regulations. Additionally, they will discuss how proprietary information and data needs to be protected.  

    What: The Industry Revolution: Smart Technology, Big Data, Drones & … Read More

    Categories: Internet and Technology, Real Estate, Seminars

  • Supervised Parenting Time – What it is and What it is Not

    In Arizona, parents who are no longer married or not living together share parenting of their minor children.  Sometimes they share equally and sometimes disproportionately with one of the parents possibly due to work schedules or maybe, because one parent is not as involved with the minor children as the other parent. Typically, each parent makes day-to-day decisions while he or she is exercising … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • SCOTUS Says States Can Charge Sales Tax on Online Purchases

    Taxes and the internet are not two things typically lumped together. However, last week, the Supreme Court addressed those two issues in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, when it re-evaluated the question from a 1992 Supreme Court case as to whether state taxes must be collected if the seller isn’t physically located within the state. Twenty-six years ago, the Supreme Court ruled in Quill Corp. v. … Read More

    Categories: Internet and Technology, Article

  • Four Points Every Arizona Subcontractor Must Know About Construction Defect Claims

    Residential Construction Defect (“CD”) litigation begins when unsatisfied homeowners file claims against the developer/general contractor (“GC”) for alleged construction defects. A common misconception amongst subcontractors is that CD claims and lawsuits are matters to be dealt with by the subcontractor’s insurer, and are not the concern of the individual subcontractor. This could … Read More

    Categories: Construction, Article

  • Born in the USA: When Can Products Be Marketed as “Made in the USA”?

    Marketing a product as “Made in the USA” or “Made in America” can provide a competitive advantage to companies using the designation. Some view the designation as signifying a safer or higher-quality product. Many consider the act of purchasing such products patriotic—supporting jobs and industry at home rather than overseas. Because of these potential competitive benefits, there are … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Article

  • Turn On, Tune In, and Drop Out on Your Vacation: Vacation ≠ Work

    Do you vacation at least once or twice a year? You should. Your body and brain need a break. Most of us work hard, but are not built to work every single day without some downtime. If you have a family, they may even want to spend some time with you!

    I was speaking with another attorney recently who was lamenting about an upcoming vacation with his wife and kids. He was complaining about what he had to get done … Read More

    Categories: Other, Blog

  • Jaburg Wilk Names Three New Partners

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (07/01/2018) – Jaburg Wilk named three attorneys – Micalann C. Pepe, Jeffrey Silence and Michael Dvoren - as partners of the firm effective July 1, 2018.

    Micalann Pepe is an insurance, litigation, and business law attorney and represents her insurer clients in insurance coverage disputes and bad faith litigation. She graduated from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Employment, Insurance Litigation, Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, News Release

  • Arizona Court of Appeals Holds Multiple Negligent Acts Constitute a Single Occurrence Under CGL Policy

    The Holding

    In Cincinnati Indem. Co. v. Southwestern Line Constructors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program, et al, 2018 WL 2330627 (May 31, 2018), the Arizona Court of Appeals upheld summary judgment granted to an insurer because, under the Policy’s definition of “occurrence” as an “accident,” a single event caused by several independent acts constitutes a single … Read More

    Categories: Insurance Litigation, Blog

  • Be Nice

    Life seems to be made up of many rules, written and unwritten. Most are a matter of common sense, like just being nice to people you meet and deal with. It sounds so obvious you may be asking yourself why I would spend time even mentioning it. Despite being obvious, I’ll bet someone just came to mind who you dealt with recently and the dealings were unpleasant because the other person just wasn’t nice. … Read More

    Categories: Other, Blog

  • Everyone is Doing Business Online, and Most People are Doing it Wrong - 5 Practical Steps to Protect Your Customer Data

    Data breaches are inevitable. 2017 was the “year of the data breach,” with more exposure of personally identifiable information (“PII”) than ever before. If you were one of the 30% of US-based consumers who were notified of a data breach, it isn’t comforting to know that you aren’t alone in your plight. As a business owner, the feeling is even worse when you identify the … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, Article